3 Up, 3 Down: Penn State 35, Illinois 7 

September, 30, 2012
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The good and the bad from Penn State's 35-7 win over Illinois on Saturday:

THREE UP

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Andrew Weber/US PresswirePenn State's defense might have turned the corner against Illinois.
1. Improved offensive line: Against the best defensive line it's seen so far this season, Penn State played its best game. The Nittany Lions' O-line was able to open holes early and get the running game established. PSU finished with 173 yards on the ground and forced enough push up-front to help Matt McGloin to a pair of rushing TDs.
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