South Dakota @ Nebraska
Current Records: South Dakota 4-1; Nebraska 4-2
What to Know
The Nebraska Cornhuskers' homestand continues as they prepare to take on the South Dakota Coyotes at 2 p.m. ET Nov. 27 at Pinnacle Bank Arena. The Cornhuskers are out to keep their three-game home win streak alive.
Nebraska has more to be thankful for after their contest against the Tennessee State Tigers on Tuesday. Nebraska snuck past Tennessee State with a 79-73 victory. Nebraska got double-digit scores from four players: guard Bryce McGowens (18), guard Alonzo Verge Jr. (18), forward Derrick Walker (16), and guard C.J. Wilcher (15).
As for South Dakota, they can't say they have nothing to be thankful for this Thanksgiving week. They took their matchup at home on Tuesday with ease, bagging a 99-58 win over the Presentation Saints.
The Cornhuskers are the favorite in this one, with an expected 12-point margin of victory. But bettors beware: they are only 2-4 against the spread when favored.
Their wins bumped Nebraska to 4-2 and the Coyotes to 4-1. Alonzo Verge Jr. will be someone to keep an eye on after he posted a double-double on 18 points and ten assists along with five boards on Tuesday. Let's see if he can build on that strong performance or if South Dakota's defense can bottle him up.
How To Watch
- When: Saturday at 2 p.m. ET
- Where: Pinnacle Bank Arena -- Lincoln, Nebraska
- TV: BTN Plus
- Follow: CBS Sports App
- Ticket Cost: $6.00
The Cornhuskers are a big 12-point favorite against the Coyotes, according to the latest college basketball odds.
The oddsmakers were right in line with the betting community on this one, as the game opened as a 12-point spread, and stayed right there.
Nebraska have won both of the games they've played against South Dakota in the last seven years.
- Dec 01, 2020 - Nebraska 76 vs. South Dakota 69
- Dec 03, 2016 - Nebraska 73 vs. South Dakota 61
Injury Report for Nebraska
- Trey McGowens: Out (Foot)