Husker Men Prevail Over Miami, 60-49

By: WOWT, Associated Press Email
By: WOWT, Associated Press Email

Terran Petteway scored all 14 of his points in the second half and Walter Pitchford added 13, and Nebraska posted a grinding 60-49 victory on Wednesday night.

The win allowed the Big Ten to forge a 6-6 tie in the 12-game, two-night Big Ten/ACC Challenge. The Big Ten, by virtue of the tie, retains the Commissioner's Cup and is 3-10-2 in the 15 Challenges.

Shavon Shields added nine points and seven rebounds for the Huskers (6-2), and Leslee Smith had 10 rebounds to go with seven points. Rion Brown had 23 of his 25 points in the second half for Miami (5-4).

The Huskers, picked to finish last in the Big Ten, went on a 19-9 run to break open the game after Miami pulled to 36-31.


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