The No. 4 Nebraska volleyball team will host the No. 1 Illinois Fighting Illini on Saturday, Oct. 22 at the NU Coliseum at 7:00 tonight.
The Huskers (16-1, 9-0) sweptIowa3-0 (25-14, 25-14, 25-11) on Wednesday night.Illinoisswept Northwestern 3-0 (25-19, 25-23, 25-19) on Wednesday.
The last time the Huskers played a No. 1 team in the Coliseum was when No. 1 Stanford played in the State Farm Volleyball Classic inLincolnin 1995. Stanford beat the Huskers 3-1.
IllinoisandNebraskahave met 21 times, with NU holding a 15-5-1 record over the Illini. The last time the two programs met was on Sept. 11, 2010. The Huskers outlastedIllinoisin a 3-2 victory (21-25, 21-25, 25-22, 25-14, 16-14).
Fans can listen to all of the action with John Baylor and Diane Mendenhall on the 25-station Husker Sports Network, including B107.3 FM inLincolnand Twister 93.3 FM inOmaha. Fans outside the state will also be able to catch the live audio feed for free on Huskers.com.
info courtesy of: huskers.com