N. Illinois 51, W. Michigan 22

Northern Illinois rushed for 494 yards and six touchdowns

Saturday en route to a 51-22 victory over Western Michigan.

The Huskies (4-3, 2-1 Mid-American) trailed 15-13 at halftime

before scoring 38 unanswered points.

Quarterback Chandler Harnish rushed for 229 yards on 14 carries;

Jordan Lynch added 113 yards on 10 carries, including a 66-yard

touchdown in the fourth quarter; Jasmin Hopkins had 91 yards and

three TDs; and Akeem Daniels added two more scores on the

ground.

Harnish added 203 yards on 14 of 27 passing as Northern Illinois

finished with 697 yards of offense.

Western Michigan (4-3, 2-1) led early after getting a 16-yard

touchdown pass from Alex Carder to Chleb Ravenell, a pair of field

goals from John Potter and a safety. Carder was 25 of 43 for 194

yards, and backup Tyler VanTubbergen added a late touchdown

pass.