Mike Epstein was the spark the Illini needed. Late in the second quarter, Illinois got on the board against Minnesota.
Epstein had a 63-yard run to get the offense started and finished the drive with a 1-yard run for the score.
The Mike Epstein Drive. @Dat26Kid carries @IlliniFootball to its first TD of the afternoon: pic.twitter.com/0vqVbRoiIh— Illinois on BTN (@IllinoisOnBTN) November 7, 2020
The Illini trail the Golden Gophers 21-7 with 3:00 left in the half.