Team Stats

  • Total Yards

    • NW350
    • 319ILL
  • Turnovers

    • NW2
    • 1ILL
  • Possession

    NWILL
    26:3433:26
  • 1st Downs

    • NW18
    • 16ILL

Game Information

Soldier Field
Coverage: ESPNU
  • Chicago, IL 60605
Attendance: 33,514
54%
Capacity: 61,500
11/28/2015 Associated Press

Northwestern beats Illinois for 10th win

Justin Jackson rushed for 172 yards and a touchdown as No. 16 Northwestern beat Illinois 24-14 on Saturday.

Scoring Summary

1234T
Northwestern1470324
Illinois707014
first QuarterNWILL
TD
8:59
Wes Lunt 1 Yd Run (Taylor Zalewski Kick)
12 plays, 47 yards, 4:31
07
play
W. Lunt run for 1 yd for a TD, (T. Zalewski KICK) (0:28)

Wes Lunt run for 1 yd for a TD (Taylor Zalewski KICK) (0:28)

TD
6:35
Dan Vitale 19 Yd pass from Clayton Thorson (Jack Mitchell Kick)
5 plays, 76 yards, 2:24
77
play
Vitale makes juggling TD catch for Northwestern (0:42)

Northwestern's Dan Vitale bats the ball into the air with one hand, and then uses both hands to make the catch and scoot 19 yards into the end zone. (0:42)

TD
1:21
Warren Long 3 Yd Run (Jack Mitchell Kick)
12 plays, 57 yards, 4:09
147
play
W. Long run for 3 yds for a TD, (J. Mitchell KICK) (0:31)

Warren Long run for 3 yds for a TD (Jack Mitchell KICK) (0:31)

second QuarterNWILL
TD
11:41
Justin Jackson 3 Yd Run (Jack Mitchell Kick)
8 plays, 75 yards, 3:19
217
play
J. Jackson run for 3 yds for a TD, (J. Mitchell KICK) (0:29)

Justin Jackson run for 3 yds for a TD (Jack Mitchell KICK) (0:29)

third QuarterNWILL
TD
0:45
Mason Monheim 58 Yd Interception Return (Taylor Zalewski Kick)
4 plays, 22 yards, 1:25
2114
play
Tipped pass leads to Illinois interception and 54-yard return TD (0:51)

Clayton Thorson's pass is tipped at the line of scrimmage and falls to Mason Monheim, who goes 54 yards the other way for the defensive touchdown. (0:51)

fourth QuarterNWILL
FG
11:27
Jack Mitchell 39 Yd Field Goal
10 plays, 46 yards, 4:18
2414
play
J. Mitchell 39 yd FG GOOD (0:20)

Jack Mitchell 39 yd FG GOOD (0:20)

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