The Spartans (15-2, 6-0 Big Ten) are traveling to Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, where the Cornhuskers (13-4, 3-3) are undefeated through nine games at home.
Nick Ward earned his second double-double of the season with a team-leading 16 points and 11 rebounds Sunday, helping sixth-ranked Michigan State beat Penn State on the road, 71-56.
Each week Michigan State fans get to submit their Spartans basketball questions to be answered by Casey Harrison, one of The State News' men's basketball reporters.
The Spartans took their mandatory rest day on Wednesday, Izzo opted to give his players additional rest by using Thursday to study film and walk through Sunday's game plan.
With shooting guard Joshua Langford out for the foreseeable future, Michigan State basketball coach Tom Izzo is looking for someone to step up in the co-captain’s absence.