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MSU Blasts Nebraska-Omaha 110-68

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Head coach Tom Izzo of the Michigan State Spartans. (File Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Head coach Tom Izzo of the Michigan State Spartans. (File Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

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EAST LANSING (WWJ/AP) – A lopsided victory for the Michigan State Spartans over  Nebraska-Omaha 110-68 on Sunday.

Draymond Green made a quick recovery from a scary injury, and finished with 23 points and 10 rebounds to lead the Spartans past Nebraska-Omaha.

Green was 10 for 18 from the field for the streaking Spartans (6-2), including 6-for-8 shooting in the first half when he went down in pain under his basket. He returned to the game just three minutes later wearing a left knee wrap.

Backcourt partner Keith Appling added 13 points, nine rebounds and seven assists in 23 minutes. The Spartans shot 61 percent from the field, including 50 percent on 3-pointers.

Brandon Wood had his second straight strong performance, contributing 20 points and six rebounds, as Michigan State ruled the boards 54-16 and matched the sixth-highest point total in school history.

Mitch Albers had 17 points for the Mavericks (3-6), whose busy weekend began with a win at Northern Illinois Saturday.

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