Huskers hang with 9th ranked Wisconsin for a while before falling to the Badgers

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Posted at 7:59 PM, Dec 22, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-22 21:03:35-05

MADISON (KMTV) — The Huskers had an early 19-9 lead but it was all Wisconsin after that as the 9th ranked Badgers beat Nebraska in the Big Ten opener on Tuesday in Madison, 67-53.

Dalano Banton scored a team-high 15 for the Big Red, while Brad Davidson was one of four Wisconsin players in double figures leading the Badgers with 15 as well.

NU fell to 4-4 overall and 0-1 in conference play while Wisconsin improved to 7-1 overall and 1-0 in the league.

The Huskers host #19 Michigan on Christmas Day starting at 5 p.m. on BTN.