Huskies vs Black Knights Final: 49-26 - Recap
|Huskies vs Black Knights Final: 49-26 - Recap|
Jasmin Hopkins ran for 138 yards as Northern Illinois handled Army by a score of 49-26 on Saturday at Huskie Stadium.
Northern Illinois won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 10-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 54.5.
Chandler Harnish completed 12 of 19 pass attempts for 195 yards for the Huskies in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Black Knights defense.
Malcolm Brown rushed for 92 yards for Army, while Trenton Turrentine added 68 yards. Trent Steelman threw for 86 yards for the Black Knights, while receivers Davyd Brooks and Jared McFarlin had 37 and 35 yards respectively.
Northern Illinois outgained Army 509-409 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 26-24 by the Huskies.
Northern Illinois lost the time of possession battle 32:59/27:01, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Next game, Northern Illinois takes its act on the road to face Kansas looking for another win. For Army, they head home to face San Diego State.