Illinois vs Nebraska

Nebraska 80, Illinois 57

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Bo Spencer scored 27 points and Nebraska used a 36-4 run to roll over Illinois 80-57 Saturday.

The Cornhuskers (12-13, 4-10 Big Ten) snapped a four-game losing streak and sent the Illini (16-11, 5-9) to their fifth consecutive loss.

Joining Spencer in double figures were Caleb Walker with 13 points and Brandon Richardson with 12.

D.J. Richardson led Illinois with 15 points.

Nebraska jumped in front with a 17-2 run to close the first half. The Huskers held the Illini without a basket for more than 7 minutes and forced six turnovers.

The Nebraska spurt continued after intermission. The Huskers outscored Illinois 19-2 to open the second half, going up 52-28 on Mike Fox's 3-pointer with 14:33 remaining. Nebraska's biggest lead was 32 on Spencer's layup, which made the score 68-36 with 7 minutes left.

Nebraska made 56 percent (30 of 54) and outscored Illinois by 10 in the paint.

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Illinois Fighting Illini
T. Griffey, F192-50-02005
M. Leonard, C324-61-15249
D. Richardson, G286-121-251115
T. Abrams, G253-53-403311
J. Bertrand, G171-30-23522
B. Paul261-70-02322
S. Maniscalco201-20-00023
N. Egwu110-31-25021
M. Henry103-82-30008
M. Shaw60-11-22121
I. Djimde40-00-02000
K. Berardini10-00-00000
J. Selus10-10-00000
Totals 21-539-1627151857
 39.6%56.3% 
Nebraska Cornhuskers
B. Ubel, F264-50-06348
C. Walker, G315-82-250213
B. Spencer, G309-114-424027
B. Richardson, G295-100-046012
T. McCray, G243-61-14148
D. Talley202-62-23206
M. Fox172-30-01215
C. Niemann80-00-01100
C. Hilliard40-20-21040
J. Moore40-00-00000
D. Rivers30-30-21000
K. Kurkowski20-00-00000
J. Tyrance20-01-22011
Totals 30-5410-1533191680
 55.6%66.7% 
Big Ten
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Purdue14-427-819
Wisconsin12-627-1036
Maryland12-624-934
Minnesota11-724-1020
Michigan10-826-1225
Northwestern10-824-1251
Michigan St.10-820-1550
Iowa10-819-1581
Illinois8-1020-1564
Indiana7-1018-1679
Ohio St.7-1117-1590
Penn St.6-1215-18101
Nebraska6-1212-19108
Rutgers3-1515-18172

Big 12
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Kansas16-231-43
Baylor12-627-811
W. Virginia12-628-924
Iowa St.12-624-1121
Oklahoma St.9-920-1340
Kansas St.8-1021-1457
TCU6-1222-1567
Texas Tech6-1218-14123
Oklahoma5-1311-20171
Texas4-1411-22157
 
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DEP 82
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UConn 64
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DAVID 74
UNLV 45 Final
N Mexico 65
Florida St 76 Final
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Virginia 71
K-State 57 Final
Baylor 56
Missouri 71 Final
Tx A&M 62
SDSU 56 Final
AF 58
Ole Miss 62 Final
Kentucky 77
CLEM 52 Final
NC 74
Florida 98 Final
Arkansas 68
STMA 51 Final
MRST 65
GTOWN 63 Final
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ND 74 Final
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