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Recap: Northern Illinois 58, Nebraska 63
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Date: November 30, 2013 1:00 PM EDT
  

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Deverell Biggs had 18 points and hit four throws in the final 7 seconds as Nebraska held on to defeat Northern Illinois 63-58 Saturday.

Nebraska (5-2) took a 48-35 lead on Tai Webster's layup with 13:17 remaining. But the Huskers then went 6 minutes without a basket. Northern Illinois (2-4) chipped away at the lead as Nebraska struggled from the free-throw line, making just 2 of 9 in a 6-minute stretch.

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Jordan Threloff scored six straight in a 10-3 Northern Illinois run that cut Nebraska lead to 51-45 with 7:28 left. Nebraska pushed the lead back to nine on Biggs' driving layup that made the score 56-47 with 6:39 left.

But the Huskers managed just one point in almost 5 minutes and Daveon Ball's free throws cut the advantage to 57-55 with 1:18 left.

Nebraska's Leslie Smith then tipped in Biggs' miss with 59 seconds left to push the lead to four. Dontel Highsmith hit a 3-pointer with 8 seconds left to cut the margin to one before Biggs hit the game-clinching free throws.

Nebraska finished the game 20 of 33 from the free-throw line. Northern Illinois was 19 of 28 in a game that saw 47 fouls called. Nebraska made two more field goals than Northern Illinois in an evenly matched game that saw both teams pull down 38 rebounds and finish with 16 turnovers.

Smith had 13 points and nine rebounds for the Huskers. Terran Pettaway finished with 12 for Nebraska.

Threloff led Northern Illinois with 18 points, and Highsmith had 13 points for the Huskies.

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 NCAA BK RECAPS
 Saturday, Nov 30
 
    South Alabama at Middle Tennessee
1:00 PM EDT
    Northern Illinois at Nebraska
1:00 PM EDT
    Abilene Christian at Towson
1:00 PM EDT
    Duquesne at Pittsburgh
1:00 PM EDT
    Evansville at Ohio
2:00 PM EDT
    San Diego at New Mexico
3:00 PM EDT
    Western Carolina at Wright State
3:00 PM EDT
    Pacific at Cal Poly SLO
3:30 PM EDT
    West Alabama at The Citadel
3:30 PM EDT
    Rhode Island at George Mason
4:00 PM EDT
    Manhattan at Hofstra
4:00 PM EDT
    Colorado at Air Force
4:00 PM EDT
    Georgia State at Florida International
5:00 PM EDT
    James Madison at Richmond
6:00 PM EDT
    Jacksonville State at Central Michigan
7:00 PM EDT
    Ball State at Cleveland State
7:00 PM EDT
    Tennessee Martin at UNLV
7:00 PM EDT
    Austin Peay at Youngstown St
7:00 PM EDT
    Detroit at South Florida
7:15 PM EDT
    Drake at Northern Arizona
7:30 PM EDT
    Vermont at SONOMA STATE
9:00 PM EDT
    Utah State at Brigham Young
9:00 PM EDT
    San Jose State at Weber State
9:00 PM EDT
    Eastern Illinois at W. Kentucky
9:00 PM EDT
    Montana State at Wyoming
9:30 PM EDT
    UC Irvine at Sacramento State
10:00 PM EDT
    CS Bakersfield at Fresno State
10:00 PM EDT
    Murray State at St. Mary's California
11:00 PM EDT
    Illinois State at San Francisco
11:20 PM EDT
 
 
 
  
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