LINCOLN (KMTV) — The Nebraska men's basketball team finally earned its first Big Ten win of the season as the Huskers snapped a ten game losing streak defeating Minnesota on Wednesday in Lincoln, 78-65.
NU improved to 7-17 overall, 1-12 in conference play. Alonzo Verge Jr. scored a game-high 22 points for the Big Red.
Nebraska was ignited early by an amazing alley oop from Trey McGowens to his brother Bryce McGowens.
Just a few minutes later, the brothers connected on another alley oop to put NU up 9-2.
After taking a 32-21 lead into the locker room, the Huskers came out firing again in the 2nd half as Alonzo Verge Jr. made a heads up in-bounds play bouncing the ball off a Minnesota player's back before laying it in.
The Huskers head to Iowa on Sunday starting at 1 p.m. on FS1.