Buffalo at Northern Illinois

N. Illinois 45, Buffalo 3


DeKALB, Ill. (AP) - Jordan Lynch ran for a pair of first-half touchdowns and threw two scoring passes in the second half as Northern Illinois rolled to a 45-3 victory over Buffalo on Saturday.

Northern Illinois (6-1, 3-0 Mid-American) got 129 yards on the ground from Lynch, and he completed 13 of 20 passes for 232 yards. Martel Moore caught 8 passes for 133 yards and a TD.

Buffalo (1-5, 0-3) was pressured by the Northern Illinois defense most of the day. Northern Illinois intercepted Alex Zordich on two occasions and sacked him twice.

Devon Hughes caught 9 passes for 105 yards for Buffalo.

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Scoring Summary
NILLDa'Ron Brown 12 yd run (Mathew Sims kick)
BUFFPatrick Clarke 28 yd FG
NILLAkeem Daniels 1 yd run (Mathew Sims kick)
NILLJordan Lynch 4 yd run (Mathew Sims kick)
NILLJordan Lynch 4 yd run (Mathew Sims kick)
NILLMartel Moore 43 yd pass from Jordan Lynch (Mathew Sims kick)
NILLTommylee Lewis 28 yd pass from Jordan Lynch (Mathew Sims kick)
NILLMathew Sims 42 yd FG
Team Stats
First Downs2621
Third Down Efficiency7-194-14
Fourth Down Efficiency1-24-5
Plays-Net Yards88-33766-460
Passing Yds263241
Kick Return Yds690
Punt Return Yds-100
Time of Poss.33:226:58
Individual Stats
BUFF: Alex Zordich 13-47, Devin Campbell 22-36, Alex Dennison 1-0, Joe Licata 3--9
NILL: Jordan Lynch 15-129, Luke Eakes 1-32, Akeem Daniels 3-15, Keith Harris 7-12, Da'Ron Brown 1-12, Leighton Settle 6-10, Tommylee Lewis 2-4, Matt McIntosh 5-3, Angelo Sebastiano 1-2
BUFF: Alex Zordich 18-29-177-2, Joe Licata 9-20-86-0
NILL: Jordan Lynch 13-20-232-0, Matt McIntosh 2-5-9-0
BUFF: Devon Hughes 9-105, Alex Neutz 7-81, Rudy Johnson 4-27, John Dunmore 3-34, Devin Campbell 3-9, Jimmy Gordon 1-7
NILL: Martel Moore 8-133, Tommylee Lewis 3-42, Juwan Brescacin 2-24, Luke Eakes 1-45, Jacob Brinlee 1--3
Buffalo6th Mid American East1-72-10
Northern Illinois3rd Mid American West5-35-7

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