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.
Darqueze Dennard intercepted a pass and appeared to run it back for a touchdown – then the return was negated by a penalty.
Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio knows what Nebraska can do from four whippings as a Kansas aide, a pair of poundings as a Spartans assistant and a decisive loss last year in his team’s second straight 11-win season.
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Brady Hoke will make sure his players stay humble as they head into Saturday night’s road matchup with dangerous Nebraska.