Valparaiso vs Nebraska

Nebraska 50, Valparaiso 48

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Brandon Ubel scored 17 points, Ray Gallegos added 14 and Nebraska overcame a late scoring drought to hold off cold-shooting Valparaiso 50-48 on Thursday night.

Gallegos made a career-high four 3-pointers, all of them coming during big runs that helped the Cornhuskers (2-0) build a double-digit cushion against the defending Horizon League champion Crusaders (2-1).

But after Ubel scored with 7:20 left to make it an 11-point game, the Huskers didn't get another point until Ubel's two free throws with 14.3 seconds left.

Kevin Van Wijk, who led Valparaiso with 20 points, hit two free throws to make it a two-point game in the final seconds. Matt Kenney missed a desperation 3-pointer at the buzzer.

Valparaiso, which had made 13 3-pointers in each of its first two games, was just 2 of 15 from behind the arc and shot 34 percent overall. The Huskers shot 37 percent.

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Valparaiso Crusaders
R. Broekhoff, F272-114-410148
K. Van Wijk, F276-128-1260120
W. Bogan, G331-40-00113
B. Boggs, G242-51-20155
E. Buggs, G201-21-31023
J. Coleman273-70-06016
M. Kenney251-50-06303
V. Fernandez130-00-01110
A. Rossi40-10-00000
Totals 16-4714-213671548
 34%66.7% 
Nebraska Cornhuskers
B. Ubel, F336-125-650417
A. Almeida, C182-80-15144
D. Talley, G350-51-26431
R. Gallegos, G335-110-030114
B. Parker, G273-50-03327
D. Rivers273-81-24147
M. Peltz160-00-01320
T. Menke70-10-02000
J. Tyrance40-10-00000
S. Vucetic00-00-00000
Totals 19-517-1132122050
 37.3%63.6% 
Horizon League
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Valparaiso6-116-462
Green Bay5-211-8129
Oakland5-315-6132
Wright St.5-314-7138
Ill.-Chicago4-311-9231
N. Kentucky4-413-8190
Milwaukee3-57-14276
Youngstown St.3-69-13251
Clev. St.2-66-14212
Detroit2-64-16267

Big Ten
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Maryland5-117-223
Wisconsin5-116-332
Northwestern5-216-434
Purdue5-216-431
Indiana4-314-677
Michigan St.4-312-836
Minnesota3-415-514
Michigan3-413-780
Iowa3-411-9120
Penn St.3-411-971
Nebraska3-49-1057
Illinois2-512-845
Ohio St.2-512-884
Rutgers1-612-8147
 
Other games
BAYL 84 Final
BC 74
NCST 72 Final
PSU 55
SHOU 45 Final
IND 99
SAM 54 Final
LOU 80
CHATT 55 Final
KAN 69
UTEP 51 Final
ARIZ 72
JMAD 70 Final
UCLA 100