Huskers Win in OT at Minnesota, Host Illinois Tuesday

Derrick Walker tied his career-high with 22 points as Nebraska got by Minnesota 81-79 in overtime Saturday. 

Walker also dished out a career-best seven assists and grabbed eight rebounds to help the Huskers improve to 9-7 overall, 2-3 in the Big Ten.  The victory snapped a six-game streak of overtime losses and marked NU’s first OT road win in conference play since 2001. 

The Huskers host Illinois tomorrow night.  Tipoff is set for 8 p.m.  The pregame begins at 7 on News Talk 900 KJSK.