Huskers Hold Off South Dakota 76-69

Photo Courtesy: Scott Bruhn, NU Communications

Teddy Allen scored 23 points and Nebraska turned back South Dakota 76-69. Allen made two free throws to start a 9-0 burst that put Nebraska’s lead at 57-43 midway through the second half.

A few minutes later, he had a three-point play and a jumper that pushed the difference to 18 with six minutes to go. Trey McGowens added 13 points for the Cornhuskers.

Stanley Umude scored nine-straight points early in the second half to keep the Coyotes close. A.J. Plitzuweit scored 24 points for South Dakota and Umde had 23 points, 11 rebounds and five assists.

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