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College Football
BOXSCORE | RECAP
Illinois 31, Connecticut 23
When: 3:30 PM   ET ,  Saturday, September 7, 2019
Where: Pratt & Whitney Stadium at Rentschler Field, East Hartford, Connecticut
Attendance: 23108
Final Scoring Summary
 
Final 1 2 3 4 T
Illinois 0 24 7 0 31
Connecticut 10 3 7 3 23
SCORING
Scoring Summary
1st Quarter - 11:14
Connecticut   TD  Connecticut 7 - Illinois 0
Tyler Coyle 52 yd. interception return (Clayton Harris kick)
1st Quarter - 3:56
Connecticut   FG  Connecticut 10 - Illinois 0
Clayton Harris 35 yd. field goal
2nd Quarter - 14:57
Connecticut   FG  Connecticut 13 - Illinois 0
Clayton Harris 29 yd. field goal
2nd Quarter - 11:43
Illinois   TD  Connecticut 13 - Illinois 7
Ra'Von Bonner 28 yd. pass from Brandon Peters (James McCourt kick)
2nd Quarter - 5:51
Illinois   TD  Connecticut 13 - Illinois 14
Josh Imatorbhebhe 9 yd. pass from Brandon Peters (James McCourt kick)
2nd Quarter - 0:55
Illinois   TD  Connecticut 13 - Illinois 21
Daniel Barker 18 yd. pass from Brandon Peters (James McCourt kick)
2nd Quarter - 0:00
Illinois   FG  Connecticut 13 - Illinois 24
James McCourt 53 yd. field goal
3rd Quarter - 11:36
Connecticut   TD  Connecticut 20 - Illinois 24
Kevin Mensah 2 yd. run (Clayton Harris kick)
3rd Quarter - 6:09
Illinois   TD  Connecticut 20 - Illinois 31
Josh Imatorbhebhe 13 yd. pass from Brandon Peters (James McCourt kick)
4th Quarter - 11:39
Connecticut   FG  Connecticut 23 - Illinois 31
Clayton Harris 33 yd. field goal
TEAMS
Team Records
  Illinois Connecticut
W‑L 2 - 0 - 0 1 - 1 - 0
Conference 0 - 0 - 0 0 - 0 - 0
Team Stats
  Illinois Connecticut
Score 31 23
1st Downs 21 16
3rd Down Efficiency 6-for-11
55%
6-for-15
40%
4th Down Efficiency 0-for-1
0%
0-for-0
0%
Total Yards 360 285
Rushing
Rushes-Net Yards 33-133 29-10
Average/Rush 4.0 0.3
Passing
Comp-Att 24-35 21-31
Passing Yards 227 275
Average/Pass Play 6.1 7.6
Penalties-Yards 9-98 4-34
Fumbles-Lost 3-2 2-1
Interceptions Thrown 1 2
Time of Possession 29:15 30:45
PLAYER STATS
Illinois (2 - 0)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
B. Peters 24/35 227 4 1
Connecticut (1 - 1)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
J. Zergiotis 21/31 275 0 2
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
J. Norwood 6 62 10.3 0
D. Brown 9 33 3.7 0
R. Bonner 10 19 1.9 0
B. Peters 6 16 2.7 0
K. Sims 1 13 13.0 0
D. Stampley 1 -10 -10.0 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
K. Mensah 14 27 1.9 1
A. Thompkins 8 14 1.8 0
J. Zergiotis 7 -31 -4.4 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
R. Smalling 7 56 8.0 0
D. Barker 2 44 22.0 1
J. Imatorbhebhe 4 42 10.5 2
R. Bonner 1 28 28.0 1
T. Sidney 5 25 5.0 0
J. Williams 1 14 14.0 0
D. Brown 1 9 9.0 0
K. Sims 2 7 3.5 0
J. Norwood 1 2 2.0 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
C. Ross 4 85 21.2 0
A. Brown 7 81 11.6 0
J. Rose 2 31 15.5 0
D. Williams 1 23 23.0 0
A. Thompkins 4 21 5.2 0
M. Drayton 1 19 19.0 0
H. Maurisseau 1 8 8.0 0
C. Hairston 1 7 7.0 0
Interceptions
  NO. YDS TD
M. Marchese 1 29 0
D. Harding 1 0 0
Interceptions
  NO. YDS TD
T. Coyle 1 52 1
Sacks
  NO. YDS
O. Betiku Jr. 3.5 18.0
J. Hansen 1.0 9.0
J. Woods 0.5 3.0
Sacks
  NO. YDS
D. Morgan 1.5 8.0
L. Uguak 0.5 1.0
Tackles For Loss
  NO. YDS
O. Betiku Jr. 3.5 18.0
J. Woods 2.0 7.0
T. Adams 2.0 4.0
D. Harding 1.5 1.0
J. Hansen 1.0 9.0
N. Hobbs 1.0 3.0
K. Joseph 0.5 1.0
M. Eifler 0.5 0.0
Tackles For Loss
  NO. YDS
D. Morgan 2.0 10.0
K. Paul 2.0 3.0
R. Gilmartin 2.0 2.0
D. Harris 0.5 3.0
L. Uguak 0.5 1.0
Fumbles
  NO.
K. Sims 1
B. Peters 1
D. Stampley 1
Fumbles
  NO.
J. Zergiotis 1
A. Thompkins 1