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Huskers Aim to Keep Winning Streak Alive Against Duquesne

Lincoln, Neb. – The Nebraska men’s basketball team is set to face its toughest challenge yet this season as they host Duquesne in the finale of the Cornhusker Classic on Wednesday night at Pinnacle Bank Arena.

πŸ€ Game Details:

  • Date: Wednesday, Nov. 22
  • Tipoff: 7 p.m. CT
  • Arena: Pinnacle Bank Arena
  • Tickets: Available at

πŸ“» On the Air: Fans can catch the game on the Huskers Radio Network with Kent Pavelka and Jake Muhleisen. Coverage begins one hour before tipoff on stations like KLIN (1400 AM) in Lincoln, KXSP (590 AM) in Omaha, and KRVN (880 AM) in Lexington. The game is also available on and the Huskers app.

πŸ“Ί TV/Online: The game will be broadcasted on the Big Ten Network with Kevin Kugler and Nick Bahe. Fans can also stream the game on the Fox Sports app.

πŸ† Cornhusker Classic Showdown: The Huskers (5-0) look to continue their best start since the 2008-09 season after securing an 84-63 victory over Oregon State last Saturday. Brice Williams, with a game-high 25 points, and double-doubles from Rienk Mast and Juwan Gary, were instrumental in the win. Nebraska dominated the glass with a 44-31 rebounding edge and showcased a potent offense.

🌟 Impact Players:

  • Brice Williams: Averaging 15.4 points per game on 44 percent shooting, including 44 percent from 3-point range.
  • Rienk Mast & Juwan Gary: Both posted double-doubles in the last game.

πŸ‘€ Duquesne’s Threat: Duquesne (4-1) enters the game on the back of a 77-58 win over Rider. The team boasts an impressive victory over Charleston and averages nearly 80 points per contest. Key players include Dae Dae Grant and Jimmy Clark III, both averaging over 17.5 points per game.

πŸ“Š Numbers to Know:

  • +13.4: Nebraska’s rebound margin, leading the Big Ten and ranking 21st nationally.
  • 8:50: Duration Nebraska held Oregon State scoreless during their last game.
  • 6: Times since 2000 that Nebraska has started a season with at least five straight wins.

🎯 Looking at Duquesne: Coached by Keith Dambrot, Duquesne showcases a potent offense with a variety of scoring options. The Dukes pose a significant challenge for the Huskers as they seek to maintain their undefeated record.

πŸ”„ Last Time Out: Nebraska’s impressive performance against Oregon State highlighted their offensive prowess and defensive tenacity, setting the stage for a competitive clash with Duquesne.

πŸ”‘ Key Factors: The Huskers’ depth and balanced scoring have been crucial in their early success. The team’s ability to maintain this balance against Duquesne’s strong offense will be critical in their quest to remain unbeaten.

πŸ“Œ Huskers in Focus: Nebraska’s stellar start to the season, marked by high-scoring games and dominant rebounding, has fans excited. The game against Duquesne is a prime opportunity to prove their strength and extend their winning streak.

Catch the action live on Wednesday and support the Huskers as they look to continue their unbeaten run!

#HuskersBasketball #Nebraska #CornhuskerClassic #GoBigRed πŸ€πŸŒ½πŸ”΄πŸ”₯

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