Scores

Final

Buffalo 3

(1-5, 0-3 MAC)

N Illinois 45

(6-1, 3-0 MAC)

Coverage: GamePlan

3:30 PM ET, October 13, 2012

Huskie Stadium, DEKALB, IL

1 2 3 4 T
BUFF 3 0 0 03
NIU 7 21 14 345

Top Performers

Passing: J. Lynch (NIU) - 232 YDS, 2 TD

Rushing: J. Lynch (NIU) - 15 CAR, 129 YDS, 2 TD

Receiving: M. Moore (NIU) - 8 REC, 133 YDS, 1 TD

N. Illinois 45, Buffalo 3

Associated Press

DeKALB, Ill. -- 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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Team Stat Comparison

 
BUFF
NIU
1st Downs2621
Total Yards337460
Passing263241
Rushing74219
Penalties7-1037-81
3rd Down Conversions7-194-14
4th Down Conversions1-24-5
Turnovers31
Possession33:0226:58

Passing Leaders

BuffaloC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Zordich18/291776.102
Northern IllinoisC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Lynch13/2023211.620

Rushing Leaders

BuffaloCARYDSAVGTDLG
Zordich13473.6016
Campbell22361.609
Northern IllinoisCARYDSAVGTDLG
Lynch151298.6240
Eakes13232.0032

Receiving Leaders

BuffaloRECYDSAVGTDLG
Hughes910511.7016
Neutz78111.6024
Northern IllinoisRECYDSAVGTDLG
Moore813316.6143
Eakes14545.0045

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERBUFFNIU
TD09:53Da'Ron Brown 12 Yd Run (Mathew Sims Kick) 07
FG03:21Patrick Clarke 28 Yd 37
SECOND QUARTERBUFFNIU
TD11:07Akeem Daniels 1 Yd Run (Mathew Sims Kick) 314
TD06:59Jordan Lynch 4 Yd Run (Mathew Sims Kick) 321
TD01:08Jordan Lynch 4 Yd Run (Mathew Sims Kick) 328
THIRD QUARTERBUFFNIU
TD11:48Martel Moore 43 Yd Pass From Jordan Lynch (Mathew Sims Kick) 335
TD01:04Tommylee Lewis 28 Yd Pass From Jordan Lynch (Mathew Sims Kick) 342
FOURTH QUARTERBUFFNIU
FG03:55Mathew Sims 42 Yd 345