|Northwestern||R Hearn 14.4||J Swopshire 6.1||D Sobolewski 4.5|
|Nebraska||D Talley 13.1||B Ubel 6.7||D Talley 2.7|
On Saturday, Nebraska welcomes Northwestern at Bob Devaney Sports Center. It gets started at 3:00 EST and you can catch it on ESPNU. The Cornhuskers last met the Wildcats on 2/2/2012 and lost 84-74.
Nebraska is currently in 11th place in the Big Ten and Northwestern is in 8th place.
In their last match-up, Dylan Talley finished with 16 points in the Cornhuskers 71-51 loss against Illinois on January 22nd. With 13.1 points per game and 2.7 assists per game, he has team-best marks in both categories. For the Wildcats, Jared Swopshire finished with 16 points and 8 rebounds in the 55-48 win over Minnesota on January 23rd. He is averaging 9.6 points per game in addition to a team-best 6.1 rebounds per game.
Northwestern has a statistical edge over Nebraska in one specific area, scoring, where the Wildcats have the upper hand over the Cornhuskers, 65 points per game to 58 points per game.
- Andre Almeida is ranked 5th in the Big Ten in blocks.
- Nebraska allows fewer rebounds (31.5 allowed per game vs 34.8 allowed per game) than Northwestern this season.
- We make our fans proud. Nebraska has a better record at home than Northwestern this season (7-2 vs 6-4).
- The Nebraska blocks leader (Andre Almeida) has more blocks than the Northwestern blocks leader (Alex Olah).
- The Nebraska three-point leader (Ray Gallegos) has more three-pointers than the Northwestern three-point leader (Dave Sobolewski).
- Keep filling up on cupcakes. Nebraska has a stronger schedule than Northwestern this season (SOS Rank: #77 vs #90).
- Nebraska has a much lower in-state cost per year according to Kiplinger than Northwestern ($15,894 vs $54,190).
- The Nebraska scoring leader (Dylan Talley) has more points than the Northwestern scoring leader (Reggie Hearn).
- The Nebraska rebounding leader (Brandon Ubel) has more rebounds than the Northwestern rebounding leader (Jared Swopshire).
- Nebraska has a much lower out-of-state cost per year according to Kiplinger than Northwestern ($27,594 vs $54,190).
- Even computers respect Nebraska more. We have a better RPI this season than Northwestern (RPI: #76 vs #107).
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