Nebraska begins 2021-22 campaign against W. Illinois

Western Illinois (0-0) vs. Nebraska (0-0)

Pinnacle Bank Arena, Lincoln, Nebraska; Tuesday, 8 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Nebraska begins its 2021-22 campaign by hosting the Western Illinois Leathernecks. Western Illinois went 7-15 last year, while Nebraska ended up 7-20.

DID YOU KNOW: Western Illinois went 1-5 against non-conference teams last season. In those six games, the Leathernecks gave up 81.8 points per game while scoring 71.5 per matchup. Nebraska went 3-3 in non-conference play, averaging 76.8 points and giving up 70.5 per game in the process.


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