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(3) Ohio State Drops Illinois For 22nd-Straight Win 

Joe Robbins/Getty Images(CHAMPAIGN, IL) --  Carlos Hyde rushed for 246 yards and four touchdowns as No. 3 Ohio State rolled past Illinois 60-35 for their 22nd-straight win.

Braxton Miller added three touchdowns for the Buckeyes, (10-0, 6-0 Big 10)  who jumped out to a 28-0 lead and cruised to victory.

"That last run, In my head I was like, we could (have done) this the whole time," Hyde said. "That last run, I had energy and I just feel like we could have had that momentum the whole game."

Illinois (3-7, 0-6) closed to within 35-21 in the third quarter, but Ohio State forced a safety and never looked back  The Illini have now lost 20 consecutive Big Ten games.

"An L is an L," Illinois head coach Tim Beckman said. "These kids fought, they know they fought. ... I'm proud of them for doing that, but they're just like everybody else is, they want a W."

Nathan Scheelhaase threw for 288 yards with two touchdowns and two interceptions.  The Buckeye defense kept pressure on him all day long, sacking him five times.

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