The #23 Nebraska women’s basketball team ran into red-hot shooting from Michigan State as the Spartans defended their home court in 73-53 final. Jordan Hooper led the Huskers with 15 points and four rebounds, while Kaitlyn Burke added 13 points as the only players in double figures for NU.
Michigan State got unlikely production from Klarissa Bell and Taylor Alton. Bell and Alton combined for 37 points after entering with a combined average of 10 points per game. They hit 15 of 23 shooting including 7 of 12 on three pointers. This game had big implications in the standings. Nebraska slipped to 20-7 overall and 9-6 in the Big Ten, while Michigan State improved to 18-10 overall and 10-5 in the conference.