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4-1, 3rd in Big Ten - West

Dan Murphy ESPN Staff Writer 

Illinois coach Bill Cubit says this is the first year the Illini have had a defensive line that looked big enough to be a good line. Will face a big test this Saturday against Iowa. "I don't know that we've faced as physical a group as this one."

2dMatt Borcas

Grantland: Hawks, Harbs, and Hoosiers: Fourteen Reasons to Love the New-Look Big Ten

The league of Legends and Leaders is deeper, chicer, and more interesting than ever before -- or at least since Woody and Bo were patrolling the sidelines. Look no further than the latest AP poll, which contains five Big Ten teams, including two in the top five. Herewith, I present 14 explanations for this phenomenon, because we all know that 14 is the new 10.

ESPN Stats & Info

Improbable combacks of Week 5

Illinois' win over Nebraska is the best comeback of the season, according to our win probability model. North Carolina, Kentucky and Vanderbilt also won with their backs against the wall.

Illinois rallies to beat Nebraska (0:57)
Illinois' TD in final seconds leads to win (0:35)

Mitch Sherman ESPN Staff Writer 

It's over. More heartbreak for Nebraska. Illinois wins 14-13 on Geronimo Allison's 1-yard TD catch with 10 seconds to play.

Mitch Sherman ESPN Staff Writer 

Illinois will have the wind at its back for the fourth quarter, trailing 13-0. The Illini have thrown for 129 yards against a Nebraska defense that allows 324.8 per game.

Mitch Sherman ESPN Staff Writer 

Third carry of the year goes for a 19-yard TD for Nebraska true freshman Devine Ozigbo. No longer scoreless in Champaign. Assist on that drive goes to Illinois defender Dawuane Smoot, who was flagged for a personal foul.

Mitch Sherman ESPN Staff Writer 

An inauspicious return from injury for Nebraska star return specialist De'Mornay Pierson-El, who fumbles his first touch. Illinois recovers the muffed punt near midfield but goes nowhere. Scoreless in Champaign.

Team Stats

Passing Yards244.4Tied-48th
Rushing Yards155.8Tied-92nd
Points For30.0Tied-111th
Points Against17.8Tied-23rd

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