Huskers Continue Homestand with UTSA

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LINCOLN, Neb. -- Nebraska is back in action Wednesday night, as the Huskers host UTSA at Pinnacle Bank Arena.

Tipoff is set for 7 p.m., and tickets are available for the matchup for as little as $7 by visiting Huskers.com/Tickets or by calling 800-8-BIGRED. As part of the holiday break, Red Zone seats are also available for purchase for each of the Huskers' three holiday break games (Dec. 20, Dec. 22, Dec. 29) for $20 apiece.

Wednesday's game will be televised nationally on BTN with Wayne Randazzo and Shon Morris on the call. The game is also available on BTN.com, BTN2Go and the Fox Sports Go app.
Fans can follow all of the action across the state of Nebraska on the IMG Husker Sports Network with Kent Pavelka and Matt Davison on the call. The game will also be available on Huskers.com, on the Huskers app and on SiriusXM. The radio broadcast begins one hour prior to tipoff.

Nebraska (7-5) begins the homestretch of non-conference play looking to bounce back from a one-point loss to Kansas Saturday night. In that game, Nebraska led 72-70 on James Palmer's basket with 41.3 seconds left, but Svi Mykhailiuk's 3-pointer gave the Jayhawks the lead for good. Nebraska had two chances in the final 10 seconds to earn the go-head basket, but were unable to get the game winner against KU.

The loss overshadowed a breakout performance by freshman guard Thomas Allen, who came off the bench to score 13 points against the Jayhawks. Allen hit 5-of-7 shots from the field, including a trio of 3-pointers, in just 14 minutes of action. James Palmer Jr. also continued his string of double-figure efforts, leading the Huskers with 14 points while snaring a career-high eight rebounds.
Palmer, in his first season at Nebraska, leads a balanced Husker attack at 14.2 points per game while reaching double figures in each of the last eight contests.

UTSA comes into Wednesday's game on a two-game win streak following a 28-point win over Bethany on Saturday. The Roadrunners rank 20th nationally in scoring offense, putting up 86.6 points per game, and have six players averaging at least eight points per game. The Roadrunners are coached by former Kansas State star Steve Henson, who was an assistant to Lon Kruger at Oklahoma and UNLV.