The Buckeyes trailed by as many as 12 in the first half and 10 at the beginning of the second half but fought all the way back to lead by four late the second half.
The homestanding Cornhuskers would not fold and took a one point lead at 66-65 with under half a minute to play,
With just 1.9 second remaining on the clock the Buckeyes inbounded the basketball and ran the Picket Fence play made famous in the movie Hoosiers. The play resulted in a layup by senior Marc Loving to give OSU a 67-66 lead with just .6 seconds left on the clock.
Nebraska inbounded with a long pass down the court, but OSU defended the pass to claim the win.