McGowens, Andre lead Huskers past Bearkats
Bryce McGowens' 29 points led three Huskers in double figures, as Nebraska overcame a 10-point second-half deficit to post a 74-65 win over Sam Houston Friday evening.
LINCOLN, Neb. (Nebraska Athletics) –Bryce McGowens’ 29 points led three Huskers in double figures, as Nebraska overcame a 10-point second-half deficit to post a 74-65 win over Sam Houston Friday evening.
McGowens totaled 29 points – tying the second-highest total by a freshman in school history – on 9-of-13 shooting, including four 3-pointers and five rebounds for Nebraska (1-1). McGowens joined Dave Hoppen as the only freshman to post multiple 25-point performances in school history.
NU also got 13 points, seven assists and four steals from Alonzo Verge Jr., while Eduardo Andre provided a big spark off the bench with 11 points and seven boards – both career bests in 15 minutes off the bench.
Savion Flagg led Sam Houston (1-1) with 31 points and 11 rebounds, but was the only Bearkat in double figures. NU held Demarkus Lampley to just seven points on 2-of-14 shooting, as Sam Houston shot just 37.5 percent from the field.
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The Huskers return to action on Tuesday, Nov. 16, as Nebraska hosts Creighton. Tipoff is at 6 p.m. and a limited number of tickets are available by visiting Huskers.com/Tickets or calling the NU Athletic Ticket Office during business hours. Tipoff is set for 6 p.m. and will be carried on FS1 and the Huskers Radio Network.