Filed under: Northwestern-Illinois score update: Justin Jackson extends Northwestern's lead By Josh Rosenblat Nov 28, 2015, 3:31pm CST / new Share this story Share this on Facebook Share this on Twitter Share All sharing options Share All sharing options for: Northwestern-Illinois score update: Justin Jackson extends Northwestern's lead Reddit Pocket Flipboard Email Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports CHICAGO -- Northwestern running back Justin Jackson put Northwestern up 21-7 on a short touchdown run early in the second quarter. The three-yard run capped off an eight-play, 75-yard drive. Warren Long and Dan Vitale both scored earlier in the contest. In This Stream Northwestern vs. Illinois Gameday Northwestern up to 13th in AP Poll Justin Jackson extends Northwestern's lead NU surges ahead of Illinois on a Warren Long TD View all 21 stories More From Inside NU Matt Fitzpatrick, men’s basketball updates and more Breaking barriers beyond Northwestern: Female alumni with careers in sports How Title IX helped Northwestern’s first female varsity athletes reach new heights Best articles on Northwestern women’s sports: Historical Northwestern in the WNBA: Veronica Burton and Nia Coffey Column: Northwestern is a women’s sports school. We should act like it.