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Nebraska 66, Northwestern 17

Bowl Championship Series

Updated: December 31, 2000, 12:38 AM ET
Associated Press

SAN ANTONIO -- Dan Alexander ran for 240 yards as No. 8 Nebraska set a bowl scoring record with a 66-17 victory over No. 19 Northwestern on Saturday night in the Alamo Bowl.

Eric Crouch ran for two touchdowns and threw for two more scores to help the Cornhuskers (10-2) break the bowl record set by Texas A&M in a 65-21 victory over Virginia in the 1990 Holiday Bowl. Nebraska's previous bowl high came in a 62-24 victory over Florida in the 1996 Fiesta Bowl.

The Huskers, who were openly ...

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