College Football

Northern Illinois Huskies (0-6)


Sat. 11/28 Sat. 12/5 Sat. 12/12
@ WestMI
L 27-30
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vs. Toledo
L 24-41
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@ EastMi
L 33-41
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Eastern Michigan holds on to beat Northern Illinois 41-33

YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) Preston Hutchinson threw two touchdowns and scored on a 1-yard run for a 17-point, fourth-quarter lead, and Eastern Michigan held off Northern Illinois 41-33 in the season finale for both teams Saturday.

Eastern Michigan led 34-17 with 5:48 left in the third quarter.

Northern Illinois pulled within 41-26 after recording a safety with 3:29 left and on the Huskies next possession, Ross Bowers connected with Cole Tucker from 14-yards out for a one-possession game with 2:17 remaining. Eastern Michigan was forced to punt, but NIU couldn't get past midfield as time expired.

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Leaders
Passing Yards: R. Bowers1365
Passing TDs: R. Bowers10
Rushing Yards: H. Waylee456
Rushing TDs: E. Collins4
Receiving Yards: T. Richie597
Receiving TDs: T. Richie4
Interceptions: J. Hansen2
Schedule 2020
Date Opponent Result / Time
9/5 vs. Rhode Island Cancelled
10/3 vs. Kent State Cancelled
11/4 vs. Buffalo L 30 - 49
11/11 vs. Central Michigan L 10 - 40
11/18 at Ball State L 25 - 31
11/27 at Bowling Green Cancelled
11/28 at Western Michigan L 27 - 30
12/5 vs. Toledo L 24 - 41
12/12 at Eastern Michigan L 33 - 41
Mid-American
East
  Conference Overall
Buffalo 5-0 6-1
Kent State 3-1 3-1
Ohio 2-1 2-1
Miami (OH) 2-1 2-1
Akron 1-5 1-5
Bowling Green 0-5 0-5
West
  Conference Overall
Ball State 5-1 7-1
Western Michigan 4-2 4-2
Toledo 4-2 4-2
Central Michigan 3-3 3-3
Eastern Michigan 2-4 2-4
Northern Illinois 0-6 0-6
Offense (FBS Rank)
Yards: 2205 (110)
Passing Yards: 1443 (92)
Rushing Yards: 762 (112)
Points per game: 24.8 (92)
Yards per game: 367.5 (89)
Touchdowns: 18 (106)
Field Goals: 7 (84)
Defense (FBS Rank)
Yards: 2513 (26)
Passing Yards: 1472 (32)
Rushing Yards: 1041 (28)
Points per game: 38.7 (120)
Yards per game: 418.8 (74)
Touchdowns: 24 (40)
Field Goals: 7 (33)
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