CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- 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.
For the Bearcats (1-1) the 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.
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.
Legaux was 17-31 for 237 yards and a touchdown.
Nike Men's Illinois Fighting Illini Blue/Orange Team Issue Performance PoloShop
TCU had a lot to overcome, from torrential rains to an ankle injury that slowed Trevone Boykin, but the Horned Frogs dug deep to knock off Baylor.
Check out highlights from TCU's 28-21 double-overtime win over Baylor.
In a game that was marked by inclement weather, TCU prevails for the victory over Baylor in double overtime.
SEC Nation previews the Ole Miss vs. Mississippi State matchup.
SEC Nation previews the matchup between in-state rivals Florida and Florida State.
Players and coaches from Alabama and Auburn discuss the tradition of the Iron Bowl and the 2015 matchup.