Illinois Vs. Arizona State Final Score: Illini Notch Rare Big Win, 17-14

It's been a while since Illinois picked off a ranked team, but Ron Zook's team managed it Saturday night.

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Arizona State Vs. Illinois Final Score: Illini Edge Sun Devils, 17-14, Win 1st Game Against Ranked Team In Four Years

The Illinois Fighting Illini held a halftime lead over the Arizona St. Sun Devils, but then saw that slip away at the start of the fourth quarter when Brock Osweiler rushed for the Sun Devils' go-ahead touchdown. However, Osweiler's counterpart, Nathan Scheelhaase took advantage of an Arizona State pass interference penalty a couple of series later to move to the Sun Devils' 26-yard line. After picking up another set of down, Scheelhaase connected with A.J. Jenkins for the 16-yard score, the 17-14 lead and the eventual victory.

This was Illinois first win over a ranked team (Arizona State was No. 22) for the first time in four years. Arizona State's Osweiler completed 25-of-45 passes, but he threw two interceptions. They will face the USC Trojans at home next week.

The Illini host Western Michigan at home for their next game. The Broncos destroyed Central Michigan, 44-14, this week, but Illinois isn't going to be a pushover.

Visit our Arizona State blog House of Sparky and our Illinois blog Hail to the Orange for local angles on the game. For more Week 3 action in college football, stick with our constantly updated StoryStream.

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Arizona State Vs. Illinois Update: Brock Osweiler's Legs Put Sun Devils In Lead, 14-10

The Arizona Sun Devils weren't going to let a little thing like being down at halftime prevent them from playing out the rest of this game. And not scoring in the third quarter wasn't going to keep them quiet for the rest of the game. As it turns out, the Sun Devils just wanted to make things interesting against Illinois and wait until the fourth quarter to make some noise.

Arizona State's 6-foot-8 quarterback, Brock Osweiler, started the end of the third quarter in Illinois territory at the 45-yard line. Cameron Marshall rushed twice for 23 yards and Osweiler had a seven-yard completion to Aaron Pflugard. Two plays later, Osweiler used his legs to run for a 14-yard touchdown, putting the Sun Devils back in the lead, 14-10.

There's still plenty of time for this game to tip either way. There's about 10 minutes left to play.

Visit our Arizona State blog House of Sparky and our Illinois blog Hail to the Orange for local angles on the game. For more Week 3 action in college football, stick with our constantly updated StoryStream.

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Arizons State Vs. Illinois Score: Brock Osweiler, Sun Devils Losing At Halftime, 10-7

There's no blackout in Champaign, Ill., on Saturday, but the Illinois Fighting Illini lead the Arizona St. Sun Devils at halftime, 10-7. Illinois took advantage of a short punt by Arizona State on the initial drive of the game. Starting at the Sun Devils' 38-yard line, Illini quarterback Nathan Scheelhaase's 14-yard pass put the drive inside the 10. Jason Ford eventually found the end zone on a one-yard touchdown run.

Arizona State's Brock Osweiler countered with a scoring drive of his own. After slowly edging his way up the field on the drive, Osweiler had the big third-down play with a 22-yard completion Aaron Pflugrad. Not to limit himself to one big play, Osweiler hit Gerrell Robinson for a 21-yard touchdown on another 3rd-and-6 opportunity.

However, Illinois added a 20-yard field goal with three minutes left in the first quarter. They went went scoreless in the second quarter, putting the halftime score at 10-7 in favor of Illinois.

Visit our Arizona State blog House of Sparky and our Illinois blog Hail to the Orange for local angles on the game. For more Week 3 action in college football, stick with our constantly updated StoryStream.

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