Craig Brackins scored 21 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as Iowa State beat Nebraska 78-74 Wednesday night to snap a six-game losing streak.
Scott Christopherson added 17 for the Cyclones (14-14, 3-10 Big 12), who moved back to .500 while sweeping a Big 12 opponent for the first time in three years.
Brackins broke a 65-65 tie with a pair of dunks, then hit two free throws to give Iowa State a 71-66 lead with 1:56 left.
Lance Jeter hit a 3-pointer with 7.1 seconds left to pull the Cornhuskers within 76-74, but Marquis Gilstrap iced the win with two free throws.
Freshman Christian Standhardinger scored a career-high 25 points for Nebraska (13-15, 1-12), which went 3 1/2 minutes without a field goal down the stretch and lost its seventh straight game.