Sean Merriman, BTN.com web editor, December 26, 2014
The Big Ten bowl season got underway on Friday with two games.
Illinois kicked off the action with a 35-18 loss to Louisiana Tech in the Zaxby's Heart of Dallas Bowl.
Rutgers followed with an impressive 40-21 victory over North Carolina in the Quick Lane Bowl.
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Track scores, stats and recaps below.
ZAXBY'S HEART OF DALLAS BOWL
LOUISIANA TECH 35, ILLINOIS 18: BOX | PBP | RECAP
Kenneth Dixon scored one of his two touchdowns on an 80-yard reception and Xavier Woods scored on a 69-yard interception return to help Louisiana Tech beat Illinois 35-18 in the Heart of Dallas Bowl on Friday.
QUICK LANE BOWL