Nebraska vs. Michigan State: Full Game Preview

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Nebraska vs. Michigan State: Full Game Preview
Nebraska
(9-7, 1-4 away)
(18) Michigan State
(13-3, 10-0 home)
Venue: Breslin Center
6:05PM ET / 3:05PM PT, January 13, 2013
Team Leaders
Points Rebounds Assists
Nebraska D Talley 13.6 B Ubel 6.8 B Parker 2.6
Michigan State K Appling 13.8 D Nix 7.2 K Appling 4.6

On the other hand, the Cornhuskers turn the ball over less often, 11 per game to 14 per game.

Michigan State StatSmack

  • Nebraska has a much lower out-of-state cost per year according to Kiplinger than Michigan State ($27,594 vs $37,858).
  • Andre Almeida is ranked 5th in the Big Ten in blocks.
  • Nebraska has a much lower in-state cost per year according to Kiplinger than Michigan State ($15,894 vs $19,903).
  • The Nebraska basketball team finishes what they start, with a better graduation rate than Michigan State (82% vs 50%).
  • The Nebraska three-point leader (Ray Gallegos) has more three-pointers than the Michigan State three-point leader (Gary Harris).
  • Ray Gallegos is ranked 4th in the Big Ten in three-pointers.
  • How does our back look? Nebraska is ranked higher than Michigan State in the Big Ten (#3 vs #11).
NEB Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B Dylan Talley 35 14 5 2 1 0 2
B Ray Gallegos 37 13 3 1 1 0 1
B- Brandon Ubel 32 12 7 1 1 0 2
C Shavon Shields 24 5 5 1 0 0 2
C David Rivers 22 6 4 1 0 1 1
C- Andre Almeida 17 6 4 1 0 1 1
C- Benny Parker 25 3 2 3 1 0 2
D Mike Peltz 15 1 2 1 0 0 1
D Jordan Tyrance 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
D- Sergei Vucetic 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
D- Trevor Menke 6 0 0 0 0 0 0
MSU Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B Keith Appling 34 14 3 5 2 1 2
B Branden Dawson 27 10 6 1 2 1 2
B Gary Harris 28 13 3 1 1 0 1
B- Derrick Nix 26 9 7 1 1 0 2
C+ Adreian Payne 20 8 7 1 1 1 2
C+ D. Valentine 22 6 4 3 1 0 2
C Travis Trice 20 6 1 2 1 0 1
D+ Brandan Kearney 17 2 2 2 1 0 1
D+ Matt Costello 5 2 1 0 0 0 0
D+ Keenan Wetzel 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
D+ Dan Chapman 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
D+ Russell Byrd 10 2 1 1 0 0 1
D+ Alex Gauna 6 2 1 0 0 0 1
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