Michigan State football defeats Nebraska, 23-20 in overtime: Game thread replay

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Michigan State defensive end Jacub Panasiuk reacts after a play against Nebraska during the first quarter on Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021, in East Lansing.

No. 21 Michigan State Spartans (3-0, 1-0 Big Ten) vs. Nebraska Cornhuskers (2-2, 0-1)

Update: Read how MSU beat Nebraska, 23-20, in overtime

When: 7 p.m., Saturday.

Where: Spartan Stadium, East Lansing.

TV: FS1.

LATE LINEUP LOOK: Michigan State without RB Elijah Collins, two DEs in warmups

Radio: WJR-AM (760).

Line: MSU by 5.

Box score

Game notes: Michigan State football plays its first game as a ranked team under second-year coach Mel Tucker, and it'll be under the lights with fans packing "The Woodshed" in the first of two consecutive home night games. ... Nebraska played competitively last week in a loss to No. 3 Oklahoma, 23-16. It dropped its season opener at Illinois, 30-22, in its lone Big Ten game. ... Read our scouting report breaking down the matchup and prediction, from beat writer Chris Solari.

STANDINGS: Big Ten football: Where each team stands in conference

MAILBAG: How much have Spartans changed expectations?

READ: Mel Tucker fights to change Michigan State fan culture, avoid Nebraska sea of red

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