Cincinnati Drops to 1-1 After 45-17 Loss to Illinois

Sep 7, 2013

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17
CINCINNATI
(1-1) Rank: RV/RV
  1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH F
Purdue Recap Logo 0 7 10 0 17
Cincinnati Recap Logo 7 14 7 17 45

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Champaing, Ill. • Attendance: 43,071

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45
ILLINOIS
(2-0) Rank: NR/NR
STATS COMPARISON
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First Downs
24 27
Rushing Att.-Yards
32-148 39-210
Passing Yards
308 312
Passing (C-A-I) 23-42-1 26-37-0
Total Offense 456 522
Punts-Avg. 6-36.7 5-38.8
Fumbles-Lost 0-0 0-0
Penalties-Yards 7-48 5-24
Time of Possession 23:32 36:28
3rd-Down Conversions 3-13 9-15
4th-Down Conversions 0-2 0-0

SCORING SUMMARY
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 FIRST QUARTER
Ferguson 48-yd pass from Scheelhaase (Zalewski kick) 0 7
 SECOND QUARTER
Lankford 29-yd run (Zalewski kick) 0 14
Wilson 23-yd pass from Scheelhaase (Zalewski kick) 0 21
Morrison 1-yd pass from Legaux (Miliano kick) 7 21
 THIRD QUARTER
Miliano 37-yd field goal 10 21
Hull 22-yd pass from Scheelhaase (Zalewski kick) 10 28
Abernathy 12-yad run (Miliano kick) 17 28
 FOURTH QUARTER
Zalewski 19-yd field goal 17 31
Barr 26-yd pass from Scheelhaase (Zalewski kick) 17 38
Young 8-yd run (Zalewski kick) 17 45


CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP)
- The Bearcats (1-1) loss was made worse by quarterback Munchie Legaux's injury. He left in the fourth quarter on a cart with what appeared to be a serious leg injury. Details were not immediately available. Legaux was 17-31 for 237 yards and a touchdown.

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.

That drive was set up by Legaux's fumble on a fourth-down play at the Illinois goal line. It was first ruled a touchdown but a review revealed Legaux fumbled after a hard hit by Earnest Thomas.