COL FB: Washington 34, Illinois 24

Sept. 14, 2013 at 9:40 PM

CHAMPAIGN, Ill., Sept. 14 (UPI) -- Bishop Sankey rushed for 208 yards and scored two touchdowns Saturday, sparking No. 23 Washington over Illinois 34-24.

Sankey carried the ball 35 times with a touchdown and added three receptions for 63 yards and a score for the Huskies (2-0), who came off a bye week with a victory.

Keith Price went 28-of-35 through the air, amassing 342 yards and two touchdowns.

Jesse Callier picked up 66 yards with a TD on six carries for the Huskies.

Nathan Scheelhaase was held to just 156 passing yards with a touchdown and an interception on 9-of-25 efficiency for the Fighting Illini (2-1). Scheelhaase ran for 21 yards and a TD on 12 carries.

Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Trending Stories
Electronics certification company makes hoverboard burst into flames
Eli Manning explains pout after Denver Broncos' Super Bowl score
Duke's Grayson Allen trips Louisville player
Nicola Griffin to appear in Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue at 56
Larry Sanders considering NBA comeback