Fighting Illini vs Bruins Final: 20-14 - Recap

Fighting Illini vs Bruins Final: 20-14 - Recap

Nathan Scheelhaase scampered through the UCLA defense for 110 yards as Illinois handed the Bruins a 20-14 defeat on Saturday at AT&T Park.

The Fighting Illini were a 3-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 46.5.

Nathan Scheelhaase completed 18 of 30 pass attempts for 139 yards for the Fighting Illini in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Bruins defense.

Derrick Coleman rushed for 39 yards for UCLA, while Johnathan Franklin added 29 yards. Kevin Prince threw for 201 yards for the Bruins, while receivers Josh Smith and Nelson Rosario had 60 and 55 yards respectively.

Illinois outgained UCLA 326-219 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 17-14 by the Fighting Illini.

UCLA lost the time of possession battle 33:46/26:14, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.