EVANSTON, Ill. - Miller Kopp scored 15 points, and Northwestern snapped a five-game losing streak, hanging on to beat Nebraska 62-57 Saturday.
Nebraska's Cam Mack nailed a 3-pointer from the right to cut it to 60-57 with 51 seconds left.
After the Wildcats' Pete Nance missed from beyond the arc, Pat Spencer blocked a potential tying 3 from the wing by Dachon Burke.
Kopp then made two free throws with nine seconds left to seal Northwestern's first win since Dec. 15 against Southern Illinois-Edwardsville.
Mack scored 11 for the Cornhuskers, who shot just 31.3% and made 9 of 30 3-pointers.