Nebraska Gets First Win At Rutgers Since 2018


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Keisei Tominaga scored 15 of his 22 points in the second half, C.J. Wilcher added 17 points and Nebraska beat Rutgers 82-72.

Nebraska won its first game at Rutgers since Jan. 24, 2018. The Cornhuskers also have their first two-game winning streak in conference play this season.

Nebraska led throughout the second half — with its advantage not dropping below seven points in the final 10 minutes.

Cam Spencer made a 3-pointer from the corner to pull Rutgers within 78-70, but the Cornhuskers made two free throws with 43.7 seconds left and again with 33 remaining to secure it.

Derrick Walker added 16 points and Sam Griesel had 12 points, 11 rebounds and five assists for Nebraska.