Blue White Illustrated

Illinois Postgame

Penn State Sports Magazine

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S E P T E M B E R 2 2 , 2 0 1 8 B L U E W H I T E O N L I N E . c O M 1 THE LATE LATE SHOW Penn State pulls away from the Illini in a rare Friday night game One of these weeks, the Nittany Lion football team is going to put together four dominant quar- ters. When they do, it will be spectacular. For now, though, dominant second halves seem to be Penn State's specialty, and that has been suf- ficient. More than sufficient, actually. In their Big Ten opener Friday night, the Lions outscored Illinois 42-7 in the second half en route to a 63-24 victory. In a matter of minutes, they turned a potential upset into a lopsided win, unleashing playmakers Miles Sanders, Ricky Slade, K.J. Hamler, Juwan Johnson and, of course, Trace McSorley. The performance was entirely in character, as M A T T   H E R B | M A T T @ B L U E W H I T E O N L I N E . c O M Sanders had a career-high 200 yards rushing against Illinois. His total in- cluded a 48- yard touchdown romp in the third quarter that put the Nittany Lions in the lead for good. Photo by Steve Manuel BWI X PRESS P O S T G A M E R E P O R T W E E K 4 P E N N S T A T E 6 3 , I L L I N O I S 2 4

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