Huskers Return Home for Minnesota

By: Courtesy: Nebraska Media Relations
By: Courtesy: Nebraska Media Relations

The Nebraska men's basketball team looks to bounce back following a disappointing loss to Northwestern on Sunday afternoon, as the Huskers welcome the Minnesota Golden Gophers to town.

As part of Super Sunday, tickets for the game between the Huskers and Golden Gophers can be purchased for as little as $5 by calling 800-8-BIGRED on Friday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., visiting Huskers.com or at the Devaney Center Ticket Office Sunday morning beginning at 10:30 a.m. In addition, Wimmer's hot dogs will be available at the concession stands for $2 for Sunday's game.

Tipoff from the Bob Devaney Sports Center is set for Noon and the game will be televised nationally on the Big Ten Network with Tom Hart and Keno Davis on the call. The game will also be available on BTN.com and the BTN2Go App on select mobile devices.

The Nebraska-Minnesota game will also be carried across Nebraska on the 30-station IMG Husker Sports Radio Network with Kent Pavelka and Matt Davison calling all of the action. The game can also be heard on the Internet at Huskers.com and season audio packages are also available for purchase on the Huskers' App for your iPhone or iPod Touch.

Nebraska (11-10, 3-7 Big Ten) has to rebound quickly following an 84-74 loss at Northwestern on Thursday night. Nebraska, which was leading the Big Ten in 3-point defense in league play, surrendered a season-high 14 3-pointers to the Wildcats, including 10 in the first half as Northwestern built a 41-26 halftime lead.

Nebraska rallied behind Bo Spencer, who scored 20 of his team-high 24 points in the second half, as the Huskers cut the lead to 54-53 with 10:38 left and was within three points, at 75-72, with 1:33 left before the Wildcats put the game away. Spencer led three Huskers in double figures with his sixth 20-point game of the year.

Minnesota (16-7, 4-6 Big Ten) also looks to get back on the winning track following a 63-59 loss at Iowa on Wednesday night. In that game, the Gophers fell behind early, only to take a 10-point second-half lead before Iowa came back in the final minutes. Ralph Sampson III led three Gophers in double figures with 13 points, while Julian Welch and Austin Hollins, added 12 and 11, respectively.

Courtesy: Nebraska Media Relations


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