Lincoln, NE (Sports Network) - Brandon Ubel recorded a double-double to lead
the Nebraska Cornhuskers to a 59-55 triumph over the Jacksonville State
Gamecocks at the Devaney Center.
Ubel finished with 15 points and 10 rebounds for Nebraska (7-3) which had lost
back-to-back games entering play. Shavon Shields added 14 points and Dylan
Talley chipped in 10 points.
Darion Rackley led four players in double figures for Jacksonville State (8-3)
with 17 points. Tarvin Gaines contribute ed 13 points, Ronnie Boggs chipped in
11 and Brian Williams tacked on 10. The Gamecocks had a five-game winning
streak put to an end in the loss.
Nebraska led 29-22 at the break by shooting at a 47.8 percent clip while
limiting Jacksonville State to just 30.8 percent shooting. The Gamecocks
stayed within striking distance by outscoring the Cornhuskers 9-0 from beyond
The Cornhuskers led by as many as 13 points in the second half but had that
lead slashed to one (56-55) with 21 seconds remaining. Nebraska was able to
hold off Jacksonville State by hitting 3-of-4 free throw attempts in the final
seconds while the Gamecocks missed two final shots.
Nebraska outscored Jacksonville State 28-16 on points in the paint and had an
advantage in contributions form the bench with 18 points to just four from the
Gamecocks' reserves. The Cornhuskers miss all five of their shots from beyond
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