Lincoln, Neb. – The Nebraska Cornhuskers showcased their offensive prowess in a dominant 84-53 victory over Stony Brook on Wednesday night, marking their first 4-0 start since the 2018-19 season.
Juwan Gary was a key player, matching his career-high with 19 points. He was efficient on the night, hitting 8-of-11 shots and grabbing seven rebounds. His return to the court after missing the first four games added a significant boost to the Huskers’ lineup.
Brice Williams also shone brightly, scoring 16 of his 17 points in the second half, along with a game-high nine rebounds. His effort was crucial in extending the Huskers’ lead during a pivotal 13-2 run, helping to quell a Stony Brook comeback.
Keisei Tominaga and Rienk Mast were instrumental in the win, contributing 16 and 14 points, respectively. Their performances helped Nebraska surpass the 80-point mark for the third time in four games.
After leading 36-28 at halftime, Nebraska came out firing in the second half, hitting eight of its first ten shots. This surge extended their lead significantly. Stony Brook attempted a comeback with a 7-0 run, but the Huskers responded with a decisive 13-2 spurt, solidifying their control of the game.
Tominaga ignited the Huskers early on, scoring eight consecutive points, and Mast closed the first half with a personal 5-0 run, including a crucial three-pointer just before the break.
Up Next for the Huskers
The Huskers now prepare for their first road challenge of the season as they head to Sioux Falls, S.D., to face Oregon State on Saturday, November 18. The matchup is set for 3 p.m. CT and will be available for streaming on Peacock.
With this victory, Nebraska not only maintains their perfect start to the season but also demonstrates their depth and resilience, setting the tone for the upcoming challenges.
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