Nebraska 72, E. Washington 42
Jorge Brian Diaz scored 14 points, 12 of them in the first half,
as Nebraska cruised by Eastern Washington 72-42 Saturday for its
seventh consecutive win.
Nebraska (9-2) held Eastern Washington (3-7) to just four field
goals in the game’s first 16 minutes en route to a 33-22 halftime
lead. The Eagles got no closer in the second half, scoring only
four points in the first eight minutes of the period. Nebraska used
a 9-0 run to go up 47-26 on Andre Almeida’s short inside shot with
Eastern Washington struggled from the floor the entire game,
shooting 21 percent. The 42 points are the fewest Eastern
Washington has scored this season. Nebraska held an opponent under
50 points for the third time this season.
Lance Jeter added 11 points for Nebraska and Caleb Walker had
Kevin Winford led Eastern Washington with 14 points.