IU’s 80-64 win over Nebraska puts Hoosiers at top of Big Ten, tied with Iowa
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (Feb. 17, 2016)– Troy Williams scored 18 points, Robert Johnson had 13 and No. 22 Indiana beat Nebraska 80-64 to pull into a tie for the Big Ten lead.
Iowa’s surprising loss at Penn State provided an opening for the Hoosiers (21-6, 11-3), and Williams made sure they took advantage of the opportunity. He went 8 for 9 from the field and also had five rebounds and three assists.
Jack McVeigh had 17 points for Nebraska (14-13, 6-8), which has lost five of seven. Andrew White III scored 15 points.
Indiana closed the first half with a 17-4 run for a 41-34 lead at the break. It started the second half on a 13-2 spurt to make it 54-36 with 15:56 left.
Nebraska never got closer than eight the rest of the night.