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Michigan State 62, Nebraska 34

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NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 15:  Head coach Tom Izzo of the Michigan State Spartans reacts during play against the Duke Blue Devils during the 2011 State Farm Champions Classic at Madison Square Garden on November 15, 2011 in New York City.  (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

NEW YORK, NY – NOVEMBER 15: Head coach Tom Izzo of the Michigan State Spartans reacts during play against the Duke Blue Devils during the 2011 State Farm Champions Classic at Madison Square Garden on November 15, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

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EAST LANSING (WWJ/AP) – Draymond Green scored 20 points and helped lead the Michigan State Spartans to a 62-34 win over the Nebraska Cornhuskers Saturday night.

Undefeated at home this season, the Spartans (24-5, 13-3 Big Ten) lead No. 8 Ohio State by 1 1/2 games and No. 11 Michigan by two games in the conference race with three games left in the regular season.

The Buckeyes, who close the regular season at Michigan State, can pull back within a game by beating Wisconsin at home Sunday.    The last-place Cornhuskers (12-15, 4-11) have lost five of six.

Michigan State, which led by eight at halftime, turned the game into a rout early in the second half with a 13-0 run that put the Spartans ahead 38-17.

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