BTN.com staff, December 18, 2012
Dylan Talley hit a pair of free throws with 6 seconds left to seal Nebraska's 59-55 win over Jacksonville State Tuesday night. Nebraska (7-3) led 50-35 after a pair of Talley free throws with 7 minutes remaining. Jacksonville State (8-3) then outscored the Cornhuskers 18-4, closing with 56-55 on Ronnie Boggs' corner 3-pointer with 23 seconds left.
Nebraska's Ray Gallegos made one of two free throws to put the Huskers up two. Then Jacksonville State's Chris Deanes drove the lane, missing a wide-open layup. Talley was fouled on the rebound and hit the clinching free throws.
Tim Miles postgame interview:
Shavon Shields postgame interview:
FINAL: A run lasting across the halftime break allowed Nebraska to defeat Jacksonville State 59-55 on Tuesday at Bob Devaney Sports Center in Lincoln. Down 20-13 with 7:42 to go in the first half, Nebraska (7-3) broke out for a 26-6 run to take a 13-point lead midway through the second half.The Cornhuskers led by 15 points with 7:00 remaining and yet nearly saw that lead disappear completely. Brandon Ubel sparked Nebraska, as he contributed 15 points for the Cornhuskers in the game. Shavon Shields was 6-of-7 from the floor and chipped in 14 points for Nebraska.
HALFTIME: Nebraska found itself trailing Jacksonville State late in the first half, but it used a 16-2 run to take a 29-22 lead into halftime. The Huskers, who didn't hit any of their three 3-point attempts, shot 48 percent in the half (11-of-23). Brandon Ubel scored nine points and Shavon Shield added seven to pace seven Huskers in the scoring column.. Jacksonville State's Tarvin Gaines had a big first half, with nine points.
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