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Illinois Stomps Southern Illinois
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- Mikel LeShoure ran for 115 yards and two touchdowns and A.J. Jenkins had 114 receiving yards and a score Saturday night to lead Illinois past Southern Illinois 35-3.

The Illini (1-1) held the Salukis to a first-half field goal a week after Southern Illinois (1-1), of the FCS, defeated Quincy 70-7.

LeShoure scored on a 1-yard run with 2:50 to play in the first quarter to put Illinois ahead 14-0. He ran 8 yards for another score to make it 21-3.

Nathan Scheelhaase was 14 of 18 for 229 yards and two touchdowns for the Illini. The Salukis' Chris Dieker was 19 of 35 for 168 yards.

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