CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WAND) -- The Illini hosted Chattanooga in the first ever Thursday night game at Memorial Stadium.
But more history was made during the game.
For the fifth straight game, Illinois running back Chase Brown rushed for over 100 yards. This is the first time in the history of Illini football that a player has done that.
Tommy DeVito was efficient through the air as well. He went 23/31 for 329 yards and three touchdowns.
The defense was stellar. They only allowed the Mocs to gain 142 total yards while turning them over twice.
This is the first time since September 12, 2015 that Illinois has shutout an opponent.
The Illini will now return to Big Ten play. They'll play at Wisconsin on October 1.
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