Illinois hosted Nebraska Saturday, falling to 9-9 overall and 1-4 in the Big Ten with a 78-67 loss to the Cornhuskers.
The Illini attempted 37 three-pointers in the game, making just 11. The loss was the fourth for the Illini in their last five games.
For Nebraska Andrew White III scored 21 points, Glynn Watson Jr. also scored 17 for Nebraska, while Tai Webster added 16 and Shavon Shields had 14.
Illinois was led by Malcolm Hill with 17 and Kendrick Nunn with 15.
The Illini travel to Indiana on Tuesday.