Boxscore
Nebraska 70, Penn St. 58
Wednesday, January 11, 2012 8:30 PM
Location - Bob Devaney Sports Center, Lincoln, Nebraska
Officials - John Gaffney, Gene Steratore, Terry Wymer
Attendance - 10791

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
Penn St. 22 36 58
Nebraska 34 36 70

Recap


Bo Spencer scored 19 points as Nebraska claimed its first Big Ten win with a 70-58 victory over visiting Penn State on Wednesday.
 
Toney McCray added 13 points for the Huskers (9-7, 1-4 Big Ten), who shot 55 percent from the field en route to their first conference victory since joining the Big Ten this season.
 
The win was particularly gratifying against a Penn State team that routed Purdue and gave No. 8 Indiana all it could handle over its last two contests.
 
The Nittany Lions (9-9, 1-4) shot just 34.5 percent from the field – including a season-worst 3-of-24 effort from the 3-point line – and matched a season-low with five assists.
 
The woeful offensive performance put a damper on a dominant performance from Tim Frazier, who scored a career-high 30 points while also collecting six rebounds, five steals and each one of his team’s assists.
 
Despite entering this game as one of the two winless teams in conference play, Nebraska established a 12-point lead late in the first half and took that same advantage into the break – the third time in five Big Ten games the Huskers have led at halftime.
 
The Huskers increased the lead to as many as 18 points twice in the second half as they shot a sizzling 62.5 percent from the 3-point line over the final 20 minutes.
 
Frazier notched his Big Ten-leading eighth game of at least 20 points for the Nittany Lions, who fell to 1-5 on the road this season. It also marked the second time this season that he scored at least half of his team’s points in a game.

Penn St. Nittany Lions

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Tim Frazier 40:00 10-16 1-4 9-9 2 4 6 4 2 6 5 0 30
Matt Glover 20:00 0-3 0-2 0-0 0 2 2 0 1 0 1 0 0
Jonathan Graham 10:00 1-1 0-0 1-2 1 1 2 0 2 0 1 0 3
Jermaine Marshall 14:00 1-7 0-3 0-0 1 0 1 0 5 0 1 0 2
Billy Oliver 33:00 2-10 1-8 0-0 2 2 4 0 5 1 2 1 5
Cammeron Woodyard 19:00 1-5 1-2 0-0 1 2 3 0 4 0 3 1 3
Sasa Borovnjak 15:00 3-7 0-1 2-3 3 3 6 0 1 0 0 0 8
Nick Colella 21:00 0-4 0-2 0-0 0 1 1 1 0 2 0 1 0
Ross Travis 22:00 2-6 0-1 3-5 2 5 7 0 1 0 0 0 7
Trey Lewis 6:00 0-1 0-1 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 20-60 3-24 15-19 12 20 32 5 21 9 13 3 58
  33.3% 12.5% 78.9% Team Rebs: 2   Total TO: 13

Nebraska Cornhuskers

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Toney McCray 36:00 5-11 3-7 0-3 1 4 5 1 2 2 1 0 13
Brandon Richardson 25:00 0-0 0-0 4-6 0 1 1 3 4 1 4 0 4
Bo Spencer 36:00 4-8 1-4 10-12 0 4 4 5 0 2 6 0 19
Brandon Ubel 17:00 3-3 0-0 0-0 0 3 3 1 2 0 1 1 6
Caleb Walker 32:00 5-7 2-4 0-2 0 6 6 3 1 1 2 2 12
Jorge Brian Diaz 27:00 2-4 0-0 0-0 2 3 5 0 3 0 2 3 4
Dylan Talley 27:00 3-7 1-4 5-6 1 4 5 1 2 2 0 0 12
TOTAL 200 22-40 7-19 19-29 4 25 29 14 14 8 16 6 70
  55.0% 36.8% 65.5% Team Rebs: 2   Total TO: 16
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