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(WSCR) - While the Nothern Illinois Huskies won their fifth straight, Central Michigan lost their fifth straight. Nothern Illinois came out on top with a dominant 33-7 victory.

DE KALB, Ill. (AP) Chad Spann rushed for three touchdowns and 101 yards while Michael Cklamovski added four field goals in Northern Illinois’ 33-7 Mid-American victory over Central Michigan on Saturday.

The Huskies (6-2, 4-0) scored 30 unanswered points on the way to their fifth straight victory and first over the Chippewas (2-6, 1-4) since 2007.

The loss was Central Michigan’s fifth straight and its most lopsided of the season.

Spann has scored a rushing touchdown in seven consecutive games and has 11 for the season. This was his fourth 100-yard game in the last five. Spann scored on runs of 13 and 12 yards in the third quarter and added a 2-yard rushing TD with 5:33 remaining.

Updated October 23, 2010

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