Big Matches (Big Ten), Big Stage (Rec Hall): Lions vs. Illinois and Northwestern

Having swept Wisconsin and Iowa this past weekend, the Nittany Lions return home to Rec Hall this Friday for a huge match against #5-ranked Illinois (12-2 Big Ten, 20-3 overall), followed by a match Saturday night against a tough Northwestern squad (5-9 Big Ten, 14-12 overall).

We’ll be posting more on these matches later in the week, but for now, here’s another Stat Joust, showing how the three teams, and their individual players, rank among the Big Ten statistical leaders: