Husker Men Rack Up 6th Sequential Win

Husker Men Rack Up 6th Sequential Win
Nebraska's Duby Okeke blocks a shot from Maryland's Bruno Fernando. (World-Herald News Service)

The Nebraska men’s basketball team won its sixth straight game Tuesday night at Pinnacle Bank Arena, defeating Maryland, 70-66.  It’s the Huskers’ longest winning streak of the season and the first time since the 1997-98 season that Nebraska has won six straight in conference play. Glynn Watson Jr. passed 1,000 career points against the Terrapins and finished with eight points overall. James Palmer Jr. led the team with 26 points, including 24 in the second half. He also had a team-best five assists. Isaiah Roby added a game-high 10 rebounds and finished with 11 points.

Nebraska is back in action on Feb. 18 when the team travels to Champaign, Ill., to take on the Fighting Illini at 2:30 p.m.