Texas Tech vs. Nebraska: 5 things to know for tonight's Hall of Fame Classic title game

The Huskers will do battle with the Red Raiders in Tuesday's Hall of Fame Championship game. [Image via Big Ten Network/YouTube]
The Huskers will do battle with the Red Raiders in Tuesday's Hall of Fame Championship game. [Image via Big Ten Network/YouTube]

The Huskers are looking to stay undefeated but face a tough opponent in tonight's championship game.

On Tuesday (Nov. 20), the Nebraska Cornhuskers basketball team looks to extend their record to a perfect 5-0. However, they'll face the Texas Tech Red Raiders in the 2018 Hall of Fame Classic Championship game. Here are five things to know ahead of tonight's big game in Kansas City, Missouri (8:30 p.m. local time, ESPN2).

1

Undefeated teams in close matchup

Both teams enter tonight's game at a perfect 4-0. Texas Tech is coming off a 15-point win over USC, while the Huskers recently defeated Missouri State, 85-62. Prior to that, Nebraska took down Seton Hall, 80-57. The point spread currently sits at two points in favor of the Huskers.

2

Team stats review

Neither team has played any conference games just yet, so the stats aren't necessarily saying much. However, Nebraska has averaged a whopping 89.5 points a game, and holds opponents to just 47.8 per game. The Red Raiders are scoring 77 a game, and holding opponents to 48. Nebraska holds a 43-37.8 rebounds per game average and averages 20 assists per game compared to 16.3 a game for TTU.

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