Jackson-Davis, IU beat back Husker rally for 84-76 win


MADISON, WISCONSIN – JANUARY 07: Trayce Jackson-Davis #23 of the Indiana Hoosiers shoots a free throw during the second half of a game against the Wisconsin Badgers at Kohl Center on January 07, 2021 in Madison, Wisconsin. The Badgers defeated the Hoosiers 80-73 in double overtime. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Rob Phinisee scored 18 points and Aljami Durham scored 17 and Indiana beat Nebraska 84-76 on Sunday.

Trayce Jackson-Davis scored nine of his 15 points from the foul line and grabbed 11 rebounds and Race Thompson scored 11 for Indiana (8-5, 3-3 Big Ten Conference) which now has won three of its last four games.

Jackson-Davis’ foul shot with 15:53 left put the Hoosiers up 56-41. Nebraska responded with a 22-6 run in a little more than the next six minutes and led 63-62 on Kobe Webster’s 3-pointer with 9:39 remaining.

Jackson-Davis’ jump shot with 3:52 to go broke a 71-all tie after the lead went back-and-forth, and Indiana led the remainder.

Teddy Allen scored 21 points for Nebraska (4-8, 0-5), Lat Mayen scored 15 and Dalano Banton, Trey McGowens and Derrick Walker 10.


Indiana moved its all-time record against the Huskers to 16-7 and have won four straight following a string of three consecutive losses.


Indiana: Hosts Purdue on Thursday.

Nebraska: Welcomes No. 12 Illinois to Lincoln on Wednesday.

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