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Hackenberg throws winning TD pass in OT, Belton rushes for 202 yards, PSU tops Illinois 24-17

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    Members of Penn State's Blue Band get caught in the extra point net at Beaver Stadium before an NCAA college football game against Illinois in State College, Pa., Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013. (AP Photo/John Beale) (The Associated Press)

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    Illinois quarterback Nathan Scheelhaase warms up before an NCAA college football game against Penn State in State College, Pa., Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013. (AP Photo/John Beale) (The Associated Press)

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    Illinois linebacker Jonathan Brown prays with teammates before an NCAA college football game against Penn State in State College, Pa., Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013. (AP Photo/John Beale) (The Associated Press)

Christian Hackenberg hit Kyle Carter with a 15-yard touchdown pass in overtime and Ryan Keiser sealed the win with an end zone interception, lifting Penn State over Illinois 24-17 on Saturday.

Bill Belton rushed for 202 yards, the first Nittany Lion (5-3, 2-2 Big Ten) to hit the 200-yard mark since Larry Johnson in 2002.

Penn State's Sam Ficken kicked a 35-yard field goal with 41 seconds left in regulation, sending the game into OT.

Hackenberg, who threw for 240 yards, zipped a perfect pass over the middle to Carter for the winner.

Nathan Scheelhaase's first pass of OT was picked off by Keiser. With a strong second half, Scheelhaase rallied the Illini (3-5, 0-4) back from a 14-0 first-half hole to give them the lead.