NIT - Nebraska at Mississippi St. Notes

By NU Athletic Communications

*-Nebraska finishes with a 22-11 record, as the 22 wins tied for the second-highest total in school history.

*-Nebraska made its 18th NIT appearance in school history and first since the 2010-11 season.

*-With the loss, Nebraska falls to 23-17 all-time in the NIT.

*-Nebraska is 0-2 all-time against Mississippi State

*-With 13 points tonight, James Palmer Jr. moved into eighth place on NU’s single-season scoring list, passing Jaron Boone  (1995), Andrew White III (2016) and Terran Petteway (2015).  Palmer, who finished the season with 568 points, also reached double figures for the 31st time this season. He also tied his season high with two blocked shots,

*-With four free throw attempts, Palmer tied Kimani Ffriend’s school record of 221 set in 1999-2000. Palmer also finished fourth on NU’s single-season free throw attempt list.

*-Isaiah Roby finished the season with eight straight double figure performances, as he finished with 10 points and eight rebounds. Roby also grabbed seven or more rebounds in each of NU’s last eight contests.

*-Nebraska’s five turnovers tied a season low (also at Michigan State) *-Nebraska finished with 182 blocked shots, a total which is third on NU’s single-season list and the most since 1997.

*-Isaac Copeland reached double figures for the 23rd time this season with 12 points (17-5 entering tonight) *-Tonight marked only the second time all season that Nebraska lost consecutive games (Dec. 9-16).

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