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Illinois Falls 67-58 to Nebraska - Recap

Shavon Shields poured in 33 points for Nebraska on Wednesday, as they defeated Illinois 67-58 at Pinnacle Bank Arena.

Nebraska was a favorite by 3 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors.

Nebraska got 16 points from Terran Petteway and another 7 points from Walter Pitchford. Tai Webster contributed 2 assists, while David Rivers cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.

Illinois got 23 points from Rayvonte Rice in a losing cause and another 9 points from Kendrick Nunn. Tracy Abrams contributed 3 assists for them, while Nnanna Egwu had 12 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Nebraska were victorious, as the score was 31-30 at the break.

Illinois won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 36-28.