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Huskers Celebrate Win

Huskers Celebrate Win

Ameer Abdullah ran for a career-high 225 yards and two touchdowns as the Nebraska Cornhuskers beat the Illinois Fighting Illini 39-19 at Memorial Stadium on Saturday.  Tommy Armstrong Jr. was 8-for-13 for 135 yards and two touchdowns for Nebraska, which has won two in-a-row.  Quincy Enunwa had four catches for 80 yards and a touchdown and Kenny Bell hauled in four catches for 65 yards and a touchdown in the victory.

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