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Nebrasketball: Illinois Fighting Illini Game Thread

NCAA Basketball: Nebraska at Maryland Tommy Gilligan-USA TODAY Sports

The Nebraska Cornhuskers finish a two-game road stretch Tuesday night in Champaign when the Huskers take on the Illinois Fighting Illini. Nebraska flew straight from BWI to CMI Saturday night following the team’s 82-63 loss at Maryland Saturday and will finally return to Lincoln after the game having been gone since last Friday’s flight to the College Park region.

  • When: Tuesday, Jan. 31 at 6:00 p.m. CT/7:00 ET
  • Where: A spaceship on the planet Mars or the State Farm Center, your pick
  • TV: Big Ten Network, you should know by know you can stream via the FOX Sports App
  • Announcers: Dave Revsine and Stephen Bardo
  • Radio: Huskers Radio Network; Kent Pavelka (play-by-play), Jake Muhleisen (analyst)
  • Broadcast Stations:
  • Also available on and the Huskers app.
    The pregame broadcast with Pavelka and Muhleisen begins one hour before tipoff.
  • Betting Odds: Tom Osborne believes gambling is the devil, so don’t do it.

Illinois No. 24 in KenPom
2022-23 Record: 15-6 (6-4)
Head Coach: Brad Underwood
Record at ILL: 109-72 (6th year)
Career Record: 217-99 (10th year)

Nebraska No. 100 in KenPom
2022-23 Record: 10-12 (3-8)
Head Coach: Fred Hoiberg
Record at Nebraska: 34-79 (4th year)
Career Record: 149-135 (9th year)