Mistakes Send Illini From Unbeaten Ranks Premium Story

Jonathan Brown, Houston Bates (Getty Images)
Jonathan Brown, Houston Bates (Getty Images)
By Jack Lyman
InsideIllini.com staff
Date: Oct 15, 2011

Ohio State used a conservative, ball control offense and stout defense to upset the Fighting Illini Saturday in Memorial Stadium 17-7, ending their six game winning streak. Like days of yesteryear, it was a game of field position and defense. The team making fewer errors wins that type of game, and today it was the Buckeyes.

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