KU never trailed in the game and held the Huskers to just three points in the final 8:08 of the game. Kansas was only up at eight at halftime, but outscored Nebraska 37-24 in the second stanza to seal the victory.
The Jayhawks were led by 20 points - 16 in the second half - from freshman Mario Chalmers. The Anchorage, Alaska, native nailed a career-high four three-point baskets to go along with four steals and two assists. Kansas was also spurred by Jeff Hawkins' 11 points off the bench.
Up next for Kansas is a rematch with Iowa State on Saturday in Lawrence. The game is set to get underway at 3 p.m. from Allen Fieldhouse.
Story courtesy: KUAC