The seventh-ranked Nebraska women's gymnastics team will return to Lincoln this weekend to kick off a two-week home stand at the Bob Devaney Sports Center. The Huskers (2-1, 2-1 Big Ten) will face No. 19 Illinois (2-3, 1-1 Big Ten) on Friday, Feb. 1 at 6 p.m. CST on their home floor. Fans unable to attend the meet can follow free live stats or pay-to-view live video on Huskers.com. Twitter updates will also be available throughout the meet by following @HuskersWGym.
The Huskers enter this weekend on the hunt for their third win of the season and their second victory at home. Nebraska holds a regular-season series advantage of 16-2 and a postseason advantage of 5-0 against Illinois all-time. The two teams last met at the 2012 Big Ten Championships, where the Huskers came away with a 197.100-195.850 victory over the Illini.