Huskers Edge Minnesota at Pinnacle Bank Arena

Nebraska holds off Minnesota 82-78

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By Ed Littler and Will Sherratt


Updated: Mon, 27 Jan 2014 08:36:07 CST

A crushing loss on the road to Penn State is ancient history for the Huskers as they take the court this afternoon against the Minnesota Golden Gophers. The Gophers are without their leading scorer Andre Hollins, the Huskers without guard Deverill Biggs for personal reasons.

Let's go to Pinnacle Bank Arena for the action.

Terran Petteway looking for a big night for the Huskers.

Andre Hollins of the Gophers didn't play out with an ankle injury, he is their leading scorer.

Early in the game Shavon Shields hits Walter Pitchford for the slam dunk, Huskers led 2–0.

Then its Pitchford from the outside for three, he was 3 for 3 from downtown and had 13 points on the night.

Elliot Eliason comes back with a dunk for the Gophers. The former Chadron Cardinal was held to five points for Richard Pitino's Gophers.

What a game for Terran, he ends up with 35, three of them here giving the Huskers a 35–30 lead at the break.

We go to the 2nd half, Pitchford again finds the range from the outside for three more.

More Petteway from Ray Gallegos, up and under for the finish and Nebraska led 44–33.

Under 7 to plya, Terran with the step back count it and it's a new career high for Terran.

Late it was the Gophers making a run as Malik Smith makes the steal and score..

Shavon Shields comes back for 2 more for the Huskers, he had 10 points, Nebraska is able to keep Minnesota at bay with an 82–78 win to go 10–9 on the season and 2–5 in the Big Ten. News 5's Will Sherratt has this report.