No. 18 UNC topples No. 15 Nebraska 75-62

Xylina McDaniel hit 11 of 15 shots and scored a game-high 25

points to lead No. 18 North Carolina in a 75-62 victory over No. 15

Nebraska on Wednesday night.

McDaniel, in addition to 73.3-percent shooting, grabbed eight

rebounds for the Tar Heels (7-2). UNC shot 48.5 percent from the

floor and 5 of 11 from behind the line, but finished with 10 more

steals and seven more rebounds than Nebraska.

The Huskers, who faced their first ranked opponent of the season

in UNC, shot a perfect 12 of 12 from the line, but finished just

39.3 percent from the floor and 28.6 percent from behind the arc.

Jordan Hooper led the team with 18 points.

The Huskers (6-2) have now suffered back-to-back losses after

falling 76-72 on November 30th to Washington State.