Nebraska has struggled to finish off its opponents in close games during the Scott Frost era.

Some of that may be variance, but some of it is likely tied to a propensity to make mistakes — like when the Huskers allowed a game-tying punt return touchdown inside of four minutes vs. the Spartans on Saturday night.

Frost’s overall record at Nebraska is now just 14-23 in 3+ seasons at the helm. But in one-score games? It’s even worse.

The Huskers are now 5-15 under Frost in games that have been decided by one score.

All three of Nebraska’s losses this season have been by one score or less. Illinois defeated the Huskers 30-22 back in Week 0 and Oklahoma bested them 23-16 just last weekend.

Nebraska is clinging on to hope of making a bowl game this season for the first time since 2016.

The Huskers host Northwestern at home next week.