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VIDEO: Northwestern celebrates with Land of Lincoln Trophy

CHICAGO -- Following No. 16 Northwestern's 24-14 victory over rival Illinois, the Wildcats marched slowly, arm-in-arm over to the metallic top hat known as the Land of Lincoln Trophy, pausing for a moment before hoisting it over their heads.

Deonte Gibson was the first Northwestern player to lift the trophy on the sideline in front of the Northwestern faithful.

The team then launched into the Northwestern fight song before Wildcat fans chanted "Fitz! Fitz! Fitz!" for head coach Pat Fitzgerald and "JJ! JJ! JJ!" for star running back Justin Jackson.