Sam Griesel had a game-high 21 points, but Nebraska suffered a 72-56 loss at Illinois.
The Huskers shot just 28 percent in the second half after shooting 52 percent in the opening 20 minutes. NU also committed 19 turnovers. Their fourth straight loss dropped the Huskers to 10-13 overall and 3-9 in the Big Ten.
Nebraska returns home to face Penn State on Sunday. Tipoff at Pinnacle Bank Arena is set for 3:30 p.m. The pregame starts at 2:30 on News Talk 900 KJSK.