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Nebraska basketball downs Minnesota on the road

Nebraska basketball downs Minnesota on the road
Posted at 10:17 PM, Feb 06, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-06 23:17:26-05

Nebraska basketball racked up its fourth-straight win Tuesday night on the road in a Big Ten conference matchup with Minnesota 91-85. The Huskers improved to 18-8 on the season and 9-4 in Big Ten play.

Four different Huskers tallied double-digit scoring led by Isaiah Roby with 21 points, eight rebounds and two assists. James Palmer Jr. came up just short of a triple-double, finishing with 19 points, 7 rebounds and nine assists.

Nebraska's three-point shooting allowed them to jump out to an early lead and the Huskers connected on 11 of their 23 three point attempts in the game. From the field, the Huskers finished shooting just above 50%. 

With the win, Nebraska extended their lead in the fourth place spot in the conference standings over Michigan.

Up next for the Huskers is a home conference matchup with Rutgers Saturday at 3 p.m. in Pinnacle Bank Arena.