Illinois’ Turner carted off field, Gophers’ McGhee ejected

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Illinois receiver Malik Turner was carted off the field late in the first quarter against Minnesota.

Turner was hit by Minnesota safety Duke McGhee while making a catch and remained on the field for several minutes. Turner was placed on a backboard by medical staff before being driven off the field. No further information was immediately available about his injury.

McGhee was flagged for targeting on the play and ejected from the game.

Turner, who is the leading receiver for Illinois, came into the game with 33 catches for 513 yards and four touchdowns.

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