Nebraska Falls At UTEP 68-52

By: The Associated Press Email
By: The Associated Press Email

Konner Tucker and Jaques Streeter had 17 points apiece to help host Texas-El Paso defeat Nebraska 68-52 in the championship game of the Don Haskins Sun Bowl Invitational on Sunday night.

Nebraska (8-4) did not score until 13:31 into the first half. The Huskers then began to chip away at the lead when UTEP went cold for a four-minute stretch, but closed out the half going on a 16-5 run.

The second half was much of the same as UTEP (6-5) controlled the pace. Nebraska cut the lead to as little as eight with a 13-4 run late, but UTEP stayed ahead.

Nebraska shot 37.3 percent from the field for the game while UTEP shot 47 percent and led by as many as 22 points. Ray Gallegos led the Huskers with 22 points. Brandon Ubel had 11 points. Dylan Talley, who had averaged 15 points per game, was held to four points.


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