Hawkeyes Bounce Back, Roll Over Illinois 45-16

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IOWA CITY - After dropping their first 2 games of the Big 10 season the Hawkeyes bounced back on Saturday beating Illinois 45-16.  The Hawkeyes got off to a slow start in the first half, only leading 17-13 at the break.

But the 2nd half was a different story, Iowa outscored the Illini 28-3 after halftime.

Nate Stanley threw for 247 yards and 3 TD's, while Akrum Wadley rushed for 115 yards and scored 2 TD's.

The Hawkeyes improve to 4-2 overall, 1-2 in the B1G.  Iowa is off next week before returning to action the 21st at Northwestern.