Mayen scorched the nets, hitting 9-fo-11 from the field, including 5-of-7 from 3-point range, as Nebraska led wire to wire. He had 20 of his points in the first half, as the Huskers raced out to a 43-25 cushion.
The Huskers (7-17, 3-14 Big Ten) shot 52 percent from the field, including 55 percent in the opening stanza, and had 19 assists, including 14 in the first half.
Nebraska limited Rutgers (13-10, 9-10 Big Ten) to just 39 percent shooting, including 3-of-23 from 3-point ranger and out-rebounded the Scarlet Knight, 38-28.
The Huskers’ 21-point lead is the largest margin of victory over a conference opponent since they defeated the Scarlet Knights by 24 on Jan. 6, 2016.
Jacob Young led the Scarlet Knights with 12 points on the night while Ron Harper Jr. added 10.
The Huskers close the regular season on the road, next meeting No. 5 Iowa in Iowa City on Thursday. Tip is set for 8 p.m. (CT)