Illinois vs Nebraska

Illinois 71, Nebraska 51

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - D.J. Richardson scored a career-high 30 points, Brandon Paul added 14 and Illinois ended a three-game losing streak with a 71-51 victory over Nebraska on Tuesday night.

Illinois (15-5, 2-4 Big Ten) held Nebraska without a field goal for the last 8:51 of the first half and led 35-23 at the break. The Huskers got no closer than six points the rest of the way.

Dylan Talley had 16 points and Brandon Ubel added 10 for the Cornhuskers (10-10, 1-6).

John Groce, in his first year at Illinois, recorded his 100th win in five seasons as a head coach.

The Illini shot 45 percent and committed 14 turnovers, but they had more offensive rebounds (12) than Nebraska had total rebounds (10) in the first half and finished with a 40-28 advantage on the boards.

Nebraska was 2 of 14 on 3s and shot 32 percent for the game.

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Scoreboard
Illinois (15-5) «353671
Nebraska (10-10)232851

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Illinois Fighting Illini
S. McLaurin, F263-41-24127
N. Egwu, C283-62-410148
D. Richardson, G369-146-641330
B. Paul, G294-136-833414
T. Abrams, G220-10-01330
J. Bertrand273-51-18127
T. Griffey171-60-06142
M. Henry50-10-00010
M. LaTulip30-00-00000
I. Djimde20-00-00000
D. Langford20-10-00100
M. Shaw21-20-00003
K. Berardini10-00-02010
Totals 24-5316-2140122471
 45.3%76.2% 
Nebraska Cornhuskers
B. Ubel, F314-112-260410
S. Shields, F210-22-64052
R. Gallegos, G372-80-04215
D. Talley, G324-117-722116
D. Rivers, G212-41-32015
J. Tyrance171-22-22044
B. Parker160-22-20102
A. Almeida131-22-44024
K. Kurkowski30-00-02000
T. Menke30-01-20001
M. Ritchie30-02-21002
S. Vucetic30-20-00000
Totals 14-4421-302851851
 31.8%70% 
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
 
Other games
IOWA 63 Final
OHST 72
MIST 49 Final
WISC 47
SC 65 Final
MIZZ 71
NCST 84 Final
WAKE 86
KAN 59 Final
KSU 55
LOU 64 Final
NOVA 73