Northwestern Snaps 12-Game Losing Streak At Last With Win Over NebraskaMiller Kopp took Northwestern’s first shot in overtime Sunday, draining a 3-pointer that triggered a 7-0 Wildcat run and the Wildcats held on for a win over Nebraska that snapped their 12-game losing streak.
Ex-Bulls Coach Fred Hoiberg Hired At Struggling NebraskaFred Hoiberg, the former NBA player who coached Iowa State and the Chicago Bulls, was hired Saturday to coach a Nebraska team that had big hopes this season but finished with a 19-17 record and out of the NCAA Tournament yet again.
Turnover-Prone Illini Defeated By Cornhuskers 54-35Illinois committed turnovers on four of five full possessions spanning the halves, and Nebraska converted them into 24 points.
Black's Career-High 28 Pushes Illinois Past Nebraska, 72-66There were six ties and nine lead changes during the game.
Nebraska Beats Illinois On James Palmer's Last-Second 3-PointerPalmer finished with 24 points on 10-of-19 shooting in a 64-63 win.
Northwestern Beats Nebraska In OT, 31-24Justin Jackson ran 31 times for 154 yards and a touchdown.
Nebraska Rolls Past Illinois, 28-6Illinois (2-2, 0-1) continued to struggle behind run-first quarterback Chayce Crouch.
Northern Illinois Stuns Nebraska 21-17 As Tanner Lee StrugglesJordan Huff scored the winning touchdown midway through the fourth quarter.
3-Point Barrage Keys Illinois' 73-57 Win At NebraskaMalcolm Hill scored 19 points, and the Illini made 13 3-pointers.
Northwestern Beats Nebraska, 73-61Vic Law scored 20, and the Wildcats (17-4, 6-2 Big Ten) won their fifth straight to match their longest streak in conference play since the 1965-'66 season.
Northwestern Tops Nebraska, 74-66Scottie Lindsey scored 15 of his 19 points in the second half.