Recap - Huskies Defeat Eastern Michigan 71-3
|Recap - Huskies Defeat Eastern Michigan 71-3|
Jordan Lynch scampered through the Eastern Michigan defense for 142 yards as Northern Illinois handed the Eagles a 71-3 defeat on Friday at Rynearson Stadium.
The Huskies were a 25-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 61.5.
Chandler Harnish completed 8 of 13 pass attempts for 101 yards for the Huskies in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Dwayne Priest rushed for 59 yards for Eastern Michigan, while Alex Gillett added 39 yards. Alex Gillett threw for 11 yards for the Eagles, while receivers Trey Hunter and Josh LeDuc had 8 and 3 yards respectively.
Northern Illinois outgained Eastern Michigan 646-160 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 22-12 by the Huskies.
Eastern Michigan led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 38:45/21:15 split in that important category.