Illini Fend Off Nebraska In Season-Opening WinUnder a new coach, with fans packed into the stands for the first time since 2019 and its backup quarterback at the helm, Illinois beat Nebraska on Saturday to kick off the 2021 college football season.
Ryan Young's Late Basket Lifts Northwestern Over NebraskaRyan Young's putback with 2.7 seconds left gave Northwestern a win over Nebraska in a regular-season finale on Sunday.
Cockburn Scores 24 As No. 5 Illini Top NebraskaKofi Cockburn scored 24 points, freshman Adam Miller added 18 and No. 5 Illinois beat Nebraska on Thursday night.
Fighting Illini Win In Nebraska For First Time Since 1924, Top Turnover-Prone Cornhuskers 41-23Illinois (2-3, 2-3) led 28-10 after two quarters, their most first-half points against a conference opponent in 10 years, and won its second road game in as many weeks.
Big Ten Football Season Set To Begin On Labor Day WeekendThe Big Ten was the last of the Power Five conferences to announce its schedule as college football navigates how to play games amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Northwestern Snaps 12-Game Losing Streak At Last With Win Over NebraskaMiller Kopp took Northwestern’s first shot in overtime Sunday, draining a 3-pointer that triggered a 7-0 Wildcat run and the Wildcats held on for a win over Nebraska that snapped their 12-game losing streak.
Ex-Bulls Coach Fred Hoiberg Hired At Struggling NebraskaFred Hoiberg, the former NBA player who coached Iowa State and the Chicago Bulls, was hired Saturday to coach a Nebraska team that had big hopes this season but finished with a 19-17 record and out of the NCAA Tournament yet again.
Turnover-Prone Illini Defeated By Cornhuskers 54-35Illinois committed turnovers on four of five full possessions spanning the halves, and Nebraska converted them into 24 points.
Black's Career-High 28 Pushes Illinois Past Nebraska, 72-66There were six ties and nine lead changes during the game.
Nebraska Beats Illinois On James Palmer's Last-Second 3-PointerPalmer finished with 24 points on 10-of-19 shooting in a 64-63 win.
Northwestern Beats Nebraska In OT, 31-24Justin Jackson ran 31 times for 154 yards and a touchdown.
Nebraska Rolls Past Illinois, 28-6Illinois (2-2, 0-1) continued to struggle behind run-first quarterback Chayce Crouch.
Northern Illinois Stuns Nebraska 21-17 As Tanner Lee StrugglesJordan Huff scored the winning touchdown midway through the fourth quarter.
3-Point Barrage Keys Illinois' 73-57 Win At NebraskaMalcolm Hill scored 19 points, and the Illini made 13 3-pointers.
Northwestern Beats Nebraska, 73-61Vic Law scored 20, and the Wildcats (17-4, 6-2 Big Ten) won their fifth straight to match their longest streak in conference play since the 1965-'66 season.