Western Illinois Falls 62-47 Against Nebraska - Game Recap

Nebraska got 14 points from Walter Pitchford en route to a 62-47 victory over Western Illinois on Tuesday at Pinnacle Bank Arena.

Nebraska won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 13-point spread as favorites.

Nebraska got 13 points from Terran Petteway and another 13 points from Shavon Shields. Terran Petteway contributed 2 assists, while Terran Petteway cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.

Western Illinois got 10 points from Tate Stensgaard in a losing cause and another 8 points from Michael Ochereobia. Jabari Sandifer contributed 3 assists for them, while Michael Ochereobia had 8 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Nebraska were victorious, as the score was 36-17 at the break.

The rebound battle favored Nebraska as they grabbed 34 boards, while Western Illinois only had 30.