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UMass Falls Hard to Undefeated N. Illinois 63-19

(AP Photo/Stew Milne)

(AP Photo/Stew Milne)

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Jordan Lynch ran for 119 yards and four touchdowns and threw for another in just over a half to lead No. 21 Northern Illinois to a 63-19 victory over Massachusetts on Saturday.

The Huskies (9-0, 5-0 Mid-American Conference) scored touchdowns on their first five possessions and six of their seven drives in the first half. Cameron Stingily rushed for 58 yards and a touchdown, and Tommylee Lewis also ran one in for Northern Illinois.

Lynch, who leads all active FBS players in rushing yards, also completed 10 of 14 passes for 160 yards and threw for at least one touchdown for the 22nd consecutive game. He played one series in the third quarter.


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