Bison Win in Vegas
The Nebraska Bison red beat the Wisconsin Force (75-55) at the Reebok Big Time Tourney in Las Vegas. The Bison Red advance to the round of 64.
Bison Nebraska Red (29-5)……………29*46-75<
Bison Nebraska Red-Andrew Bridger (Lincoln NE) 5, Waid Vontz (Cambridge) 3, Tyler Bullock (Lincoln NS) 9, Mitch Carstens (Grand Island) 3, Andrew Anderson (Millard South) 2, Derrick Russell (Lincoln NS) 13, Mitch Albers (Papillion-LV) 5, Drake Beranek (Ravenna) 5, Mike Higgins (Beatrice) 14, Matt Starks (Omaha Bryan) 2, Matt Hill (Lincoln SE) 14.<
*Mike Higgins sparked a 29-2 run by scoring 12 of 14 Bison Red points during a 7-minute span of the second half. Higgins converted two conventional three-point plays and made 6 of 6 free throws during the run that erased a four-point deficit and gave Bison Red a 67-44 lead with 2:16 left in the game. Matt Hill recorded another double-double with 14 points and 10 rebounds. Hill also blocked three shots. Andrew Bridger added five assists while Tyler Bullock had four. Bison Red was 21-for-25 from the free throw line.