Brandon Ubel scored 18 points and Nebraska held on for a 68-59 victory over Nicholls State Saturday afternoon in Lincoln, despite not making a field goal in the final 5:45.
Dylan Talley and David Rivers added 12 points each and Ray Gallegos had 10 for the Huskers (9-4), who went 10-for-10 from the free-throw line in the final minute.
Dentrall Thomas had 18 points and Amin Torres 12 for the Colonels (1-9). Nicholls State scored eight unanswered points to cut the Nebraska lead to 58-54 on T.J. Carpenter's three-pointer with :59 left. The Colonels used a 12-4 run to get to within 53-42 on Lachlan Prest's three-pointer with 6:17 left and made it a 10-point game on Fred Hunter's bank shot with 4:56 remaining that made the score 56-46.
Nicholls State made just three of its first 20 shots and finished the first half 5-of-23. The Colonels shot 59 percent in the second half.
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