Win Probability 100%

ILL
NW
NW 100%

ILL

16

NW

24

End of 4th Quarter

Team Stats

  • Total Yards

    • ILL435
    • 371NW
  • Turnovers

    • ILL1
    • 0NW
  • Possession

    ILLNW
    28:5431:06
  • 1st Downs

    • ILL24
    • 19NW

Game Information

Ryan Field
  • Evanston, IL 60208
Attendance: 37,124
11/25/2018 Associated Press

Thorson helps No. 20 Northwestern beats Illinois 24-16

Clayton Thorson accounted for three touchdowns, Isaiah Browser rushed for 166 yards on 18 carries and No. 20 Northwestern beat Illinois 24-16 on Saturday for its seventh straight Big Ten win.

Scoring Summary

1234T
Illinois3301016
Northwestern7143024
first QuarterILLNW
TD
5:53
Bennett Skowronek 8 Yd pass from Clayton Thorson (Jake Collins Kick)
9 plays, 92 yards, 3:25
07
play
Wildcats score from 8 yards out (0:22)

Clayton Thorson connects with Bennett Skowronek in the end zone for a 8-yard touchdown. (0:22)

FG
0:32
Chase McLaughlin 21 Yd Field Goal
15 plays, 85 yards, 5:15
37
second QuarterILLNW
FG
8:31
Chase McLaughlin 29 Yd Field Goal
13 plays, 49 yards, 4:58
67
TD
3:43
Clayton Thorson 1 Yd Run (Jake Collins Kick)
11 plays, 75 yards, 4:48
614
TD
0:17
Riley Lees 5 Yd pass from Clayton Thorson (Jake Collins Kick)
9 plays, 80 yards, 1:30
621
third QuarterILLNW
FG
10:03
Jake Collins 25 Yd Field Goal
12 plays, 68 yards, 4:57
624
fourth QuarterILLNW
FG
13:22
Chase McLaughlin 26 Yd Field Goal
15 plays, 80 yards, 6:39
924
TD
7:57
Ricky Smalling 10 Yd pass from AJ Bush Jr. (Chase McLaughlin Kick)
8 plays, 81 yards, 2:43
1624
play
Smalling makes ridiculous juggling TD catch for Illinois (0:40)

Ricky Smalling bobbles the ball around before securing it on the ground in the end zone. (0:40)

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