Behind 28 points from forward Andrew White, Nebraska jumped out early and found their first Big Ten win on Saturday against Rutgers, 90-56.
Nebraska (9-8, 1-3) started the game on a 17-4 run, behind two quick threes from White. The Kansas transfer also added nine rebounds, while shooting 11 of 14 from the floor.
Three other Nebraska players scored in double-figures, including freshman Ed Morrow who scored 10 points. It was the first time the former Chicago prep has been in double-figures since November.
The Huskers outrebounded Rutgers 43-25, a team who has struggled inside to stay healthy.
*-Nebraska’s 90 points was the most by the Huskers in a conference game since scoring 93 against Colorado in 2006. NU’s previous high in Big Ten play was 82 against Minnesota on Jan. 26, 2014.
*-It was NU’s highest road total in conference play since scoring 96 at Oklahoma on Jan. 20, 1999.
*-The win snaps NU’s 11-game conference losing streak dating back to last season and was NU’s first road win since a win at Indiana on March 5, 2014.