Nebraska hosts No. 5 Ohio State in one of the night's primetime matchups. The game pits two of the NBA's most famous friends—LeBron James and Dwyane Wade (via his wife Gabrielle Union)—against one another.
James is a longtime Ohio State fan, famously growing up in nearby Akron. Union is a Nebraska native, and a huge Huskers fan.
All morning, she and LeBron have been trading barbs ahead of the game. The two now have a "Taco Tuesday" bet riding on it, and Union even trolled LeBron a bit on this morning's episode of College GameDay, picking Akron over UMass in what she called "the only win LeBron will get today."
Dwyane Wade is famously one of LeBron's best friends, but he's adopted the Huskers as his college football team. He also hates to see his wife and friend feuding like this.
Nebraska should have a fired up crowd, with one of the most passionate fan bases in all of college football. Even so, the Huskers are big underdogs.
Ohio State has looked like one of the most dynamic teams in the country once again, and enters tonight's game as a 17-point favorite. Nebraska is 3-1, but hasn't looked super sharp out of the gate this year.
Big Ten West trips have been perilous for the Buckeyes in recent years, though. We've seen Iowa and Purdue score blowout wins over Urban Meyer-led clubs in 2017 and 2018 respectively. A similar win for the Huskers would go a long way towards proving that Scott Frost has his alma mater back to competing in big time football.