Nebraska 60, Southern Cal 58

Nebraska, led by Jorge Brian Diaz’s 14 points, came from 20

points down to defeat Southern California 60-58 Saturday night.

Trailing by 13 at the half, Nebraska (4-2) battled back with a

17-3 spurt that began with Diaz’s short jumper with 17:52 left and

was capped by Drake Beranek’s 3-pointer with 12:45 left that cut

the Southern Cal (4-3) lead to 46-44.

Nebraska took a 56-55 lead on a pair of Caleb Walker free throws

with 4:44 left. The Huskers got a layup from Lance Jeter with 4:16

left and a rainbow jumper from Christian Standhardinger with 2:17

remaining to go up 60-55.

Donte Smith and Alex Stepheson had 14 each for USC.