If you missed any of our coverage this week, be sure to catch up at the Nebraska vs Illinois 2018 Game Center!!!!
There are a lot of tickets available on the secondary market and being given away on groups on that social media platform that has all those groups on it. It will be interesting to see how many Husker fans show up to the game!
Nebraska returns to Memorial Stadium on Saturday for a Big Ten West Division matchup with Illinois. Nebraska enters the game at 2-7 overall and 1-5 in Big Ten play, following a 36-31 loss at No. 8 Ohio State on Saturday. The Huskers held a 21-16 halftime advantage, before the Buckeyes rallied in the second half for a victory. Nebraska continued to make strides in the matchup at Ohio State, putting up 450 yards of total offense, while the defense had three takeaways for the second straight week.
Illinois comes to Lincoln with a 4-5 record, including a 2-4 conference mark. The Fighting Illini are coming off an impressive 55-31 victory over Minnesota on Saturday. Illinois has built its offensive attack in 2018 around a strong rushing attack. Illinois averages 249.4 rushing yards per game and rolled up 430 rushing yards in last week’s win against Minnesota.
Date/Time: November 10, 2018 at 11:00 am CDT
Location: Memorial Stadium, Lincoln, NE Capacity: 85,458
Surface: Field Turf
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Series Record: Nebraska leads the all time series 11-3-1 and has won four of five meetings with Illinois since joining the Big Ten Conference in 2011. Nebraska is a perfect 3-0 against the Illini in Lincoln.
TV: The game will be televised on BTN with Play-by-Play by Brandon Gaudin, Analyst Glen Mason and Elise Menaker on the sidelines. It can be streamed on BTN2Go
Radio: Look for your local radio station on the Huskers sports radio network. The audio can also be streamed live for free at huskers.com The crew will be: Greg Sharpe, Matt Davison, and Ben MacLaughlin.
Weather: At kickoff, it will be 26 degrees (but will feel like 13) and partly cloudy. Winds will be from the south at 17 miles per hour.
Odds: The Huskers are favored by 17.5 points.