Northern Illinois Defeats Kent State 40-10

DeKALB, Ill. (AP) — Northern Illinois’ defense allowed just 70 yards and recorded seven sacks as the Huskies defeated Kent State 40-10 on Saturday.

Chandler Harnish was 12 of 15 passing for 113 yards and a touchdown and rushed for 65 yards and a TD on 11 carries for the Huskies (3-3, 1-1 MAC).

Kent State (1-5, 0-2) had three turnovers, including an interception that NIU’s Nabal Jefferson returned 25 yards for a touchdown.

Huskies kicker Mathew Sims made all four of his field goal attempts, connecting from 25, 31, 44 and 34 yards.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press.  All Rights Reserved.)

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