Huskies blank Eagles

Me'Co Brown rushed for a career-high 111 yards and a touchdown and the Northern Illinois Huskies held the Eastern Michigan Eagles to 259 offensive yards in a 37-0 victory on Saturday afternoon.

The Huskies covered the 5.5-spread, while the combined score played UNDER the day's posted total of 51.

Dan Nicholson was 11-for-15 for 92 yards for the Huskies.

The Eagles lost starting quarterback Kyle McMahon to a shoulder injury early in the game.