Nebraska thumps Oregon 84-63 for first 5-0 start in 15 seasons
Sat, Nov 18, 2023
NCAAB News (AP)
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) - Brice Williams scored 25 points, Rienk Mast had a double-double and Nebraska beat Oregon State 84-63 on Saturday.
Mast scored 15 points and collected 13 rebounds. Reserve Juwan Gary scored 12 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for the Cornhuskers. Nebraska is 5-0 for the first time since the 2008-09 season.
Sam Hoiberg's 3-pointer with 13:14 left before halftime gave Nebraska a 13-11 lead and they never trailed again. Nebraska went to the break up 44-24 and led by double figures throughout the second half. Mast made a pair of foul shots with 13:24 left to put Nebraska ahead 61-30.
Nebraska's 21-point win came despite a 16-for-26 effort from the foul line and 8-for-24 shooting from 3-point range.
Jordan Pope scored 25 points and Tyler Bilodeau scored 15 for the Beavers (3-1).
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