Nebraska battled back from an 11-point first half deficit behind a career night for senior Brandon Richardson, who scored 25 points, including six during a key 12-2 run that helped the Huskers win over Iowa 79-73.
Richardson was 9 of 10 from the field including 6 of 7 from beyond the arc. Down 61-56, Richardson’s three got NU going and Brandon Ubel’s two free throws tied the game at 61-61 with 5:29 left. Richardson’s sixth three of the night put the Huskers ahead 66-63 before Dylan Talley’s jumper gave Nebraska a 68-63 lead with 3:26 left.
The Huskers (11-9, 3-6 Big Ten) also got 16 points from Bo Spencer as NU shot 52% for the game.