Scores

Final

(16) Nebraska 57

(11-3, 1-1 Big Ten)

Michigan State 70

(10-5, 2-0 Big Ten)

7:00 PM ET, January 9, 2014

Jack Breslin Student Events Center, East Lansing, Michigan

1 2 T
#16NEB 24 3357
MSU 37 3370

Top Performers

Nebraska: J. Hooper 21 Pts, 8 Reb, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

Michigan State: A. Pickrel 17 Pts, 10 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Blk

Michigan State women upset No. 16 Nebraska 70-57

Associated Press

EAST LANSING, Mich. -- Annalise Pickrel and Aerial Powers each scored 17 points as Michigan State opened its Big Ten Conference home schedule with a 70-57 upset of No. 16 Nebraska on Thursday night.

Michigan State (10-5, 2-0) never trailed, and led by as many as 25 in the second half. The Spartans finished the first half on an 8-0 run, led by six straight points from Pickrel, to go up 37-24 at halftime.

Powers had 15 rebounds in the game while Pickrel grabbed 10. Tori Jankoska and Becca Mills each added 10 points.

Jordan Hooper led the Cornhuskers (11-3, 1-1) with 21 points. Emily Cady added 16 points and 12 rebounds while Rachel Theriot contributed 11 points and eight assists.

Nebraska had its five-game winning streak snapped and was playing on the road for the first time since a loss at No. 18 North Carolina on Dec. 4.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
NEB
MSU
Points 57 70
FG Made-Attempted 20-65 (.308) 25-63 (.397)
3P Made-Attempted 6-17 (.353) 8-19 (.421)
FT Made-Attempted 11-14 (.786) 12-18 (.667)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 16 (0/0) 19 (0/0)

Game Leaders

 
NEB
MSU
PointsJ. Hooper 21A. Pickrel 17
ReboundsE. Cady 12A. Powers 15
AssistsR. Theriot 8K. Johnson 8
StealsT. Laudermill 2A. Powers 3
BlocksT. Laudermill 1A. Powers 2

2013-14 Season

DATEGAMELINKS
» Jan 9, 2014 @MSU 70, NEB 57Recap | Box Score
Feb 8, 2014 @NEB 76, MSU 56Recap | Box Score
Mar 8, 2014 NEB 86, @MSU 58Recap | Box Score