Scores

Final

Massachusetts 0

(0-9, 0-5 MAC)

N Illinois 63

(9-1, 6-0 MAC)

3:30 PM ET, November 3, 2012

Huskie Stadium, Dekalb, IL

1 2 3 4 T
MASS 0 0 0 00
NIU 14 21 21 763

Top Performers

Passing: J. Lynch (NIU) - 191 YDS, 2 TD

Rushing: J. Lynch (NIU) - 15 CAR, 157 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: T. Lewis (NIU) - 6 REC, 86 YDS

N. Illinois hammers UMass behind Jordan Lynch's 3 TDs

Associated Press

DEKALB, Ill. -- Jordan Lynch threw for two touchdowns and ran for another, Matt McIntosh threw for one and ran for two, and Northern Illinois coasted in its defeat of winless Massachusetts 63-0 on Saturday.

Lynch was 15 of 19 for 191 yards. He also had 15 carries for 157 yards, averaging 10.5 yards per carry. McIntosh had seven carries for 45 yards, including the two touchdowns. He threw a 6-yard touchdown pass to Angelo Sebastiano.

Akeem Daniels, Martel Moore, Keith Harris and kicker Mathew Sims also added to the scoreboard.

Mike Wegzyn was 16 of 28 for 137 yards for the Minutemen (0-9, 0-5, Mid-American). Marken Michel had six receptions for 42 yards and six kickoff returns for 77 yards, and Michael Cox had 25 carries for 81 yards. Perry McIntyre had a sack and eight tackles.

Northern Illinois (9-1, 6-0) has won 20 consecutive home games at Huskie Stadium.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
MASS
NIU
1st Downs2328
Total Yards267610
Passing153278
Rushing114332
Penalties2-2010-88
3rd Down Conversions6-189-11
4th Down Conversions1-60-1
Turnovers41
Possession30:5729:03

Passing Leaders

MassachusettsC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Wegzyn16/281374.900
Northern IllinoisC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Lynch15/1919110.120

Rushing Leaders

MassachusettsCARYDSAVGTDLG
Cox25813.2018
Wilson10353.5013
Northern IllinoisCARYDSAVGTDLG
Lynch1515710.5157
McIntosh7456.4215

Receiving Leaders

MassachusettsRECYDSAVGTDLG
Blanchflower45513.8019
Michel6427.0018
Northern IllinoisRECYDSAVGTDLG
Lewis68614.3029
Brescacin48220.5044

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERMASSNIU
TD06:29Marlon Moore 9 Yd Pass From Jordan Lynch (Mathew Sims Kick) 07
TD03:48Keith Harris Jr. 1 Yd Run (Mathew Sims Kick) 014
SECOND QUARTERMASSNIU
TD12:48Akeem Daniels 17 Yd Pass From Jordan Lynch (Mathew Sims Kick) 021
TD09:11Jordan Lynch 57 Yd Run (Mathew Sims Kick) 028
TD02:58Keith Harris Jr. 2 Yd Run (Mathew Sims Kick) 035
THIRD QUARTERMASSNIU
TD10:50Akeem Daniels 17 Yd Run (Mathew Sims Kick) 042
TD06:49Matt McIntosh 1 Yd Run (Mathew Sims Kick) 049
TD03:50Angelo Sebastiano 6 Yd Pass From Matt McIntosh (Mathew Sims Kick) 056
FOURTH QUARTERMASSNIU
TD08:12Matt McIntosh 7 Yd Run (Mathew Sims Kick) 063

Research Notes

Jordan Lynch became the first player in FBS this season with two games with 150+ passing yards and 150+ rushing yards. That's nothing new for the Huskies. Last year Chandler Harnish had three such games - he was the only FBS player with more than one such game in 2011.

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