Rich Christies' third grade class at Watson Elementary expected a tradition physical education class Thursday full of dodgeball and other activities. But the group of eight and nine-year-old students were surprised to find something else had been planned instead.
Jessica Shepard notched her 20th career double-double and 10th of the season with 20 points and 12 rebounds, while Rylie Cascio Jensen added a career-high 15 points off the bench, but it was not enough to prevent Penn State from pulling away down the stretch for an 86-69 win over the Nebraska women's basketball team on Thursday night at the Bryce Jordan Center.
With just over a second to play, Marc Loving scored off an inbounds pass to push Ohio State past Nebraska 67-66 on Wednesday night.
Both the Hastings College men's and women's basketball teams left Doane Wednesday with victories.
This week's NBC Nebraska Five Star Performer is UNK forward Trey Lansman.