FIRST QUARTER

OSU: Weber 4 run (Nuernberger kick), 11:42. Drive: Nine plays, 75 yards, 3:18. Key plays: Pass interference on Illini’s Dunlap on third-and-4 from OSU 31; Campbell 14 pass from Barrett to Illini 45; Barrett 18 run off-tackle and up sideline to UI 4; Weber went up the gut for the score. Ohio State 7, Illinois 0

OSU: Barrett 3 run (Nuernberger kick), 7:59. Drive: Six plays, 71 yards, 2:07. Key plays: Barrett 14 pass to Dobbins to OSU 43; Barrett 2 run on third-and-2 at Illini 49; Campbell 44 run on end around to UI 3; Barrett scrambled, then reached ball across goal line for the TD. Ohio State 14, Illinois 0

OSU: Weber 43 run (Nuernberger kick), 5:08. Drive: Three plays, 52 yards, 1:13. Key plays: After two Weber runs totaling 9 yards, he took a zone-read handoff over left guard, cut back right and raced up the visiting sideline to the end zone. Ohio State 21, Illinois 0

OSU: Victor 11 pass from Barrett (Nuernberger kick), 2:44. Drive: Two plays, 49 yards, 0:44. Key plays: Campbell 38 pass from Barrett on first play; Victor hauled in TD pass on crossing route on the next. Ohio State 28, Illinois 0
 

SECOND QUARTER

OSU: FG Nuernberger 33, 12:19. Drive: 12 plays, 34 yards, 3:19. Key plays: Passes of 8 and 13 yards from Barrett to Hill resulted in first downs and helped OSU reach Illinois 18; Dobbins 2 run on fourth-and-2 resulted in first down at IU 16, but three straight incompletions — including an acrobatic-but-out-of-bounds catch by Hill in the end zone — brought on Nuernberger. Ohio State 31, Illinois 0

OSU: Dobbins 1 run (Nuernberger kick), 7:10. Drive: Eight plays, 53 yards, 4:08. Key plays: Saunders 15 pass from Barrett over the middle to UI 35; Weber 22 run on fourth-and-1 to Illini 4; the second of two tries up the middle ended in the Dobbins TD. Ohio State 38, Illinois 0

THIRD QUARTER

ILL: Hayes 54 fumble return (McLaughlin kick), 11:04. Key play: After Green forced fumble with open-field tackle on Haskins’ read-option run, Hayes scooped it up and scored untouched. Ohio State 38, Illinois 7

OSU: Baugh 12 pass from Barrett (Nuernberger kick), 7:58. Drive: Five plays, 29 yards, 1:48. Key plays: After three-and-out by OSU, Goins forced fumble by Illini’s Hobbs, who fielded Chrisman’s punt, and OSU’s Okudah recovered at Illinois 29; Weber runs of 12 and 5 yards advanced ball to UI 12; after play-action drew the defense left, a wide-open Baugh caught the TD toss from Barrett in the right flat. Ohio State 45, Illinois 7

FOURTH QUARTER

OSU: Victor 21 pass from Haskins (Nuernberger kick), 11:41. Drive: Seven plays, 73 yards, 3:06. Key plays: McLaurin 33 pass from Haskins to Illini 37; McLaurin 13 pass from Haskins on third-and-8 from Illini 35; one play later, Haskins hit Victor on fade route in corner of end zone. Ohio State 52, Illinois 7

ILL: Miller 9 run (McLaughlin kick), 10:11. Drive: Four plays, 65 yards; 1:30. Key plays: Consecutive runs by Brown of 30 and 13 yards moved ball to OSU 22; 15-yard late-hit penalty on Pryor, which injured Illini QB Crouch, set up first-and-goal at the 9; replacement QB Miller scored up the middle on the next play. Ohio State 52, Illinois 14