Neb. beats Ark-Pine Bluff 67-53
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP)—Steve Harley scored 18 points to lead Nebraska, which held Arkansas-Pine Bluff to 12 points over 18 minutes, in Saturday’s 67-53 win.
Nebraska (3-0) trailed 19-11 after Savalance Townsend hit a jumper for Arkansas-Pine Bluff (0-4) with 10:20 left in the first half.
Then the Cornhuskers took control, holding the Golden Lions to just 5 points in the remainder of the period. Nebraska took the lead for good on Ryan Anderson’s jumper that brought the score to 24-22 with 4:37 left in the half.
Nebraska led by 8 at intermission and expanded that lead to 10 on Harley’s jumper a minute into the second half.
The Huskers went up 47-31 on Ade Dagunduro’s dunk with 12:23 remaining. Arkansas-Pine Bluff scored only 7 points in the first 8 minutes of the second half.
Nebraska’s biggest lead was 22.