EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) -- Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio had never experienced four straight games that were decided in the closing seconds. And if he never again has to go through the frustrations of the past month, he won't miss it.
A 28-24 loss to Nebraska was the latest dagger for the Spartans (5-5, 2-4 Big Ten), who have dropped four league games by a total of 10 points.
Michigan State, heading into its off week, is 3-4 in games decided by four points or less this season.
"With a little this or a little that at the end, a different call or a different decision by a coach, maybe by me . . . " Dantonio said Tuesday. "If I go fourth-and-2 (vs. Nebraska), and we get that one or I go fourth-and-1 on Michigan, maybe we win. Maybe we don't. I don't know."
There are no easy answers when a team is picked No. 13 in the preseason and seen as one of the favorites to return to the Big Ten championship game, then has to revise its goals before Election Day.
Still, Dantonio wouldn'...