December 3rd, 2017

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Michigan State opens Big Ten play by thrashing Nebraska MLive
Michigan State opened Big Ten play earlier than ever and with a forceful reminder about its status as the league’s preseason favorite. The No. 3 Spartans dispatched Nebraska, 86-57 in its Big Ten opener on Sunday at Breslin Center, marking their sixth straight win.

Michigan State cruises past Nebraska 86-57 in Big Ten opener
Weeks earlier than most years, No. 3 Michigan State opened up Big Ten play Sunday afternoon with an 86-57 win over Nebraska. Sophomore big man Nick Ward led all scorers with 22 points in just 16 minutes. He went 10-for-13 from the free throw line, 6-for-7 from the field and also added seven rebounds. Freshman forward Jaren Jackson Jr. finished with 15 points while going 8-for-8 from the stripe and grabbing 10 boards, and Miles Bridges and Cassius Winston both added 12 points for the Spartans, who moved to 7-1 overall and 1-0 in the Big Ten with the win.

Couch: 3 quick takes on Michigan State’s 86-57 win over Nebraska Lansing State Journal
Lansing State Journal columnist Graham Couch gives his initial thoughts on the Spartans’ Big Ten opener Sunday at Breslin Center.

Spartans clobber Cornhuskers in Big Ten opener Detroit News
The Big Ten season got started earlier than usual as Michigan State hosted Nebraska on Sunday evening and came away with an 86-57 win. Michigan State (7-1, 1-0 Big Ten) started fast with a put-back jam by Jaren Jackson Jr. on the first possession and didn’t let up. That set the tone for a game that was essentially all Spartans.

Men’s hoops cruises past Nebraska in Big Ten opener, 86-57 State News
Big Ten play came a little early this year, but that didn’t affect the Spartans much as they breezed past Nebraska in their conference opener, 86-57, Sunday afternoon at the Breslin Center. MSU has won six straight games by 18 points since losing to No. 1 Duke in the Champions Classic

Four in Double Figures as Michigan State Beats Nebraska, 86-57
Sophomore forward Nick Ward tied a season-high with 22 points and led four players in double figures as Michigan State’s men’s basketball team won its sixth-straight game, beating Nebraska in the Big Ten Conference opener for both schools, 86-57, at the Breslin Center.

Michigan State hoops opens Big Ten play by blowing out Nebraska, 86-57 Detroit Free Press
Nick Ward didn’t need much time to do almost all of his damage. He also didn’t realized he only played 16 minutes. Michigan State’s sophomore forward scored 22 points and grabbed seven rebounds in his limited time, and the third-ranked Spartans held Nebraska without a field goal for more than 8 minutes of the first half en route to a 86-57 victory Sunday at Breslin Center.