Nebraska 31, Illinois 16

Daily Local News (West Chester, PA) - - SPORTS -

Ter­rell Newby ran for 113 of his 140 yards and scored two touch­downs in the fourth quar­ter, and No. 15 Nebraska got a scare from Illinois.

Newby touched the ball on 18 of Nebraska’s last 21 plays from scrim­mage and the Corn­huskers (5-0, 2-0 Big Ten) won go­ing away af­ter be­ing down 16-10. They also avenged a 14-13 loss last year in Cham­paign.

Illinois (1-3, 0-1) got off only 10 of­fen­sive plays af­ter tak­ing its six-point lead with 7:40 left in the third quar­ter. The Illini have lost 14 straight and 23 of 24 against Top 25 op­po­nents.

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