Kansas State scored first with a field goal, but two minutes later Nebraska took the lead. Nebraska won the game 25–9.
Although Nebraska entered the game a 12–5 favorite, the game itself was considered to a good test for Nebraska, who was undefeated at the time. The matchup was considered to be important to the outcome of the Big Six Conference championship. Nebraska ended the game as one of ten college teams in the nation that were unbeaten up to that point.