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Illinois vs. Northwestern football video highlights, score, live updates

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Illinois quarterback Tommy DeVito (3) passes the ball against Nebraska during the second half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 29, 2022, in Lincoln, Neb. Illinois defeated Nebraska 26-9. (AP Photo/Rebecca S. Gratz)

The Northwestern and Illinois Fighting Illini football teams meet in a Big Ten Conference contest on Saturday, Nov. 26.

Illinois defeated Northwestern 41-3. 

Illinois improved to 8-4 overall and 5-4 in the Big Ten. Northwestern went to 1-11 overall and 1-8 in the Big Ten.

Check out the top plays from the game.

Illinois' Chase Brown touchdown run

Fighting Illini running back Chase Brown ran 1 yard for a touchdown with 5:25 left in the fourth quarter. After the Caleb Griffin extra point, Illinois led Northwestern 41-3. 

Illinois' Sydney Brown pick-6 touchdown

Fighting Illini defensive back Sydney Brown intercepted a pass by Northwestern quarterback Cole Freeman at the Northwestern 39-yard line, and Brown returned it 39 yards for a touchdown with 4:06 left in the third quarter. After the Caleb Griffin extra point, Illinois led Northwestern 34-0. 

Illinois' Sydney Brown recovers fumble, scores touchdown

Fighting Illini defensive back Sydney Brown recovered a fumble by Northwestern quarterback Cole Freeman at the Illinois 47-yard line, and Brown returned it 53 yards for a touchdown with 7:23 left in the third quarter. After the Caleb Griffin extra point, Illinois led Northwestern 27-0. 

Illinois' Tommy DeVito touchdown run

Fighting Illini quarterback Tommy DeVito ran 1 yard for a touchdown with 1:25 left in the second quarter. After the Caleb Griffin extra point, Illinois led Northwestern 17-0. 

Illinois' Sydney Brown interception

Fighting Illini defensive back Sydney Brown intercepted a pass by Northwestern quarterback Cole Freeman at the Illinois 14-yard line with 4:48 left in the second quarter. 

Illinois' Devon Witherspoon interception

Fighting Illini defensive back Devon Witherspoon intercepted a pass by Northwestern quarterback Cole Freeman at the Illinois 15-yard line. Witherspoon returned the interception 57 yards to the Northwestern 28-yard line with 9:58 left in the second quarter. 

Illinois' Hugh Robertson converts fake punt

Fighting Illini punter Hugh Robertson ran 23 yards for a first down with 2:35 left in the first quarter. 

He gave Illinois a first down at the Illinois 48-yard line. 

Illinois' Reggie Love III touchdown run

Fighting Illini running back Reggie Love III ran 2 yards for a touchown with 5:22 left in the first quarter. 

After the Caleb Griffin extra point, Illinois led Northwestern 7-0.

Bret Bielema is the Illinois Fighting Illini football head coach. Pat Fitzgerald is the Northwestern football head coach. 

Erik Hall is the digital sports editor at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. You can find him on Twitter @HallErik.

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