Guard James Palmer Jr., forward Isaiah Roby and guard Evan Taylor played major roles in the Huskers' 64-63 win over Illinois (10-9, 0-6 Big Ten) on Monday night.
Palmer poured in a game-high 24 points, including the game-winning three at the buzzer. Roby added 10 rebounds and Taylor hit double-digit scoring for the first time in conference play.
They broke down what happened and how Nebraska (13-7, 4-3 Big Ten) pulled out the win.
Derek is a newbie on the Hail Varsity staff covering Husker athletics. In college, he was best known as ‘that guy from Twitter.’ He has covered a Sugar Bowl, a tennis national championship and almost everything in between (except an NCAA men’s basketball tournament game… *tears*). In his spare time, he can be found arguing with literally anyone about sports.