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
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.