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|Northern Illinois Tops Bowling Green 45-14
|BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) -- Chandler Harnish threw for 294 yards and two touchdowns and ran for 151 yards and another score to lead Northern Illinois to a 45-14 win over Bowling Green on Tuesday night.
Northern Illinois (7-3, 5-1 Mid-American Conference) had 283 yards rushing and finished with 623 total yards in its fifth consecutive victory.
The Huskies remained tied with Toledo for first place in the MAC's West Division. Harnish threw six TD passes as Northern Illinois won 63-60 at Toledo last Tuesday.
Bowling Green (4-6, 2-4) opened the scoring on an 83-yard TD pass from Matt Schilz to Kamar Jorden, who had eight catches for 152 yards.
Northern Illinois tied the game when Harnish connected with Willie Clark for a 56-yard TD pass in the first quarter. Clark finished with four receptions for 109 yards.
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