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Dylan Talley scores 16 to lead Nebraska past Penn State 67-53 in Big Ten clash

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    Nebraska's Andre Almeida (32) rebounds over Penn State's Jon Graham (25) and Alan Wisniewski during the first half of their NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, in Lincoln, Neb. (AP Photo/The Journal-Star, Matt Ryerson) LOCAL TV OUT; KOLN-TV OUT; KGIN-TV OUT; KLKN-TV OUT (The Associated Press)

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    Penn State's Nick Colella (20) and Sasa Borovnjak (21) box out on Nebraska's Shavon Shields (31) during the first half of their NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, in Lincoln, Neb. (AP Photo/The Journal-Star, Matt Ryerson) LOCAL TV OUT; KOLN-TV OUT; KGIN-TV OUT; KLKN-TV OUT (The Associated Press)

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    Nebraska's Brandon Ubel (13) charges into Penn State's Ross Travis (43) during the first half of their NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, in Lincoln, Neb. (AP Photo/The Journal-Star, Matt Ryerson) LOCAL TV OUT; KOLN-TV OUT; KGIN-TV OUT; KLKN-TV OUT (The Associated Press)

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    Penn State's Jermaine Marshall (11) lands on Nebraska's Andre Almeida (32) during the first half of their NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, in Lincoln, Neb. (AP Photo/The Journal-Star, Matt Ryerson) LOCAL TV OUT; KOLN-TV OUT; KGIN-TV OUT; KLKN-TV OUT (The Associated Press)

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    Penn State's D.J. Newbill (2) drives the ball past Nebraska's Benny Parker (3) during the first half of their NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, in Lincoln, Neb. (AP Photo/The Journal-Star, Matt Ryerson) LOCAL TV OUT; KOLN-TV OUT; KGIN-TV OUT; KLKN-TV OUT (The Associated Press)

Dylan Talley had 16 points and Nebraska pulled away from Penn State early in the second half to take a 67-53 win Saturday night.

Nebraska (12-12, 3-8 Big Ten) opened the second half with an 12-2 spurt that put the Cornhuskers up 41-26 on David Rivers' free throws with 16:50 left.

Penn State (8-15, 0-11 Big Ten), which went nearly 7 minutes without a field goal to open the second half, cut the Nebraska lead to 52-40 on D.J. Newbill's layup with 6:50 left. Talley's 3-pointer and a Brandon Ubel free throw put Nebraska back up 16 with 5:32 left. Penn State got no closer than 12.

Nebraska made 32 of 41 free throws in the foul-plagued game that saw 51 fouls called on the two teams. Penn State hit 23 of 32 free throws.

Ubel had 14 points for Nebraska and Ray Gallegos had 11.