Michigan State vs. Nebraska: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

Use your ← → (arrow) keys to browse more stories
Michigan State vs. Nebraska: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
(8) Michigan State 73
(22-4, 7-4 away)
Nebraska 64
(12-14, 10-7 home)
Venue: Bob Devaney Sports Center
8:00PM ET / 5:00PM PT, February 16, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Michigan State 29 44 73
Nebraska 24 40 64
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Michigan State K Appling 16 A Payne 14 K Appling 4
Nebraska D Talley 28 S Shields 13 B Ubel 3

Nebraska lost in front of the home crowd against No. 8 Michigan State 73-64 in conference play on Saturday, Feb. 16. The Cornhuskers are still looking for their first win over an AP-Ranked team this season (0-8). Shavon Shields got 19 points and 13 rebounds for the Cornhuskers, earning a double-double. Dylan Talley had a career-high 28 points. Adreian Payne registered a double-double for the Spartans on 15 points and 14 rebounds. Next up for Nebraska (12-14, 3-10 Big Ten) is Iowa (16-9, 5-7 Big Ten) on Thursday, Feb. 21 on their home court.

Nebraska Game Notes

  • The last time Nebraska started the season 12-14 was 2011.
  • Nebraska beat the spread by 0.5 points. That makes the 13th time this season the Cornhuskers have beaten the spread.
  • Prior to this game, Nebraska played 40 Top 25 opponents in the last five seasons with a record of 8-32.
  • Nebraska has lost 100 percent of the time this season (0-3) after recording 24 or fewer rebounds.
  • The Cornhuskers have lost 88 percent of the time this season (1-7) after having a field goal percentage of 35.5 percent or worse.
  • Nebraska has lost 75 percent of the time this season (1-3) after committing seven or more turnovers.
  • When the opposition shoots a field goal percentage of 51.1 percent or better this season, Nebraska has lost 100 percent of the time (0-3).
  • When the opposition records 42 or more rebounds this season, Nebraska has lost 100 percent of the time (0-4).
  • When the opposition records 23 or more field goals made this season, Nebraska has lost 90 percent of the time (1-9).
  • This is the 16th game at home this season--Nebraska has a -0.2 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • Dylan Talley accounted for 43.7 percent of the team's points.
  • Shavon Shields accounted for 54.1 percent of the team's rebounds.
  • Dylan Talley has led the team in scoring in 12 out of 26 games this season.
  • Shavon Shields has led the team in rebounding in six out of 26 games this season.
  • Shavon Shields recorded the first double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Shavon Shields recorded a double-double. It was the first of his career.
  • This marks the ninth 20-point game of Dylan Talley's career.
  • Dylan Talley has four straight double-digit point games.
  • Dylan Talley had a career high with 28 points.

Michigan State Game Notes

  • Adreian Payne recorded a team season high in rebounds with 14.
  • The top two scorers (Keith Appling and Adreian Payne) accounted for 42.4 percent of the points.
  • Adreian Payne accounted for 33.3 percent of the team's rebounds.
  • Keith Appling has led the team in scoring 13 times in 26 games this season.
  • Adreian Payne has led the team in rebounding 11 times in 26 games this season.
  • Keith Appling has five straight double-digit point games.
  • Adreian Payne recorded the seventh double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Adreian Payne recorded a double-double. It was his fourth this season and fifth of his career.
  • Adreian Payne set career highs with 14 rebounds and five offensive rebounds.
  • Derrick Nix recorded the sixth double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Derrick Nix has three straight double-digit point games.
  • Derrick Nix recorded a double-double. It was his third this season and fourth of his career.
  • Branden Dawson set a career high with four blocks.
MSU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Adreian Payne3515141132
ADerrick Nix3113111101
B+Keith Appling381614034
BD. Valentine24772001
BMatt Costello8420020
B-Gary Harris261410102
CBranden Dawson28440043
-Alex Gauna8010000
NEB PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Shavon Shields4019131200
ADylan Talley312812102
BBrandon Ubel36743112
C+David Rivers38720100
D+Ray Gallegos34102200
D+Benny Parker15211002
-Andre Almeida6020001

Load More Stories

Out of Bounds

Nebraska Huskers Basketball

Subscribe Now

We will never share your email address

Thanks for signing up.