SEATTLE (AP)–Linebacker Shaq Thompson returned an interception 36 yards for a touchdown, picked up a fumble and rumbled 52 yards for another score, and Washington routed Illinois 44-19 on Saturday, improving to 3-0 under Chris Petersen.
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CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP)–Illinois finished its 4-8 season with holes to fill on both sides of the ball. There are hopes in Champaign that the 18 players it signed Wednesday will take care of at least a few.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Gabriel Olaseni had 15 points and 12 rebounds and No. 15 Iowa overcame Illinois’ furious comeback to pull out an 81-74 victory Saturday night.
The Hawkeyes (17-5, 6-3 Big Ten) led by 21 points just over 12 minutes into the game and were battering the Illini with their bench and Big Ten-best rebounding.