PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) Isaac Copeland scored 23 points and came up with a clutch rebound in the final minute to lead Nebraska to 60-54 victory over Rutgers on Wednesday night.
James Palmer Jr. added 18 points and Glynn Watson Jr. made two clutch layups in the final 2:30 as the Cornhuskers (15-8, 6-4 Big Ten) won their second road game of the season.
Corey Sanders had 14 points to lead Rutgers (12-10, 2-7) but he also was called for an offensive foul on a drive with the Scarlet Knights down by four with 14 seconds to play. Geo Baker and Deshawn Freeman added 10 apiece. Freeland also had a game-high 10 rebounds.
The 23-point performance was Copeland's second-best game since joining Nebraska this season. The Georgetown transfer also had a key rebound of a missed 3-pointer by Palmer with Nebraska ahead 54-52 with just under a minute to play. >> Read more
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