Husker Men’s Basketball Opens Season With Win

The Nebraska men’s basketball team used a 14-1 second-half run to top Maine 79-66 in last night’s season opener at Pinnacle Bank Arena. 

Sam Griesel scored 18 of his team-leading 22 points in the second half, adding nine rebounds in his Husker debut.  Juwan Gary had a double-double for NU with 14 points and 11 rebounds, while Keisei Tominaga tallied 19 points off the bench. 

Nebraska will host Omaha Thursday night.