This has been a week for Husker basketball as the Men’s Basketball team won their second victory Tuesday night against Western Illinois. The Huskers won this game 62-47.
The Huskers shot 56 points during the first half, including 4-of-8 from the 3 pint range while holding their opponents to only 32 percent by the half and only slightly better by the second half with 38 percent.
The second half of the game was not as exciting for the huskers where they were only able to score another 8 points in the whole half. Despite only being able to shoot at 32 percent during their second half, they were at points as much as 23 points above their opponents during this game.
The Husker Men’s Basketball team will have their next game at home against South Carolina State on Sunday afternoon. Game is set to take place at 2 p.m. at the Pinnacle Bank. Fans who wish to keep up with the game can watch on the Big Ten Digital Network or listen to the game on the Husker Sports Network.
There were many exciting game notes that should be taken into account for this game. The first is that coach Tim Miles won his 300th career game tonight. He has been head coach of the past 19 seasons and holds a 300-238 record.
Walter Pitchford, a sophomore transfer, finished the game with 14 points, which is a career high for him.
Shevon Shields reach figures in the double digits for the 4th time and got 13 points during this game.
During both of the games held this season, Nebraska has never trailed against either of their opponents.
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