Huskies vs Black Knights Final: 41-40 - Recap
Jordan Lynch sliced and diced the Black Knights defense for 342 yards as Northern Illinois handed Army a 41-40 defeat on Saturday at Michie Stadium.
Northern Illinois won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 3-point spread. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 49.5.
Jordan Lynch rushed for 125 yards, while Tommylee Lewis added 21 yards in the win. Martel Moore and Tommylee Lewis added 134 and 79 receiving yards respectively.
Raymond Maples rushed for 159 yards for Army, while Larry Dixon added 136 yards. Trent Steelman threw for 8 yards for the Black Knights, while receiver Scott Williams had 8 yards.
Army lost the offensive yardage battle to Northern Illinois 515-494 yards in Saturday's game. Army had more first downs as that total ended up 30-19.
The time of possession battle favored Army as their offense was on the fiel d for 42:33, longer than the 17:27 of their opponents.
Northern Illinois looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Kansas. Army will aim to get back on the winning track at Wake Forest.