Nebraska snags first Big Ten win, 90-56 over Rutgers

Nebraska found their way into the Big Ten win column on Saturday, with a 90-56 win over Rutgers.

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.  

GAME NOTES:

*-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.


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