The Nebraska men’s basketball team resumes Big Ten Conference action on Wednesday, as the Huskers travel to College Park, Md., for a matchup with the Maryland Terrapins.
Tipoff at the XFINITY Center is set for 5:30 p.m. (central) and the matchup will be broadcast on Big Dog 98.9 FM and 1340 AM on the Husker Sports Network. The Huskers start 2019 with an 11-2 record following a 79-38 win over Southwest Minnesota State on Dec 29. In that game, James Palmer Jr. and Glynn Watson Jr. had 16 points apiece, as Nebraska held SMSU to 30 percent shooting and never trailed. Nebraska used its bench extensively, as all 10 players who dressed broke into the scoring column. Maryland comes into Wednesday’s game with a 10-3 record following a 78-64 win over Radford on Saturday. Bruno Fernando finished with 19 points and 12 rebounds to lead for Terrapins in double figures. Fernando leads the Big Ten in field goal percentage (.702) and blocked shots (2.5 bpg) while ranking third in the Big Ten in rebounding (9.6 rpg).
Wednesday’s game begins a busy week, as the Huskers trek to No. 25/20 Iowa on Sunday. Tipoff is at 4:30 p.m