Tulane vs Nebraska

Nebraska 61, Tulane 57

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Andre Almeida's dunk with 1:45 left put Nebraska up for good and the Cornhuskers turned back Tulane 61-57 Wednesday night.

Nebraska (4-0), which led for nearly the entire first half, saw Tulane (3-2) take the lead on Jordan Callahan's jumper with 16:53 left which made the score 40-39. The Green Wave stayed in front until Almeida hit a 6-foot set shot with 4:51 left to put Nebraska up 56-55.

Almeida's dunk broke a tie at 57 and was the final basket of the game. Jordan Callahan missed three free throws with 1:06 remaining after having been fouled on a 3-point attempt. Nebraska's Dylan Talley missed a driving shot. Josh Davis and Callahan each missed shots in the final 40 seconds for Tulane.

Ray Gallegos hit a pair of free throws with 3.5 seconds left to seal the win for Nebraska.

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Tulane Green Wave
J. Davis, F376-157-9132319
K. Timmons, F312-54-46228
T. Bruha, C232-41-33035
R. Tarrant, G383-121-21138
J. Callahan, G326-111-420316
B. Cherry140-10-02000
T. Drye120-01-24021
J. Birchfield70-00-00010
L. Dabney50-10-00010
L. Nwogbo10-00-00000
Totals 19-4915-243351857
 38.8%62.5% 
Nebraska Cornhuskers
B. Ubel, F315-101-332412
A. Almeida, C252-26-861310
R. Gallegos, G344-72-221414
D. Talley, G345-131-373114
B. Parker, G311-31-12713
M. Peltz161-20-01023
D. Rivers152-20-21005
S. Shields140-10-01140
Totals 20-4011-1926151961
 50%57.9% 
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Houston10-519-858
UCF9-718-1092
UConn9-714-14103
Memphis8-718-10106
Tulsa7-813-14121
Temple6-1115-15113
E. Carolina5-1013-15228
Tulane2-145-23282
So. Florida1-157-20299

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Purdue12-423-617
Wisconsin11-422-627
Maryland10-622-722
Minnesota10-622-715
Northwestern9-620-844
Michigan St.9-617-1143
Michigan9-719-1052
Iowa8-816-13112
Illinois6-916-1257
Nebraska6-912-1580
Ohio St.6-1016-1372
Penn St.6-1014-1582
Indiana5-1015-13101
Rutgers2-1413-16166
 
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