nets a Big Ten win at PSU.
*-The win snapped Nebraska's nine-game losing streak in Big Ten play dating back to last season.
*-Nebraska's 66 points were its highest total in Big Ten play and the third straight game NU had tied its season high in Big Ten play.
*-The Huskers are 8-1 on the season when scoring at least 60 points.
*-Nebraska shot 47.1 percent, its best shooting day since Dec. 22. The Huskers are now 9-0 this season when shooting at least 40 percent.
*-Nebraska improved to 4-0 on the season in games decided by five points or less.
*-Shavon Shields 29 points were a career high (previous high was 18 against Purdue) and second-highest total by a freshman in school history. Only Tyronn Lue, who had 30 points against Oregon during the 1995-96 season, had more than Shields today. Prior to today, the last 20-point game by a freshman was a 25-point effort by Christian Standhardinger at Iowa State during the 2009-10 season.
*-Shields' 29 points today was the most points by any Husker this season (previous high was 27 by Dylan Talley against Kent State on Nov. 24. Shields also tied for team-high honors with six rebounds, the second straight game and fourth time this season in Big Ten play he led NU in rebounding.
*-Shields is the sixth Husker to have a 20-point game this season (Talley, Gallegos, Rivers, Almeida and Ubel are the others).
*-Nebraska went 16-of-16 from the foul line, which was one short of the school record for most free throws without a miss in a game (17 vs. Oklahoma State on Jan. 31, 1979). Entering today, NU was 10th in the Big Ten, hitting 66.8 percent from the foul line.
*-Dylan Talley had a career-high six assists (previous season and career high was five) and played a career-high 39 minutes against Penn State.
*-Brandon Ubel returned after missing two games and had 12 points, six rebounds, three assists and two blocked shots in 31 minutes. Ubel is now 31-of-33 (.939) from the foul line over Nebraska's last 11 contests.
*-Ray Gallegos came out of the game with 11:17 left in the first half, the first time in six Big Ten games he has not played every minute. It ended a streak of 218:39 consecutive minutes dating back to Dec. 29. Gallegos finished with 15 points and four rebounds in 38 minutes.
---------------------------------------- 1st 2nd Total Penn State 28 36 64 Nebraska 33 35 68 ----------------------------------------