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Jayhawks Edge Huskers, 73-72

NCAA Basketball: Kansas at Nebraska Bruce Thorson-USA TODAY Sports

Kansas' return to Lincoln started well enough. Devonte Graham's shots were falling as he hit three early shots from outside, and it was clear that Nebraska didn't have anyone who could stop Udoka Azubuike. However, KU's lack of defense kept the Huskers in the game, and the Jayhawks took a one possession lead into the locker room.

The second half looked similar to the first, with Azubuike taking over at times, and Nebraska scoring with every bit as much ease as Kansas. KU appeared to be separating at about the five minute mark, but Nebraska closed the gap, and ultimately took a one point lead with about a minute to go. Svi Mykhailiuk would prove to be a hero though, knocking down a corner three with just over 20 seconds left. Nebraska missed a shot attempt, and though they got their own rebound, Azubuike sent the desperate put back attempt back, then threw the ball to the other side of the court, allowing time to expire. Azubuike had 26 points and ten rebounds, while Graham scored 18 with eight assists. Svi had 14. The Jayhawks get a chance to regroup from a rough stretch, and to assert their dominance over the state of Nebraska, as they take on Omaha Monday night.