Wilcher Scores Career-Best 21; Nebraska Beats Omaha 75-61


C.J. Wilcher made four 3-pointers and scored a career-high 21 points to lead Nebraska to a 75-61 victory over Omaha.

Wilcher, a 6-foot-5 guard from Plainfield, N.J., was 8 of 12 from the field. Sam Griesel added 18 points for Nebraska (2-0). Emmanuel Bandoumel made two 3s and also had 18 points. Blaise Keita grabbed 12 rebounds and chipped in nine points.

About halfway through the second, Omaha’s Luke Jungers made a layup and Jaeden Marshall converted a four-point play to get the Mavericks to 55-48 but didn’t get closer. Marshall scored 16 points for Omaha (0-2).

Marquel Sutton added 14 points.