The Nebraska men's basketball team's 20 game home winning streak is snapped by Michigan State as they fall 70-64. James Palmer Jr led the huskers with 24 points & 8 rebounds. The Big Red falls to 13-5 (3-4) on the season.
Nebraska Postgame Notes
The loss to No. 6 Michigan State was Nebraska’s first home loss since a one-point defeat to No. 3 Kansas on Dec. 10, 2016. The loss snapped Nebraska’s 20-game home winning streak, which tied for the longest streak in program history, and was the nation’s third-longest active home win streak.
The loss marked Nebraska’s first home conference loss since March 5, 2017 against Michigan. The Huskers had won 11 consecutive conference home games, the third-longest streak in program history.
Nebraska lost its ninth straight game against a top-10 opponent.
The Huskers trailed at halftime for the first time at home this season.
Nebraska was held below 40 percent from the field for just the second time this season. The Huskers shot a season-low 32.8 percent from the field (previous low was 35.4 percent against Texas Tech on Nov. 20).
Isaac Copeland made his 100th career start against Michigan State and finished with 13 points and five rebounds.
James Palmer Jr. scored 24 points and was 11-of-11 from the free-throw line. The 24 points was his ninth 20-point game this season
Michigan State won its 11th straight game and extended a pair of school records with its 19th consecutive Big Ten Conference victory and 11th consecutive Big Ten road win.
Nebraska held Michigan State to 70 points, its second-lowest total of the season.