Created: Thu, 09 Jan 2014 10:43:00 CST
Updated: Fri, 10 Jan 2014 02:24:16 CST
Last season they played in the NCAA Championship game losing that title contest to Rick Pitino's Louisville Cardianls at the Superdome in New Orleans.
Tonight the Michigan Wolverines were at the Pinnacle Back Arena in Lincoln to take on Nebraska in the Huskers first ever home league game in the new building.
Can the Huskers win their first league game of the season or will they drop to 0–3 in conference play?
The Huskers get off to a fast start as Walter Pitchford hits the three pointer.
Leslie Smith also scored early for the Huskers.
Jordan Morgan scored for Michigan as the lead went back and forth.
Shavon Shields and Walter Pitchford hit shots for the Huskers.
Derrick Walton Jr hit a halfcourt three for Michigan going into the half and the Wolverines led 33-30.
Trailiing 70-69 Walton hit a layup with 21 seconds to go and Michigan led 71-70.
Nebraska missed a shot by Terran Petteway and missed tip by Leslie Smith wraps the game up for Michigan 71-70, Nebraska drops to 8-7 and 0-3 in the Big Ten with a game at Purdue next.