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Huskers go ice cold in 2nd half, lose to Michigan State

Michigan State v Nebraska
Posted at 9:05 PM, Jan 17, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-17 22:10:06-05

LINCOLN, Neb. (KMTV) — The Nebraska men's basketball team went cold in the 2nd half and had its 20 game home winning streak snapped on Thursday by Michigan State, 70-64. The Huskers missed 15 straight three point shots during the 2nd half to finish 5-26 from downtown. James Palmer Jr. scored 24 points in the loss for the Big Red.

The Spartans, meanwhile, set a school-record with their 19th straight conference victory. Cassius Winston scored a game-high 29 points for the Spartans going over 1,000 for his college career.

NU fell to 13-5, 3-4 in the Big Ten while MSU improved to 16-2 overall, 7-0 in league play.

Nebraska visits Rutgers on Monday starting at 7 p.m. on BTN.