Zips Fall 37-7 Against Northern Illinois - Game Recap
|Zips Fall 37-7 Against Northern Illinois - Game Recap|
Northern Illinois got a 131-yard performance from Jordan Lynch as a key part of its 37-7 victory over the Zips on Saturday at InfoCision Stadium.
The Huskies were a 17-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 64.5.
Jordan Lynch completed 20 of 33 pass attempts for 223 yards for the Huskies in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Conor Hundley rushed for 63 yards for Akron, while Jawon Chisholm added 13 yards. Dalton Williams threw for 157 yards for the Zips, while receivers L.T. Smith and Keith Sconiers had 43 and 36 yards respectively.
Northern Illinois outgained Akron 528-199 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 28-15 by the Huskies.
The time of possession battle favored Northern Illinois as their offense was on the field for 33:01, longer than the 26:53 of their opponents.
Next game, Northern Illinois takes its act on the road to face Western Michigan looking for another win. For Akron, they head on the road to face Central Michigan.