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Illinois stuns Cincinnati, 45-17

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Illinois running back Josh Ferguson catches a pass before running in for a touchdown during the first half of Saturday's home win over Cincinnati.

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Illinois running back Donovonn Young shakes off Cincinnati safety Andre Jones during the first half Saturday in Champaign.

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Cincinnati Bearcats running back Ralph Abernathy is tackled by Illinois linebacker Jonathan Brown during the first half Saturday in Champaign.

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Nathan Scheelhaase passed for 312 yards and four touchdowns to lead Illinois to a surprise 45-17 win Saturday over Cincinnati. The Illini (2-0) went up 21-0 in the second quarter and survived a Bearcat rally to stay undefeated. Scheelhaase threw to 11 different receivers. The biggest catch was Steve Hull's 22-yard touchdown late in the third quarter. It capped a 99-yard drive and put Illinois up 28-10.
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    • Illinois running back Josh Ferguson catches a pass before running in for a touchdown during the first half of Saturday's home win over Cincinnati.
    • Illinois running back Donovonn Young shakes off Cincinnati safety Andre Jones during the first half Saturday in Champaign.
    • Cincinnati Bearcats running back Ralph Abernathy is tackled by Illinois linebacker Jonathan Brown during the first half Saturday in Champaign.
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