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Daniel Faris's double-double Tuesday powered New Mexico to an 83-71 win over Nebraska in a first-round NIT tilt. Faris fired in 28 points and grabbed 13 rebounds.
Talor Battle scored 24 points Tuesday, powering Penn State to a 77-73 overtime win over George Mason in NIT first-round action. Jeff Brooks added 13 points for the Nittany Lions (23-11), and Chris Babb and Andrew Jones 11 points each. George Masons (22-11) was led by Cam Long with 16 points.
Sherron Collins scored 22 points Saturday to lead the 18th-ranked Kansas Jayhawks to a 70-53 victory over the Nebraska Cornhuskers. Kansas (22-5, 11-1 Big 12) has won three straight and 11 of its last 12 games.
Matt Lawrence and DeMarre Carroll each scored 13 points Saturday to help 19th-ranked Missouri defeat Nebraska 70-47. J.T. Tiller added 11 points for the Tigers (22-4, 9-2 Big 12), who have won nine of their last 10 games since losing by five points in their Big 12 opener at Nebraska Jan. 10.
Ade Dagunduro scored 17 points Saturday to pace the Nebraska Cornhuskers' 58-55 upset of the 17th-ranked Texas Longhorns. Dagunduro also had nine rebounds for the Cornhuskers (15-7, 5-4 Big 12), who have won three straight games. A.J. Abrams led Texas (15-7, 4-4) with 16 points.
Blake Griffin produced 27 points and 18 rebounds Wednesday in rallying No. 5 Oklahoma from a halftime deficit to a 72-61 victory over Nebraska. Griffin hit 11-of-16 shots from the field, bringing Oklahoma its sixth straight win since a surprise setback to Arkansas.
Joe Ganz highlighted a big third quarter with two touchdown passes Thursday that helped rally Nebraska to a 26-21 win over Clemson in the Gator Bowl. The Cornhuskers faced an 11-point deficit at the half, but stormed back to bring a successful end to the first year as Nebraska coach for Bo Pelini. Nebraska won its final four games of the year to finish 9-4 and boosted the Big 12 Conference bowl record this season to 3-1 with three more games to play. Ganz completed 19-of-36 passes for 236...
By Stu Pospisil, Omaha World-Herald, Neb. Dec. 2--In their own way on opposite sides of town, Phillip Bates of Omaha North and Kyle Wheeler of Millard South were put in charge of their teams.
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