Nebraska tops Illinois, Penn State shocks IU

Nebraska tops Illinois, Penn State shocks IU

There were two outstanding Big Ten hoops games tonight on BTN. Penn State kicked off the action with a memorable come-from-behind victory over Indiana. Nebraska followed with an impressive home win over Illinois.

Catch up on all the scores, stats and in-game video highlights in this post.

NEBRASKA 67, ILLINOIS 58 | RECAP | BOX | PLAY-BY-PLAY
(AP) Shavon Shields scored a career-high 33 points, making all 15 of his free throws for Nebraska’s best performance at the line in 32 years, and the Cornhuskers defeated Illinois 67-58 on Wednesday night. The Huskers (13-10, 5-6 Big Ten) pulled away with the help of a defense that held Illinois to two field goals over the last 6:57.

PENN STATE 66, INDIANA 65 | RECAP | BOX | PLAY-BY-PLAY
(AP) Tim Frazier scored on a driving layup with 6.1 seconds to go Wednesday night, capping a remarkable rally to give Penn State a 66-65 victory at Indiana. Frazier finished with 14 points as the Nittany Lions (13-12, 4-8 Big Ten) ended a two-game losing streak and defeated Indiana for the first time since March 2011. Kevin “Yogi” Ferrell led the Hoosiers with 16 points. Will Sheehey added 12.

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