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Jan 21, 2017; Piscataway, NJ, USA; Rutgers guard Corey Sanders (3) reacts after Rutgers Scarlet Knights defeated Nebraska Cornhuskers 65-64.
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Jan 21, 2017; Piscataway, NJ, USA; Rutgers guard Corey Sanders (3) reacts after Rutgers Scarlet Knights defeated Nebraska Cornhuskers 65-64. Mandatory Credit: Noah K. Murray-USA TODAY Sports (Noah K. Murray)

Corey Sanders scored 25 points, including the game-winner with one second left, to lead Rutgers past Nebraska 65-64 on Saturday for first-year coach Steve Pikiell's first Big Ten win.

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Texas A&M transfer forward Elijah Thomas is considering five schools, including Nebraska and Arizona State. Credit: Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports (Kevin Jairaj)
Texas A&M transfer forward Elijah Thomas is considering five schools, including Nebraska and Arizona State. Credit: Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports (Kevin Jairaj)

Transferring Texas A&M big man Elijah Thomas has visited two schools in the past week.

The 6-foot-9 Thomas tripped to Nebraska Dec. 29-31 and then visited Arizona State over the weekend, where he took in Arizona's 94-82 victory over the Sun Devils.

Under head coach Bobby Hurley, Arizona State recently landed a pledge from 2017 St. Anthony's forward Daniel Mading and is heavily involved for 2016 7-footer Thon Maker, Mading's cousin.

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Rutgers coach Kyle Flood is sticking with quarterback Chris Laviano despite poor performances the past three games. (Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports)
Rutgers coach Kyle Flood is sticking with quarterback Chris Laviano despite poor performances the past three games. (Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports)

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) The bowl season is underway for Nebraska and Rutgers. It's either win or face the prospect of missing the postseason.

Coming off a win over previously undefeated Michigan State, Nebraska (4-6, 2-4 Big Ten) will visit High Point Solutions Stadium for the first time to face Rutgers (3-6, 1-5) on Saturday.

Rutgers, the birthplace of college football, has been to a bowl game nine of the last 10 years. Nebraska has played in 51 bowls, third all-time behind Texas (53) and Alabama (62). The Cornhuskers have played in bowl games in 44 of 46 seasons.

Tags: Chris Laviano, Kyle Flood, University of Nebraska Lincoln
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