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.
Derrick Nix scored 17 points to help No. 22 Michigan State pull away for a 66-56 victory over Nebraska on Sunday night.
Glenn Robinson III had 14 points, including a pair of crucial dunks in the second half, and No. 2 Michigan equaled its best start to a season with a 62-47 victory over Nebraska on Wednesday night.
There has been a lot of whining about Michigan State’s loss to Nebraska, blaming a couple questionable calls by the officials for the defeat.
Nebraska quarterback Taylor Martinez is the Big Ten offensive player of the week for the second time in three weeks.
Michigan State may need a little more time to get over this one.