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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Scoreboard
Valparaiso (2-1)222648
Nebraska (2-0) «282250

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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% 
Missouri Valley
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Evansville0-04-0218
Loyola-Chi.0-03-0128
Valparaiso0-03-0241
So. Illinois0-02-0292
Bradley0-03-1249
N. Iowa0-03-1125
Drake0-02-1282
Missouri St.0-02-1175
Illinois St.0-01-222
Indiana St.0-01-263

Big Ten
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Maryland0-04-081
Penn St.0-04-049
Purdue0-04-081
Illinois0-03-0105
Iowa0-03-0178
Michigan0-03-0175
Minnesota0-03-07
Ohio St.0-03-040
Rutgers0-03-0236
Northwestern0-03-1236
Nebraska0-02-183
Wisconsin0-02-1121
Michigan St.0-01-1128
Indiana0-01-2258
 
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