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Akron vs Northern Illinois Recap - Huskies Win 27-20

Northern Illinois earned a 27-20 victory over Akron on Saturday in Week 7 action at Huskie Stadium.

Bettors who backed the Huskies were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 24. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 64.5.

Jordan Lynch completed 16 of 35 pass attempts for 220 yards for the Huskies in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.

Jawon Chisholm rushed for 70 yards for Akron, while Conor Hundley added 37 yards. Kyle Pohl threw for 262 yards for the Zips, while receivers Jerrod Dillard and Mykel Traylor-Bennett had 74 and 48 yards respectively.

Akron lost the offensive yardage battle to Northern Illinois 399-372 yards in Saturday's game. Akron had more first downs as that total ended up 19-18.

Northern Illinois lost the time of possession battle 32:43/27:17, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.

Northern Illinois looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Central Michigan. Akron will aim to get back on the winning track at Miami (Ohio).