Jayhawks vs Huskies Final: 45-42 - Recap
|Jayhawks vs Huskies Final: 45-42 - Recap|
Northern Illinois was unable to contain James Sims on Saturday and the result was a 45-42 Week 2 loss against the Jayhawks.
Kansas won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 4.5-point spread as underdogs. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 62.5.
Jordan Webb completed 21 of 30 pass attempts for 281 yards for the Jayhawks in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Chandler Harnish rushed for 89 yards for Northern Illinois, while Jasmin Hopkins added 47 yards. Chandler Harnish threw for 315 yards for the Huskies, while receivers Nathan Palmer and Perez Ashford had 86 and 67 yards respectively.
Kansas outgained Northern Illinois 534-462 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 32-27 by the Jayhawks.
The time of possession battle favored Kansas as their offense was on the field for 36:49, longer than the 23:11 of their opponents.
Kansas looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Georgia Tech. Northern Illinois will aim to get back on the winning track vs Wisconsin.