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Bielema has happy return as Illinois pounds Wisconsin 34-10

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By STEVE MEGARGEE
AP Sports Writer

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Chase Brown rushed for 129 yards, Tommy DeVito had three short touchdown keepers and Illinois trounced Wisconsin 34-10 to give coach Bret Bielema a triumphant return to Camp Randall Stadium. Illinois scored 17 points off Wisconsin turnovers and scored the game’s final 27 points to win as a 6 1/2-point underdog. The Illini sacked Graham Mertz six times and held the Badgers to 2 yards rushing on 24 carries. Bielema had gone 68-24 in seven years as Wisconsin’s coach before leaving for Arkansas at the end of the 2012 regular season.

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