Michigan St. 73, No. 23 Nebraska 53

Klarissa Bell scored 19 points to pace Michigan State to its

third straight victory with a 73-53 decision over No. 23 Nebraska

on Thursday night.

Taylor Alton hit four 3-pointers and scored 18 points for the

Spartans (18-10, 10-5 Big Ten), who shot 52 percent (29 of 56) and

went 9 of 18 from long range. Porsche Poole added 13 points and

nine assists.

Jordan Hooper continued her streak of hitting double figures in

every game this season as she led the Cornhuskers (20-7, 9-6) with

15 points. Kaitlyn Burke added 13.

Leading 7-6, Michigan State ran off 15 consecutive points for a

22-6 edge with 12:37 left in the first half.

The advantage reached 23 points four times, the first at 37-14

and the last at 50-27.

Michigan State, which has won six of its last seven, was facing

Nebraska for the first time in history.