Tominaga scores 24 points in Nebraska basketball’s road loss to Michigan

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (Nebraska Athletics) – Keisei Tominaga collected 24 points on Wednesday, but the Nebraska men’s basketball team fell to the Michigan Wolverines 93-72 on the road.

The Cornhuskers (11-14, 4-10) had two players score in double figures, led by Tominaga.

Derrick Walker added 15 points, seven rebounds and eight assists, and Sam Griesel added nine points.

Nebraska struggled out of the gate, falling behind 46-34 heading into halftime.

Michigan kept widening its lead after intermission, constructing a 68-47 advantage before Nebraska went on an 11-0 run.

That was finished off by C.J. Wilcher’s layup, shrinking the deficit to 68-58 with 8:34 to go.

Michigan responded and outscored the Cornhuskers the rest of the way.

Nebraska took advantage of excellent ball movement, piling up 15 assists on 28 made field goals.

Walker’s eight assists led the distribution list for the Cornhuskers.

The Nebraska defense was effective at taking away the basketball, forcing 13 Michigan turnovers while committing eight. Those takeaways turned into 16 points on the other end of the floor.

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