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Huskers upset Maryland to advance to Big Ten quarterfinals

Posted at 4:31 PM, Mar 14, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-14 17:38:39-04

CHICAGO (KMTV) — The Nebraska men's basketball team upset 5th seeded Maryland on Thursday to advance to the Big Ten Tournament quarterfinals, 69-61

The Huskers now move on to face 4th seed Wisconsin on Friday starting at approximately 2 p.m. on BTN. It's just the 2nd time in tournament history that a 13th seed has advanced to the quarterfinals. James Palmer Jr. scored a game-high 24 points, while Glynn Watson Jr. had 19.

With the win, NU improved to 18-15 on the year. The Big Red led for most of the game and by as many as 14.