Freshman guard Aaliyah Nye recorded a career night in her return to the court, but it was not enough for the Fighting Illini women's basketball team to hold off a fourth-quarter comeback by the visiting Nebraska Cornhuskers on Monday night at State Farm Center.
ROSEMONT, Ill. - The Big Ten Conference announced Monday that Junior Hamish Carter was named Big Ten Gymnast of the Week and freshman Logan Myers was named Big Ten Freshman of the Week. Carter and Myers helped propel the Illini to a 402.550-396.250 victory over Ohio State last Saturday in Huff Hall.
Illinois (2-7, 0-6 B1G) opens a stretch of three games in seven days, hosting Nebraska (7-5, 5-4 B1G) on Monday night at State Farm Center. Tipoff between the Illini and the Cornhuskers is set for 7 p.m. CT on Big Ten Network.