Huskies get stopped cold

Chicago Tribune (Sunday) - - COLLEGE FOOTBALL -

MOUNT PLEAS­ANT, Mich. — Ross Bow­ers threw three in­ter­cep­tions Satur­day, and North­ern Illi­nois ran for only 22 yards in a 48-10 loss to Cen­tral Michi­gan.

Bow­ers went 18-for-29 for 221 yards and a touch­down for the Huskies, who fell to 3-6 over­all and 2-3 in the Mid-Amer­ica Con­fer­ence. Tre Har­bi­son, who sur­passed 100 yards in three of his last four games and av­er­aged 125 rush­ing yards in that span, was held to 17 yards on 10 ca­reers.

Kobe Loews ran for 145 yards on 17 car­ries, in­clud­ing a 75-yard run, and Jonathan Ward had 138 yards on 20 car­ries for Cen­tral Michi­gan (6-4, 4-2), which out­rushed NIU 327-22.

Quin­ten Dor­mady went 18for-24 with three touch­downs for Cen­tral Michi­gan, which led 21-3 af­ter one quar­ter and 38-10 at half.

Dor­mady put Cen­tral Michi­gan on the board first, hit­ting Kalil Pim­ple­ton with a 14-yard scor­ing pass four min­utes into the game. Tommy Laz­zaro scored from the 3 to make it 14-0 be­fore John Richard­son got the Huskies on the board with a 33-yard field goal.

NIU scored its only touch­down on a 9-yard pass from Bow­ers to Spencer Tears in the sec­ond quar­ter.

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