Nebraska Defeats Northern Illinois 63-58 - Recap

Nebraska got 18 points from Deverell Biggs as they ran past Northern Illinois 63-58 on Saturday at Pinnacle Bank Arena.

Nebraska earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 17.5-point spread.

Nebraska got 13 points from Leslee Smith and another 12 points from Terran Petteway. Tai Webster contributed 3 assists, while Leslee Smith cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.

Northern Illinois got 18 points from Jordan Threloff in a losing cause and another 13 points from Dontel Highsmith. Travon Baker contributed 3 assists for them, while Darrell Bowie had 7 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Nebraska were victorious, as the score was 35-28 at the break.