Nebraska volleyball will play for a spot in the national championship Thursday night.

The Huskers face Big Ten rival Illinois at the Target Center in Minneapolis. The match is set to begin at 8 p.m. or following the conclusion of Stanford vs. BYU, which starts at 6 p.m.

The World-Herald is there as the Huskers try to defend their national title. You can follow our live updates below and keep it tuned to Omaha.com/bigred for full coverage of today's match. More links to our preview coverage can be found below.

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