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Indiana gets first conference win since 2010

Published On: Oct 27 2012 10:33:58 PM CDT

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -

Stephen Houston scored three touchdowns in the first half and the visiting Hoosiers won for the first time in Big Ten play since the final game of the 2010 season.

Nate Sudfeld threw two scoring passes for the Hoosiers (3-5, 1-3 Big Ten), who broke a five-game losing streak. Indiana hadn't won in the conference since defeating Purdue on Nov. 27, 2010, a streak of 11 games. The Hoosiers were 0-7 in the Big Ten last season.

Illinois (2-6, 0-4) has lost five in a row and 10 straight Big Ten games, dating back to last season. The last conference win for the Illini came against Indiana, a 41-20 victory on Oct. 8, 2011.

Donovonn Young gained a career-high 124 yards on 21 carries for the Illini. Quarterback Nathan Scheelhaase accounted for both Illinois touchdowns in the first half on a 2-yard pass to Eddie Viliunas and a 5-yard run.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Scheelhaase finished 17-of-27 for 176 yards and added 32 yards on a whopping 26 carries. ... Houston has scored at least once in every game and has 12 touchdowns this season. ... Scheelhaase, who suffered a concussion two weeks ago, played the entire game.

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