The Huskers are looking to start the Big Ten schedule on the right foot against Illinois, and The World-Herald's team of reporters and photographers are in Champaign to provide full coverage throughout the day.
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Nebraska vs. Illinois
When: 7 p.m.
TV: Big Ten Network
Radio: 590 AM, 92.3 FM
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The Huskers have dropped eight straight on the road and are 0 for 6 under Scott Frost. A defeat Saturday would mark the longest road losing streak in program history.
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