Nebraska vs. Penn State: Recap and Stats

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Nebraska vs. Penn State: Recap and Stats
Nebraska 68
(10-9, 2-5 away)
Penn State 64
(8-10, 7-7 home)
Venue: Bryce Jordan Center
1:00PM ET / 10:00AM PT, January 19, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Nebraska 33 35 68
Penn State 28 36 64
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Nebraska R Gallegos 13 B Ubel 6 D Talley 2
Penn State T Frazier 16 R Travis 7 D (DJ) Newbill 4

On Saturday, January 19th, Penn State took on Nebraska and was beaten at home by the Cornhuskers 68-64 in conference play. The Nittany Lions got a team-high 18 points and two rebounds from Jermaine Marshall. Devonte (DJ) Newbill had 11 points and added seven rebounds. For the Cornhuskers, Shavon Shields finished with a season-high 29 points and six rebounds. Penn State (8-10, 0-6 Big Ten) takes on second-ranked Indiana (15-2, 3-1 Big Ten) on Wednesday, January 23rd on the road.

Penn State Game Notes

  • Penn State started 8-10 during the 2009 and 1996 seasons (since 1996).
  • Penn State has lost 80% of the time this season (2-8) after recording 36 or fewer rebounds.
  • When the opposition shoots a field goal percentage of 47.1% or better this season, Penn State has lost 100% of the time (0-6).
  • When the opposition records 24 or more field goals made this season, Penn State has lost 83% of the time (1-5).
  • When the opposition records 8 or more steals this season, Penn State has lost 80% of the time (1-4).
  • Penn State has recorded fewer assists than their opponents for the past 6 games.
  • This is the 12th game at home this season--PSU has a 0.5 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • The top two scorers (Jermaine Marshall and Devonte (DJ) Newbill) accounted for 45.3% of the points.
  • Jermaine Marshall has led the team in scoring in 8 out of 18 games this season.
  • Devonte (DJ) Newbill has led the team in rebounding in 3 out of 18 games this season.
  • This was the 3rd foul out of the season for Sasa Borovnjak.

Nebraska Game Notes

  • Shavon Shields recorded a team season high in points with 29.
  • Shavon Shields accounted for 42.6% of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Brandon Ubel and Shavon Shields) accounted for 44.4% of the rebounds.
  • Brandon Ubel has led the team in rebounding 10 times in 19 games this season.
  • Dylan Talley set a career high with 6 assists.
  • This marks the 1st 20-point game of Shavon Shields's career.
  • This was the 2nd foul out of the season for Shavon Shields.
NEB PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Shavon Shields382960306
ABrandon Ubel311263020
B+Dylan Talley39846011
B+Ray Gallegos381541202
CBenny Parker18012200
C-David Rivers23410100
-Andre Almeida9030011
-Jordan Tyrance4010000
PSU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
B+J. Marshall391821222
B+D. Newbill331176116
BSasa Borovnjak25852101
C+Ross Travis29851001
C+Nick Colella31660101
C+Brandon Taylor27960002
-Jonathan Graham7110000
-P. Ackerman5000000
-Donovon Jack3000001

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