Nebraska Men’s Basketball Off to Winning Start

Nebraska Men’s Basketball Off to Winning Start
Nebraska’s James Palmer received some love from preseason basketball publications that are out in advance of the upcoming basketball season. (ELSIE STORMBERG/THE WORLD-HERALD)

Behind 12 points and 10 rebounds from Isaiah Roby and a solid defensive effort, Nebraska cruised to a 75-40 win over Wayne State Thursday evening at Pinnacle Bank Arena.

Roby, who nearly had a double-double in the first half with eight points and eight boards, led a balanced attack that saw James Palmer Jr. reach double figures with 10 points. In addition, four other players had at least eight points while all 12 players who saw action Thursday broke into the scoring column.

The Huskers open the season next Tuesday evening against Mississippi Valley State in the Lincoln Regional of the Hall of Fame Classic Powered by ShotTracker. Tipoff is set for 7 p.m.

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