In its first postseason game since 2012, Mississippi State got its first postseason win since 2010.
The Bulldogs topped Nebraska in the first round of the NIT with a 66-59 win. They will travel to Baylor for a date with the Bears in the next round.
Lamar Peters shined for MSU with 14 assists. Aric Holman led the Bulldogs in scoring with 16 points. MSU locked the Cornhuskers down defensively, holding them to just 35 percent shooting.