Husker Women Win 82-71 Over Michigan State

Husker Women Win 82-71 Over Michigan State
Nebraska's Taylor Kissinger (33) drives past Michigan State's Nia Clouden (24) to the basket. MADDIE WASHBURN/THE WORLD-HERALD

Hannah Whitish led five Huskers in double figures with 16 points and Nebraska shot lights-out beyond the arc on its way to an 82-71 women’s basketball win over No. 24 Michigan State at Pinnacle Bank Arena on Sunday afternoon.

The Huskers, who thrilled a season-high crowd of 5,588 at Pinnacle Bank Arena, led from start to finish to improve to 7-8 in the Big Ten and 12-14 overall, while knocking the No. 24 Spartans to 7-7 in the conference and 17-8 on the season.

Nebraska heads back on the road Thursday to take on Northwestern in Evanston, Ill. Tip-off at Welsh-Ryan Arena is set for 7 p.m.