Reggie Corbin, Illinois
The junior running back rushed 13 times for 213 yards and two TDs, setting the tone early with a 72-yard TD run on Illinois’ second play from scrimmage. He added a 77-yard TD run in the third quarter that boosted the Illini’s lead to 45-17. Corbin was leading the Big Ten with 8.03 yards per carry in conference games and averaged 16.4 yards per carry Saturday.
Tony Adams, Illinois
The sophomore strong safety had 10 tackles, one sack and three pass breakups.
By the numbers
10.8 Average yards per play by Illinois
47.6 Average yards per touchdown play by Illinois
45 Average points surrendered by the Gophers in Big Ten road games this year.