Recap - Huskies Defeat Western Michigan 48-34
|Recap - Huskies Defeat Western Michigan 48-34|
Jordan Lynch scampered through the Western Michigan defense for 136 yards as Northern Illinois handed the Broncos a 48-34 defeat on Saturday at Waldo Stadium.
The Huskies were a 7.5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 58.5.
Jordan Lynch completed 18 of 28 pass attempts for 274 yards for the Huskies in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Dareyon Chance rushed for 97 yards for Western Michigan, while Tyler Van Tubbergen added 39 yards. Tyler Van Tubbergen threw for 333 yards for the Broncos, while receivers Eric Monette and Brian Fields had 142 and 37 yards respectively.
Western Michigan outgained Northern Illinois 489-453 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 29-20 by the Broncos.
The time of possession battle favored Western Michigan as their offense was on the field for 35:07, longer than the 24:53 of their opponents.
Next game, Northern Illinois takes its act home to face Massachusetts looking for another win. For Western Michigan, they head on the road to face Central Michigan.