Back in the comfort of the Bryce Jordan Center after a two-game road trip, Penn State got off to a good shooting start on Saturday and took a 36-26 lead into the halftime break.
The Nittany Lions shot a red-hot 57.9 percent from the field, including 62.5 percent (5-8) from 3-point range. They also forced the Cornhuskers into 38.5 percent shooting from the field, including a lackluster 27.3 percent (3-11) from beyond the arc.
Cammeron Woodyard led Penn State with 11 points on 3-3 shooting from the perimeter in the half. Tim Frazier had 10 points, five rebounds and four assists while Jermaine Marshall added six points on 3-5 shooting from the field.
The two teams combined for just nine turnovers in the first period.
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