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Illinois survives Texas State scare 42-35

Illinois running back Josh Ferguson (6) runs the ball for an 80 yard touchdown reception on the first play of an NCAA football game against Texas State Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, at Memorial Stadium in Champaign, Ill. (AP Photo/Bradley Leeb)

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Illinois combined two touchdowns and 190 yards rushing from Josh Ferguson with the kind of desperate, second-half comeback the Illini have relied on all season to escape Texas State on Saturday, 42-35.

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Illinois looks for slow-start fix against Bobcats

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Illinois has been a strong second-half team this season.

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