After almost defeating No. 7 Indiana Hoosiers Sunday, the Penn St. Nittany Lions men's basketball program will hit the road Wednesday to face the Nebraska Cornhuskers in a Big Ten Conference showdown at the Bob Devaney Sports Center in Lincoln, NB (8:30 p.m. on Big Ten Network). The Nittany Lions (9-8, 1-3 Big Ten) have lost three of their first four league games, while the Cornhuskers (8-7, 0-4) have yet to earn a conference win.
On Sunday, Penn State was just nipped by the the Hoosiers, who used 28 points from guard Jordan Hulls to earn a 88-82 road victory. Guard Tim Frazier scored a team-best 21 points for the Nittany Lions, who trailed by just two points with 21 seconds remaining.
Currently, Frazier paces Penn State in scoring (17.4 points per game), rebonding (5.4 per game) and assists (6.4 per game). Sophomore guard Jermaine Marshall is also averaging double-digits with 10.4 points per game.
Meanwhile, Nebraska, which is on a four-game losing streak, is paced by senior guard Boe Spencer, who's averaging 14.6 ppg.
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