Minnesota 23, Illinois 21
Nov. 16, 1996
Metrodome (34,321)

Scoreboard
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2
3
4
Final
Illinois
0
7
0
14
21
Minnesota
0
14
3
6
23

Scoring Summary
ILL
UM
1st Qtr No scoring
0
0
2nd Qtr UM-7:09-Atwell 8 pass from Sauter (Bailey kick)
0
7
  ILL-2:40-Holcombe 15 run (Rackers kick)
7
7
  UM-0:07-Nelson 16 pass from Sauter (Bailey kick)
7
14
3rd Qtr UM-0:34-Bailey 27 FG
7
17
4th Qtr ILL-11:41-Holcombe 12 run (Rackers kick)
14
17
  ILL-3:02-Holcombe 39 run (Rackers kick)
21
17
  UM-0:46-Sauter 1 run (kick failed)
21
23

 
Illinois
Minnesota
First Downs
17
22
Rushing Yards
49/333
36/123
Passing Yards
32
285
Net Yards
365
408
Att/Comp/Int
14/3/2
37/23/1
Punts/Avg
4/34.8
4/43.8
Fumbles/Lost
1/1
4/3
Penalties/Yards
6/65
3/21
Possession Time
28:43
31:17

Rushing
UM Byron Evans - 10/74
  Thomas Hamner - 16/67
ILL Robert Holcombe - 43/315, 3 TDs
Passing
UM Cory Sauter - 37/23/1, 285 yards, 2 TDs
ILL Mark Hoekstra - 7/2/1, 34 yards
Receiving
UM Ryan Thelwell - 6/131
  Tutu Atwell - 7/83, 1 TD
ILL Marquis Mosely - 1/19