LINCOLN, Neb. -- Ryan Anderson scored 17 points and Nebraska used a 13-0 run early in the second half to take control and down Maryland-Eastern Shore 74-60 Saturday.
Anderson's 3-pointer with 18:50 left started the spurt for Nebraska (11-3). His layup two minutes later put the Cornhuskers up 40-29, and Eshaunte Jones' 3-pointer with 16:07 remaining gave Nebraska a 14-point lead over the Hawks (3-9). Maryland-Eastern Shore got no closer than 11 the rest of the way.
Nebraska put together a 12-2 run to take a 62-41 lead on Lance Jeter's free throwswith 7:48 left.
Nebraska led by as many as eight in the first half and had a 30-26 edge at intermission.
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Former Kentucky guard Ed Davender, the only Wildcat with at least 1,500 points and 400 assists, has died. He was 49.
Guard Naz Mitrou-Long, whose 2015-16 season ended in December due to hip problems, has been granted a hardship waiver for the coming season, Iowa State said.
As the Sooners look to life without superstar Buddy Hield and his sidekicks, it's clear their unseasoned players will need to grow up fast.
|South Carolina State||12-4||1||19-15|
|North Carolina Central||7-9||6||13-19|
|North Carolina A&T||7-9||6||10-22|