Illini blow out Miami (Ohio) 50-14
September 28, 2013, Slideshow By Jim Grimaldi, CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Nathan Scheelhaase threw for 278 yards and five touchdowns and Illinois used a 29-point second quarter to blow out Miami of Ohio 50-14 on Saturday in their last game before they start the BIG 10 season..
Scheelhaase finished 19 of 24 for 278 yards with one interception
For Illinois, the win was the third of the year. Last year the Illini finished 2-10.
For Miami,. quarterback Austin Boucher finished 7 of 13 for 95 yards and a touchdown. Fellow signal-caller Austin Gearing carried the ball 16 times for 81 yards.
Illinois opens the Big Ten season -where the Illini were winless last year -- next Saturday at Nebraska. The slideshow is presented by State Farm agent, Chris Coyne.