EAST LANSING, Mich. -- Klarissa Bell scored 19 points to pace Michigan State to its third straight victory with a 73-53 decision over No. 23 Nebraska on Thursday night.
Taylor Alton hit four 3-pointers and scored 18 points for the Spartans (18-10, 10-5 Big Ten), who shot 52 percent (29 of 56) and went 9 of 18 from long range. Porsche Poole added 13 points and nine assists.Jordan Hooper continued her streak of hitting double figures in every game this season as she led the Cornhuskers (20-7, 9-6) with 15 points. Kaitlyn Burke added 13.Leading 7-6, Michigan State ran off 15 consecutive points for a 22-6 edge with 12:37 left in the first half.The advantage reached 23 points four times, the first at 37-14 and the last at 50-27.Michigan State, which has won six of its last seven, was facing Nebraska for the first time in history.