Nebraska vs. Minnesota: Recap and Stats

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Nebraska vs. Minnesota: Recap and Stats
Nebraska 65
(11-11, 2-6 away)
(23) Minnesota 84
(16-5, 13-2 home)
Venue: Williams Arena
9:00PM ET / 6:00PM PT, January 29, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Nebraska 35 30 65
Minnesota 44 40 84
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Nebraska R Gallegos 30 R Gallegos 4 B Parker 6
Minnesota R Williams 23 T Mbakwe 8 A Hollins 5

On Tuesday, January 29th, Nebraska was blown out by No. 23 Minnesota 84-65 in conference play. The Cornhuskers remain winless versus AP-Ranked teams at 0-5 for the season. Ray Gallegos played brilliantly for the Cornhuskers and got a career-high 30 points, sinking 6 of 9 from three-point range. Shavon Shields had 10 points and added three rebounds. Rodney Williams finished with a season-high 23 points and five rebounds for the Golden Gophers. Nebraska (11-11, 2-7 Big Ten) hosts 11th-ranked Ohio State (16-4, 6-2 Big Ten) on Saturday, February 2nd.

Nebraska Game Notes

  • This game was statistically over in the 2nd half with 2:55 left to go.
  • Nebraska started 11-11 during the 2011, 2004, 2001, and 2000 seasons (since 1996).
  • Prior to this game, Nebraska played 37 Top 25 opponents in the last 5 seasons with a record of 8-29.
  • When the opposition commits 6 or fewer turnovers this season, Nebraska has lost 100% of the time (0-3).
  • When the opposition records 36 or more rebounds this season, Nebraska has lost 83% of the time (2-10).
  • Nebraska set season lows for blocks and rebounds.
  • Ray Gallegos recorded a team season high in points with 30 and field goals made with 12.
  • Ray Gallegos accounted for 46.1% of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Ray Gallegos and Dylan Talley) accounted for 42.1% of the rebounds.
  • Ray Gallegos has led the team in scoring in 8 out of 22 games this season.
  • This marks the 4th 20-point game of Ray Gallegos's career.
  • Ray Gallegos had career highs with 30 points, 12 field goals made, and 6 three-pointers.
  • Brandon Ubel has 4 straight double-digit point games.
  • This was the 3rd foul out of the season for Brandon Ubel.

Minnesota Game Notes

  • The top two scorers (Rodney Williams and Andre Hollins) accounted for 44.0% of the points.
  • Rodney Williams has led the team in scoring 6 times in 21 games this season.
  • Trevor Mbakwe has led the team in rebounding 13 times in 21 games this season.
  • This marks the 6th 20-point game of Rodney Williams's career.
NEB PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Ray Gallegos383041102
BShavon Shields331033001
B-Brandon Ubel261310101
C+Benny Parker30136002
CJordan Tyrance8310000
CDylan Talley33642004
DAndre Almeida15210000
DDavid Rivers15001001
MINN PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Rodney Williams332352210
AAustin Hollins291335300
B+M. Ahanmisi17921100
B+Eliott Eliason10251000
BTrevor Mbakwe24483021
BAndre Hollins251433104
BJoe Coleman28732200
B-Julian Welch11204000
COto Osenieks5410101
C-Andre Ingram5210000
-Maurice Walker5201000
-Wally Ellenson4211000

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