Nebraska guard Johnny Trueblood (4) shoots next to Butler's Paul Jorgensen (5) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in the NIT on Wednesday, March 20, 2019, in Lincoln, Neb. (Francis Gardler/Lincoln Journal Star via AP)
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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.

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