Illinois Falls 67-58 to Nebraska - Recap
|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.