Nebraska put up 85 points, including a career high 28 from Tai Webster, but it wasn’t enough to take down Michigan. The Wolverines hit 11 three-pointers in the game and shot 26/30 from the free throw line.
The Huskers had an impressive offensive showing as well. Nebraska shot 56 percent in the field and 50 percent from three-point range. But Michigan was able to keep the Huskers at bay, never relinquishing their lead despite multiple possessions where Nebraska could jump in front.
Nebraska cut Michigan’s lead to one point with under six minute left in the game. Michigan was able to hold the Huskers off and seal the win at the free throw line late.
Glynn Watson Jr. added 22 points for Nebraska along with 11 from Evan Taylor.
Nebraska returns to Lincoln to host Ohio State on Wednesday.