LINCOLN, Neb. -- — Bryce McGowens scored 18 points and grabbed a career-high 11 rebounds, leading four players into double-figure scoring as Nebraska defeated Southern 82-59 on Sunday.
McGowens, a 6-foot-7 freshman, was a perfect 10 of 10 at the free-throw line as he collected his first double-double for the Huskers (3-2).
Nebraska quickly built a 23-9 lead by the 5:09 mark of the first half and never let Southern (1-4) get closer than 11 after that.
The Huskers shot 53% from the floor (27 of 51) while holding Southern to 34%. Nebraska outrebounded the Jaguars 38-30 and dominated the paint 46-20.
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