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Ohio vs Northern Illinois Recap - Huskies Win 23-20

Nathan Palmer was good for 115 receiving yards on Friday as the Huskies grabbed a 23-20 win over the Bobcats at Ford Field.

Northern Illinois won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 3.5-point spread. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 71.5.

Chandler Harnish completed 16 of 26 pass attempts for 250 yards for the Huskies in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Bobcats defense.

Donte Harden rushed for 73 yards for Ohio, while Tyler Tettleton added 51 yards. Tyler Tettleton threw for 218 yards for the Bobcats, while receivers LaVon Brazill and Riley Dunlop had 124 and 31 yards respectively.

Northern Illinois outgained Ohio 405-372 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 21-19 by the Bobcats.

The time of possession battle favored Ohio as their offense was on the field for 33:59, longer than the 26:01 of their opponents.