Huskers upset Maryland to advance to Big Ten quarterfinals
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LINCOLN, NE - JANUARY 17: Head coach Tim Miles of the Nebraska Cornhuskers watches action during the game against the Michigan State Spartans at Pinnacle Bank Arena on January 17, 2019 in Lincoln, Nebraska. (Photo by Steven Branscombe/Getty Images)
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.
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