Illinois Defeats Indiana 41-20 - Recap

Illinois Defeats Indiana 41-20 - Recap

A.J. Jenkins caught 6 passes for 182 yards against the Indiana defense as Illinois handed the Hoosiers a 41-20 loss on Saturday at Memorial Stadium.

Illinois won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 14-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 53.5.

Nathan Scheelhaase completed 12 of 22 pass attempts for 210 yards for the Fighting Illini in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.

Stephen Houston rushed for 68 yards for Indiana, while Tre Roberson added 36 yards. Tre Roberson threw for 148 yards for the Hoosiers, while receivers Stephen Houston and Ted Bolser had 70 and 54 yards respectively.

Illinois outgained Indiana 518-302 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 23-20 by the Fighting Illini.

Illinois led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 32:25/27:35 split in that important category.

Illinois heads into a Week 7 battle against Ohio State. Indiana, meanwhile, will have their next action against Wisconsin.