5 top takeaways from Nebraska basketball's season-ending NIT loss to TCU

Nebraska basketball's season comes to an end [Image via Nebraska Huskers/YouTube]
Nebraska basketball's season comes to an end [Image via Nebraska Huskers/YouTube]

The Huskers had a rather improbable run starting against Iowa but that run has come to an end and the season is over.

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1

Palmer puts capper on what could have been

The senior guard scored 19 points (all in the second half) on Sunday in the loss. He now holds the school record for scoring in a season. His up and down game (started 0-10 from the floor) perfectly encapsulates what was supposed to be a triumphant return this year.

2

Fatigue finally a factor

Whether it was Palmer's 0-10 start to the game, or Isaiah Roby seemingly fouling every time he stepped on the court, the Huskers finally looked tired. That was especially true late in the game when they just couldn't keep up with a good TCU team.

3

Tanner Borchardt had himself a game

After spending most of the season as an after thought, Borchardt had another incredible game. He was 6-for-6 from the field and scored 16 points. He also hauled down 13 rebounds. The senior from Gothenburg played a hell of a final game of his career.

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