Northwestern Ends 3-Game Skid, Beats Nebraska 77-65

Joscelyn Hynes/NU Communications

Pete Nance scored 20 points and Northwestern pulled away in the second half to beat Nebraska 77-65.

Northwestern (13-13, 6-11 Big Ten) ended a three-game losing skid while Nebraska (7-20, 1-15) has lost three straight.

Boo Buie and Chase Audige added 15 points apiece for Northwestern, which opened the second half on a 26-14 run for an 18-point lead with about 10 minutes left and stretched it to 68-47 with 7:27 remaining.

Alonzo Verge Jr. and Bryce McGowens had 15 points apiece for the Cornhuskers, who pulled to 72-63 but didn’t get closer.