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Wow!!! Buckeyes Win at Nebraska!!!
By John Porentas

Ohio State (12-7, 2-4) won its second-straight Big 10 game with a basket by Marc Loving with just .6 of a second left on the clock to claim a 67-66 win over Nebraska (9-9, 3-3) in Lincoln, Nebraska.

Nebraska dominated the first half an earned a 40-32 lead at the intermission. The Cornhuskers led by as many as 12, but in the closing minutes of the half OSU was able to trim the lead to a manageable eight. 

The second half was a far-different story. After committing 10 first-half turnovers the Buckeyes had zero give-aways in the second.  They also cranked up their defense. Nebraska shot 50 percent from the field in the first half but was limited to just 29 percent in the second half. 

The Buckeyes chipped away in the second half and eventually took a lead at 55-54. It was a lead that they managed to build to as many as four points, but as time ran down the Huskers made one last run.

With just 34 seconds remaining Nebraska's Michael Jacobson made a layup to put Nebraska on top 66-65. Loving missed a three-point attempt with 2 seconds on the clock but an offensive rebound by JaQuan Lyle gave OSU one more chance with just 1.9 second remaining.

After a time out the Buckeyes inbounded under their own basket and set up the Pickett Fence play. The play was designed to go to Kam Williams, but Williams was double teamed. Inbounder C.J. Jackson saw Loving when he broke to the basket and got him the ball for the game-winning layup with just .6 on the clock. Nebraska's full-court inbound pass was batted down and the Buckeyes claimed their second conference win of the season. 

Loving registered a double-double with 15 points and 11 rebounds, both team highs. His 11 rebounds was also a game high.  Lyle and Jae'Sean Tate each contributed 13 points, Trevor Thompson 10. 

Nebraska was led by Tai Webster with a game-high 18 points. Evan Taylor and Michael Jacobson each added 11 and Glenn Watson Jr. scored 10.

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