LINCOLN (KMTV) — The Nebraska men's basketball team fell to #25 Illinois on Tuesday in Lincoln, 81-71.
The Huskers fell to 6-11 overall (0-6 Big Ten), while the Illini improved to 12-3 overall (5-0 Big Ten).
NU jumped out to a 16-4 lead early & led 34-31 at the half. But Illinois ended the game on a 16-6 run.
"We fought them all the way to the end," Hoiberg said.
Nebraska travels to #7 Purdue Friday at 5:30 p.m. on FS1.