Huskies Down Kent State 40-10 - Match Report
|Huskies Down Kent State 40-10 - Match Report|
Kent State couldn't hang with the Huskies on Saturday as Northern Illinois blasted the Golden Flashes 40-10 in Week 6 action at Huskie Stadium.
Northern Illinois won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 14.5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 53.5.
Chandler Harnish completed 12 of 15 pass attempts for 113 yards for the Huskies in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Trayion Durham rushed for 39 yards for Kent State, while Anthony Meray added 26 yards. Cedric McCloud threw for 63 yards for the Golden Flashes, while receivers Chris Gilbert and Justin Thompson had 34 and 17 yards respectively.
Kent State was outgained by Northern Illinois 344-70 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 16-11 by the Huskies.
Northern Illinois lost the time of possession battle 30:42/29:18, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Next game, Northern Illinois takes its act home to face Western Michigan looking for another win. For Kent State, they head home to face Miami (Ohio).