Here is the latest Michigan sports news from The Associated Press

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Cassius Winston scored a career-high 29 points, Nick Ward added 15 and sixth-ranked Michigan State pulled away from Nebraska late for 70-64 win. Michigan State relied on tough defense to extend its school-record Big Ten winning streak to 19 games. The Cornhuskers had their school-record 20-game home win streak end.

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State University faculty members are praising the former dean who’s been appointed to lead the university following the resignation of John Engler. The Board of Trustees announced Thursday that former College of Engineering dean Satish Udpa would replace Engler as interim president. Engler was pushed to resign this week after making controversial comments about some victims of former sports doctor and convicted sex abuser Larry Nassar.

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Jim Harbaugh has completed his coaching staff for his fifth season at Michigan. He hired defensive line coach Shaun Nua after adding offensive coordinator Josh Gattis and defensive assistant Anthony Campanile. Harbaugh says Nua is a rising star in the coaching profession. Nua was Arizona State’s defensive line coach last season following a six-year run with the same position group at Navy. He was a defensive end for BYU from 2002-04 and started his coaching career at the school.

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Jenna Allen scored 16 points and Nia Clouden added 15 to lift No. 17 Michigan State to a 77-60 victory over No. 9 Maryland. The Spartans led almost throughout, racing out to a 20-4 advantage in the first quarter. It was the second victory over a top-10 team for the Spartans this season. They beat No. 3 Oregon on Dec. 9.

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Megan Gustafson had 21 points and 16 rebounds for her 16th double-double and added six assists to lead No. 22 Iowa to a 75-62 win over Michigan. Eight players scored in the third quarter when the Hawkeyes made 10 of 16 shots, including two 3-pointers, to stretch a 32-29 lead to 54-38.

UNDATED (AP) — Atlanta Falcons guard Ben Garland and former Detroit Lions quarterback Eric Hipple are the finalists for the NFL’s Salute To Service Award. The recipient of the award will be revealed on Feb. 2 during the NFL Honors show when The Associated Press announces its annual league awards. Garland and Hipple were selected for their efforts to support members of the military community.