The #7 ranked Nebraska Huskers won its nation-leading 23rd straight home match in a four-set bout with Illinois.
Illinois needed fight and five-sets to take down the Iowa Hawkeyes on the road, including four players in double-digit kills.
After a four-match homestand in the friendly confines of Huff Hall, the Illinois volleyball team next heads on the road for a three-match swing, starting with a trip to Iowa City, Iowa, to take on Iowa on Friday (October 20), before heading to Lincoln, Neb., to face No. 7 Nebraska on Saturday (October 21) night. Both matches are set for 7 p.m. CT.
Twenty-five players have notched triple-doubles thus far in 2017, with Eastern Illinois’ Taylor Smith leading the way with five.
Conference play continues this weekend with all 14 teams in action. Six matches will be carried on BTN and ESPNU, with the remaining contests streaming on BTN Plus.
MATCH STATS Illinois (RV) def. Maryland 3-0 (25-21, 25-18, 25-22) Illinois moves to 15-4, 6-2 B1G; Maryland falls to 14-6,…
MATCH STATS Illinois (RV) def. Ohio State 3-0 (25-23, 25-19, 25-20) Illinois moves to 14-4, 5-2 B1G; Ohio State falls…
Conference play continues this weekend with all 14 teams in action. Four matches will be carried on BTN, with the remaining contests streaming on BTN Plus.
Valparaiso volleyball keeps its stranglehold on the nation’s top defensive position, notching 20.05 digs per set.
After a sweep at the hands of Purdue Friday night, Illinois got back to its winning ways in Huff Hall with a four-set victory over Indiana.