Roby lifts Nebraska over Butler 80-76 in NIT
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Isaiah Roby had a career-high 28 points as Nebraska edged past Butler 80-76 in the NIT first round on Wednesday night. James Palmer Jr. added 23 points for the Cornhuskers.
Roby shot 9 for 12 from the floor and converted 9 of 10 foul shots. He added eight rebounds.
Glynn Watson Jr. had 17 points for Nebraska (19-16). Johnny Trueblood added seven rebounds.
Sean McDermott had 14 points and seven rebounds for the Bulldogs (16-17). Paul Jorgensen added 12 points. Jordan Tucker had 11 points.