Posted October 01, 2011 on illinois.scout.com
The Fighting Illini football team came back from deficits twice to pull out an exciting 38-35 triumph over the inspired Northwestern Wildcats at Memorial Stadium Saturday. Hope was fading when the Illini put together two big fourth quarter scoring drives for the win. The Illini are now 5-0, 1-0 in the Big Ten, with their first Big Ten road game upcoming at Indiana.
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