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
Maryland4-116-228
Wisconsin4-115-337
Northwestern4-215-442
Purdue4-215-435
Michigan St.4-212-737
Penn St.3-211-766
Nebraska3-29-850
Minnesota3-315-410
Iowa3-311-8117
Indiana2-312-687
Illinois2-412-744
Michigan2-412-778
Ohio St.1-411-782
Rutgers0-611-8148

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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Kansas6-017-14
Baylor5-117-12
W. Virginia4-115-223
TCU3-214-332
Iowa St.3-311-647
Kansas St.2-313-451
Texas Tech2-313-449
Oklahoma1-47-9167
Texas1-57-11163
Oklahoma St.0-510-760
 
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K-State 57 Final
Baylor 56
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AF 58
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