Trayce Jackson-Davis scored nine of his 15 points from the foul line and grabbed 11 rebounds and Race Thompson scored 11 for Indiana (8-5, 3-3 Big Ten Conference), which now has won three of its last four games.
Jackson-Davis’ foul shot with 15:53 left put the Hoosiers up 56-41. Nebraska responded with a 22-6 run in a little more than the next six minutes and led 63-62 on Kobe Webster’s 3-pointer with 9:39 remaining.
Jackson-Davis’ jump shot with 3:52 to go broke a 71-all tie after the lead went back and forth, and Indiana led the remainder.
Teddy Allen scored 21 points for Nebraska (4-8, 0-5), Lat Mayen scored 15 and Dalano Banton, Trey McGowens and Derrick Walker 10.
Indiana moved its all-time record against the Huskers to 16-7 and have won four straight following a string of three consecutive losses.
Indiana: Hosts Purdue on Thursday.
Nebraska: Welcomes No. 12 Illinois to Lincoln on Wednesday.