Northwestern vs. Nebraska: Recap and Stats

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Northwestern vs. Nebraska: Recap and Stats
Northwestern 49
(12-9, 5-2 away)
Nebraska 64
(11-10, 9-5 home)
Venue: Bob Devaney Sports Center
3:00PM ET / 12:00PM PT, January 26, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Northwestern 22 27 49
Nebraska 24 40 64
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Northwestern R Hearn 14 J Swopshire 6 D Sobolewski 4
Nebraska D Talley 13 B Ubel 7 D Talley 2

Nebraska waxed Northwestern 64-49 in conference play on Saturday, January 26th. This was anybody's game in the first half, with Nebraska up by only one at the break, but then they had a big second half to put the game away. Brandon Ubel got 14 points and 12 rebounds for the Cornhuskers, earning a double-double. Dylan Talley had a team-high 20 points and added eight rebounds. Jared Swopshire registered a double-double for the Wildcats on 11 points and 16 rebounds. Nebraska (11-10, 2-6 Big Ten) travels to 12th-ranked Minnesota (15-4, 3-3 Big Ten) on Tuesday, January 29th.

Nebraska Game Notes

  • This game was statistically over in the 2nd half with 2:24 left to go.
  • Nebraska started 11-10 during the 2011, 2004, and 2001 seasons (since 1996).
  • Nebraska beat the spread by 16.5 points. That makes the 10th time this season the Cornhuskers have beaten the spread.
  • The Cornhuskers have won 100% of the time this season (7-0) after recording 64 or more total points.
  • Nebraska has won 100% of the time this season (9-0) when its field goal percentage has been 45.1% or better.
  • Nebraska has won 100% of the time this season (4-0) when opponents record 18 or fewer field goals made.
  • This season Nebraska has won 86% of the time (6-1) when Brandon Ubel has 14 points or more and 78% of the time (7-2) when Ray Gallegos has 3 three-pointers or more.
  • The Cornhuskers set a season high for rebounds.
  • The last time Nebraska recorded at least 43 rebounds was Nov 14, 2011 against USC.
  • This is the 13th game at home this season--Nebraska has a -0.1 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • Brandon Ubel recorded a team season high in offensive rebounds with 7.
  • Dylan Talley accounted for 31.2% of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Brandon Ubel and Shavon Shields) accounted for 46.5% of the rebounds.
  • Dylan Talley has led the team in scoring in 9 out of 21 games this season.
  • Brandon Ubel has led the team in rebounding in 12 out of 21 games this season.
  • This marks the 8th 20-point game of Dylan Talley's career.
  • Dylan Talley had a career high with 8 defensive rebounds.
  • Brandon Ubel recorded the 6th double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Brandon Ubel has 3 straight double-digit point games.
  • Brandon Ubel recorded a double-double. It was his 4th this season and 5th of his career.
  • Brandon Ubel had a career high with 7 offensive rebounds.

Northwestern Game Notes

  • Northwestern lost and did not cover the spread.
  • Jared Swopshire recorded a team season high in rebounds with 16 and defensive rebounds with 11.
  • Dave Sobolewski accounted for 42.8% of the team's points.
  • Jared Swopshire accounted for 47.0% of the team's rebounds.
  • Dave Sobolewski has led the team in scoring 6 times in 21 games this season.
  • Jared Swopshire has led the team in rebounding 13 times in 21 games this season.
  • This marks the 5th 20-point game of Dave Sobolewski's career.
  • Dave Sobolewski set a career high with 8 field goals made.
  • Jared Swopshire recorded the 5th double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Jared Swopshire has 4 straight double-digit point games.
  • Jared Swopshire recorded a double-double. It was his 2nd this season and 3rd of his career.
  • Jared Swopshire set career highs with 16 rebounds and 11 defensive rebounds.
NU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AJared Swopshire3911161201
ADave Sobolewski392161304
CA. Marcotullio21323002
C-Alex Olah22330011
C-Reggie Hearn32602102
DTre Demps26230101
DMike Turner17001100
NEB PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Brandon Ubel3914123021
ADylan Talley392081213
B+Ray Gallegos391121210
B-David Rivers26840100
B-Shavon Shields25681002
CBenny Parker21332305
-Trevor Menke5002000
-Jordan Tyrance3020000

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