John Cook called the Husker volleyball team "gritty" and "tough" on Monday during his weekly press conference. Nebraska beat No. 20 Illinois in five sets last Friday, then followed it on Saturday with a sweep of Northwestern. 

Nebraska now sits at No. 2 in the latest AVCA Top-25 Poll, and is 2-0 to open conference play. 

Hear John Cook's full comments at the video link.