James Palmer Jr. had a team-high 22 points and seven rebounds, but Nebraska was unable to overcome an early deficit in falling at No. 13 Purdue, 74-62, Saturday afternoon.
Palmer had a game-high 22 points, including 9-of-10 from the line, and paced the Huskers in rebounds and assists (three) to lead a pair of Huskers in double figures. Isaac Copeland had 16 points on 7-of-12 shooting but Nebraska fell behind by double figures early in falling 11-6 and 2-2 in the Big Ten. The win snapped Nebraska’s four-game win streak.
The Huskers return home on Tuesday night, when they host the Wisconsin Badgers. Tipoff is set for 7:30 p.m.