Cornhuskers vs Spartans Final: 28-24 - Recap
|Cornhuskers vs Spartans Final: 28-24 - Recap|
Taylor Martinez tore up the turf for 205 rushing yards on Saturday to lead the Cornhuskers to a 28-24 win over the Spartans at Spartan Stadium.
The Cornhuskers were a 1-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 44.5.
Taylor Martinez completed 16 of 36 pass attempts for 160 yards for the Cornhuskers in the win. He was picked off 3 times by the Spartans defense.
Le'Veon Bell rushed for 188 yards for Michigan State, while Nick Hill added 30 yards. Andrew Maxwell threw for 123 yards for the Spartans, while receivers Tony Lippett and Bennie Fowler had 46 and 28 yards respectively.
Michigan State lost the offensive yardage battle to Nebraska 473-361 yards in Saturday's game. Nebraska had more first downs as that total ended up 23-19.
Nebraska lost the time of possession battle 31:32/28:28, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Next game, Nebraska takes its act home to face Penn State looking for another win. For Michigan State, they head home to face Northwestern.