Brandon Ubel and Dylan Talley combined for 34 points and 20 rebounds, leading Nebraska to a 64-49 win over Northwestern Saturday afternoon, ending a three-game home losing streak.
Talley led Nebraska with 20 points, while tying his season high with eight rebounds. He hit 8-of-15 shots from the floor in posting his fourth 20-point effort of the season and first in conference action.
Ubel posted his fourth double-double of the year with 14 points and 12 rebounds, including seven offensive boards. Ubel, who played 39 minutes, also dished out three assists and blocked a pair of shots. His 12 rebounds were one shy of his career high.
Leading 34-22 at the half, the Huskers put together one of their most efficient halves of the season. Nebraska hit 13 of their 24 shots in the second half, shooting 54.2 percent from the field. Talley scored 10 points in the second half, while junior Ray Gallegos scored all 11 of his points in the final 20 minutes.
The Huskers hit the road Nebraska Tuesday night, to take on No. 12 Minnesota at 8 p.m.