Illini run over Wildcats

Illini run over Wildcats

No.20 Illinois rushed for 341 yards in Week 12, as the Fighting Illini romped to a 41-22 win over the Northwestern Wildcats at Memorial Stadium.

The Illini covered the 14-point home spread, and the 63 points scored were OVER the posted total of 58.

Juice Williams was 15-for-23 for 220 yards, one touchdown and one interception, while running for 136 yards and two scores. Rashard Mendenhall had 27 carries for 124 yards and a pair of touchdowns for the Illini.

C.J. Bacher went 29-for-49 for 310 yards, two touchdowns and two picks, while Eric Peterman caught ten passes for 120 yards for the Wildcats.