Chippewas Fall 33-7 Against Northern Illinois - Game Recap
Northern Illinois got a 101-yard performance from Chad Spann as a key part of its 33-7 victory over the Chippewas on Saturday at Huskie Stadium.
The Huskies were a 10-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 51.5.
Chandler Harnish completed 12 of 19 pass attempts for 138 yards for the Huskies in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Carl Volny rushed for 74 yards for Central Michigan, while Zurlon Tipton added 31 yards. Ryan Radcliff threw for 178 yards for the Chippewas, while receivers Cody Wilson and Kito Poblah had 115 and 66 yards respectively.
Central Michigan was outgained by Northern Illinois 420-305 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 26-19 by the Huskies.
The time of possession battle favored Northern Illinois as their offense was on the field for 36:04, longer than the 23:56 of their opponents.
Northern Illinois heads into a Week 9 battle against Western Michigan. Central Michigan, meanwhile, will have their next action against Bowling Green.