Illinois Fighting Illini vs Nebraska Cornhuskers NBA Live Basketball Score 12 Feb 2021
|Full Match Illinois Fighting Illini vs Nebraska Cornhuskers Highlights 12 Feb 2021|
|Match:||Illinois Fighting Illini vs Nebraska Cornhuskers|
|Date:||12 February 2021|
|Stadium:||Pinnacle Bank Arena, Lincoln, Nebraska|
|Kickoff time:||Friday, February 12, 9:00 PM ET|
Illinois Fighting Illini vs Nebraska Cornhuskers NBA Season 2020-21 Prediction & Match Preview – February 12, 2021
The Illinois Fighting Illini will face off against the Nebraska Cornhuskers in a Big Ten matchup on Friday night.
Three of the Fighting Illini’s next four games will be on the road. They are one of the hottest teams in the country and have won their last four games, two being against teams ranked in the top 20.
Meanwhile, the Cornhuskers are the worst team in the Big Ten and have lost eight straight games.
The Illinois Fighting Illini saw themselves skyrocket up in the polls on Monday after beating the No 19. Wisconsin Badgers last week, 75-60. They moved up six spots and are now considered the No.6 team in the country.
What was so impressive in their victory over the Wisconsin Badgers was their ability to control the game’s pace. The Badgers are known for slowing down the game and using the majority of their shot clock in each possession. However, the Fighting Illini were able to get their opponents out of rhythm and play their preferred up-tempo style of play from the opening tip.
One of the major reasons why the Illinois Fighting Illini were able to control the speed of play was their incredible rebounding. They outrebounded the Badgers 46-18.
If the Illinois Fighting Illini can continue to push the pace and get after it on the boards, they will have no issues against the Nebraska Cornhuskers.
Ayo Dosunmu is arguably the best guard in college basketball this season. He is averaging 21.2 points and 5.1 assists on 48.6% shooting.
In the game against Wisconsin, Dosunmu recorded a triple-double with a stat line of 21 points, 12 assists and 12 rebounds.
It was the fifth triple-double by an Illinois Fighting Illini player since 2001, and it was just the 11th triple-double in Division I this