Anxious Nebraska fans worried about the Cornhuskers coming out flat against Penn State after their upset at Michigan State could relax by halftime.
Freshman Zak Irvin scored all 16 of his points in the first half, and No. 10 Michigan breezed to a 79-50 victory over Nebraska on Wednesday night.
Sports Illustrated legal analyst Michael McCann expects players from more schools to pursue unionization.
After Nebraska’s previous home game, Terran Petteway stood in front of his bench, hands over his head with a pained look on his face.
Derrick Walton Jr. scored the go-ahead layup with 21.8 seconds left and Nebraska missed two inside shots during a scramble before the buzzer, giving Michigan a 71-70 victory on Thursday night.
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.
Nebraska has given itself a shot to get back to the Big Ten championship game with two straight wins on late touchdown passes.
Nebraska fans will be able to watch the Cornhuskers play Michigan on ABC Saturday afternoon.
“You cannot tell me that there is a coach in America that hasn’t thought or said the exact same thing,” Valenti said on his show Tuesday. “A two-year old, off the record recording should not cost him his job.”
Tom Izzo worried for four days about Michigan State’s trip to Nebraska, and early in the second half it looked as though his concern was justified.