The Nebraska men’s basketball team was held to a season-low for points scored and the Wolverines dropped the Huskers to 4-4 in Big Ten with the help of a 13-2 run. The final was 58-44 in Ann Arbor.
The Wolverines (13-8, 6-3 Big Ten) led 23-18 at the break, then got hot from the floor, going on their run that was capped by a Zak Irvin three-pointer. Irvin had 14 points and 12 rebounds.
Nebraska trailed 38-20 when Terran Petteway, who was held scoreless for the first 25 minutes, hit a 3-pointer to trigger a 92-2 run as the Huskers scored six straight point as a Benny Parker layup cut the deficit to 11. Petteway was held to seven points, snapping a streak of 30 straight games in double figures.
A three-pointer from Tarin Smith pulled NU within 45-35 with 8:19 left and NU closed to 47-39 after a Shavon Shields layup with 5:53 left. Shields led NU (12-8, 4-4 Big Ten) with 14 points, but was the only Husker in double figures.
The Huskers return to action Saturday night, as they take on Minnesota. Tipoff is scheduled for 5 p.m.