MSU’s Branden Dawson guards Nebraska player after injury scare.
As the Spartans return to East Lansing, the No. 22 team took down the Nebraska Cornhuskers with a final score of 66-56. Michigan State basketball, with a record of 13-3 and a conference record of 2-1, defeated the unranked Nebraska (9-7, 0-3 Big10).
Michigan State returned to their home court after defeating Iowa in Iowa City, 62-59. The Spartans continued their undefeated home record tonight and recorded their 11th victory in East Lansing this season.
MSU’s Branden Dawson came out swinging as he hit the first shot of the game and went on to score 5 out 6 shots in the first half for a total of 10 points. Adreian Payne was next in the first half points, with 9 after he was subbed in just 4 minutes into the game. Though the Spartans came out with a bang in the first couple minutes, the Cornhuskers went on a 10-4 run to make a comeback within the first half. With Nebraska leading, Derrick Nix was fouled with 16 seconds lef...