Nebraska took the lead on a touchdown drive early in the third quarter, but Michigan State owned the rest of the period, surging to an 11 point lead.
Nebraska’s touchdown came on a 1-yard plunge by Imani Cross to take a 20-17 lead over the Spartans.
Michigan State answered on their next drive with another touchdown pass from Connor Cook. After an interception thrown by Tommy Armstrong, Michigan State drove the length of the field for another touchdown to take a 31-20 lead.
Nebraska has the ball in Michigan State territory to start the fourth quarter.