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Nebraska men's basketball: Allen sets arena record but Huskers fall to Penn State

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Posted at 9:14 PM, Feb 23, 2021

LINCOLN, Neb. (KMTV) — Teddy Allen set a Pinnacle Bank Arena & Nebraska men's basketball home game record with 41 points but the Huskers lost to Penn State on Tuesday night, 86-83.

Allen ended up one point short of the single-game NU record of 42 set by Eric Piatkowski in 1994. Trey McGowens added 17 points for the Big Red. McGowens had a chance to tie the game with less than ten seconds remaining but his three point attempt missed.

The Huskers fell to 5-16 overall, 1-13 in the Big Ten.

Nebraska heads to #5 Illinois on Thursday at 6 p.m. on BTN.