Ndour was also one of three Ohio players to finish with four fouls. Nebraska went to the line for 27 shot, hitting 21 (77.8%). Ohio was 11-of-15 (73.3%) from the stripe.
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Ohio, meanwhile, fell for the third time in four games and sixth in the last eighth. In addition to beating DePaul Tuesday, the Bobcats also downed Alcorn State back on Dec. 13.
Ohio stayed close to the Bobcats much of the way and tied the Cornhuskers at 30-all following a Willis trey with 38 seconds remaining. Petteway made two free throws at the other end, however, and Nebraska led at the half, 32-30.
The Bobcats had an 8-2 advantage in points off turnovers in the opening period, but UN led 10-6 on points in the paint.
It was still a two point game at 15:46, but Nebraska began to slowly pull away and reached a double digit lead (10) following two more Petteway free throws at 9:15. Ohio managed to reduce its deficit to four (57-53) with a Treg Setty three-ball at 8:00, but it could get no closer. Nebraska gradually pulled away again and won by 13.
The Cornhuskers shot 50 percent (13-of-26) from the field and 28.6 percent (2-of-7) from distance in the second half.
Ohio was at 44 percent (11-of-25) from the field and 33.3 percent (4-of-12) on treys after intermission.