Huskers trail wire-to-wire in Evaston

Nebraska never led, though the Huskers did trim a 21 point deficit to 8 before free throws salted the game away for Northwestern, 80-68.

Huskers drop from 52 to 57 in today’s NET rankings.
Northwestern moves from 60 to 55.

Northwestern is in 4th place in the conference, Nebraska is tied with Iowa for 8-9.

A lot of key games coming up, and after the next home game (Michigan, which beat #11 Wisconsin last night) the Huskers finally get their bye week, they look like they needed some rest last night. 4 home games and 3 road games left on the schedule.