Penn State beats Illinois, 38-24

Daryll Clark passed for 185 yards and two touchdowns and Derrick Williams scored three TDs — rushing, passing and on a kick return — as Penn State beat Illinois 38-24 tonight.

The Nittany Lions and the Fighting Illini both scored on field goals in the third quarter, with Penn State's Kevin Kelly successful on a 25-yard attempt. Illinois kicker Matt Eller was 1-for-2, missing from 33 yards and making a 43-yard attempt.

Both teams traded scores in the first quarter, but Penn State pulled ahead on a Derrick Williams 5-yard touchdown run early in the second quarter.

The Illini racked up 117 yards in the first quarter but were held to just 21 yards in a scoreless second period.

Look for more coverage of the game on and in Sunday's Centre Daily Times.

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