Michigan went into a raucous Pinnacle Bank Arena and shot the lights out.
Nebraska has doubled down on a non-conference series with a former conference rival.
Coming off a big win over Purdue last weekend, Illinois looked primed to continue to build momentum with middling Nebraska coming to Champaign on Saturday.
A roundup of Big Ten basketball action from Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2016:
Indiana 59, Wisconsin 58
No, bowl season was not an unmitigated disaster for the Big Ten.