Michigan Defeats Illinois 45-0 - Recap

Michigan Defeats Illinois 45-0 - Recap

The Fighting Illini had no answer for Denard Robinson on Saturday as the Wolverines rolled to a 45-0 win at Michigan Stadium.

The Wolverines were a 24-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 48.5.

Denard Robinson completed 7 of 11 pass attempts for 159 yards for the Wolverines in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.

Donovonn Young rushed for 49 yards for Illinois, while Nathan Scheelhaase added 34 yards. Reilly O'Toole threw for 25 yards for the Fighting Illini, while receivers Josh Ferguson and Miles Osei had 20 and 6 yards respectively.

Illinois was outgained by Michigan 527-134 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 21-7 by the Wolverines.

Michigan led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 32:14/27:46 split in that important category.

Michigan heads into a Week 8 battle against Michigan State. Illinois, meanwhile, will have their next action against Indiana.