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Last-second field goal lifts EMU over Illinois 34-31

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) Eastern Michigan coach Chris Creighton clearly enjoyed the postgame media gathering following his team's impressive last-second 34-31 road win over Illinois on Saturday.

"I love this team," he said, smiling. "I mean, wow. What a great bunch of guys."

Creighton had good reason to be joyous.

Standings - Big Ten West

Teams W L T Pct Div Conf
Iowa 3 0 0 1.000 1-0 3-0
Minn 3 0 0 1.000 0-0 2-0
Wisc 2 0 0 1.000 0-0 2-0
Ill 2 1 0 .667 0-0 2-1
Neb 2 1 0 .667 0-0 2-1
NW 1 1 0 .500 0-0 1-1
Purd 1 2 0 .333 0-0 1-2

Team Leaders

Team Rankings - Offense

Total Big Ten Rank Div I - FBS Rank
PPG 34.7 6 44
RuY/G 168.0 9 72
Yds/G 239.3 8 69
TO 5 8 78
Rat 107.7 5 42

Team Rankings - Defense

Total Big Ten Rank Div I - FBS Rank
PA/G 20.0 8 47
RuY/G 79.3 7 17
Yds/G 239.7 11 89
TA 6 2 20
Sk 12 4 9

Latest Game - Sep 14, 2019

Final 1 2 3 4 T
E Mi(2-1) 14 9 0 11 34
Ill(2-1) 17 0 0 14 31

PassingRushingReceiving
E Mi Glass III 23/36-316 Sexton 1-4 Vann 1-1
Ill Peters 22/37-297 Peters 9--34 Norwood 1--3

Player News

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Last 5 Games

Date Team Result
Sat, Sep 14 Eastern Michigan L, 34-31 Boxscore Recap
Sat, Sep 7 @Connecticut W, 31-23 Boxscore Recap
Sat, Aug 31 Akron W, 42-3 Boxscore Recap

Next 5 Games

Date Team Time
Sat, Sep 21 Nebraska 8:00PM EDT Preview
Sat, Oct 5 @Minnesota 1:00PM EDT Preview
Sat, Oct 12 Michigan 1:00PM EDT Preview
Sat, Oct 19 Wisconsin 12:00PM EDT Preview
Sat, Oct 26 @Purdue 12:00PM EDT Preview