Gary Harris scored 19 despite shooting just 2 for 12 on 3-pointers and Branden Dawson had 12 points and 10 rebounds for the Spartans.
Michigan State -7 @ Northwestern: Cats had a hard time scoring against Michigan’s defense last week.
Michigan State is one win from its second Big Ten championship game in three seasons and two from the best conference record in school history.
It’s a relief for hungry college students in East Lansing.
Chants of “We want tacos!” at Michigan State basketball games are now in vain.
Michigan State earned a spot atop The Associated Press poll by beating then-top-ranked Kentucky last week.
If you believe Sports Illustrated’s Stewart Mandel, Michigan State will finally get to a BCS game this season and they don’t have to win the Big 10 to do it.
Michigan State is No. 1 in The Associated Press’ college basketball poll for the first time in 13 years.
Jeremy Langford ran 32 times for 151 yards and scored two touchdowns, and Keith Mumphrey caught a 27-yard touchdown from Connor Cook in the fourth quarter after the Cornhuskers pulled within six points.
Michigan State has defeated every Big Ten opponent it’s faced since 2011 except Nebraska. The Spartans, in fact, have never beaten the Cornhuskers.