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Harnish sharp, Northern Illinois routs Akron 50-14

Oct 3, 2010 - 1:52 AM AKRON, Ohio (AP) -- Chandler Harnish passed for 281 yards and three touchdowns as Northern Illinois routed Akron 50-14 on Saturday night in the Mid-American Conference opener for both teams.

Harnish, who was 16-for-20, hit Willie Clark with a 7-yard scoring pass in the second quarter, when the Huskies (3-2, 1-0) scored 23 points to take a 29-7 halftime lead.

Harnish added TD passes of 16 yards to Clark and 58 yards to Nathan Palmer in the third quarter, helping Northern Illinois widen its lead to 43-14.

Alex Allen scored both touchdowns for the Zips (0-5, 0-1) on 1-yard runs. He finished with 99 yards on 14 carries, including a 74-yarder in the third quarter.

Michael Cklamovski kicked three first-half field goals for Northern Illinois and Chad Spann, who rushed for 223 yards in the Huskies' win over Minnesota last week, gained 84 against the Zips in 16 carries, including a 3-yard touchdown.








  • NCAAF FINAL
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    NORTHN ILLINOIS 6 23 14 7 50
    AKRON 7 0 7 0 14 FINAL
    SCORING SUMMARY
    1ST QUARTER: NORTHN ILL - FG, MICHAEL CKLAMOVSKI 27 YD,
    3:08. NORTHN ILLINOIS 3-0
    AKRON - TD, ALEX ALLEN 1 YD RUN (IGOR
    IVELJIC KICK), 7:10. AKRON 7-3
    NORTHN ILL - FG, MICHAEL CKLAMOVSKI 27 YD,
    12:

    Oct 2 8:54 PM


  • NCAAF
    NORTHN ILLINOIS 50
    AKRON 14 0:00 LEFT, 4TH QTR

    Oct 2 8:54 PM


  • NCAAF
    NORTHN ILLINOIS 50
    AKRON 14 14:52 LEFT, 4TH QTR

    Northern Illinois 50, Akron 14  4th - 14:52Oct 2 8:28 PM


  • NCAAF
    NORTHN ILLINOIS 43
    AKRON 14 0:00 LEFT, 3RD QTR

    Oct 2 8:26 PM


  • NCAAF
    NORTHN ILLINOIS 43
    AKRON 14 6:07 LEFT, 3RD QTR

    Northern Illinois 43, Akron 14  3rd - 6:07Oct 2 8:12 PM


  • NCAAF
    NORTHN ILLINOIS 36
    AKRON 14 9:38 LEFT, 3RD QTR

    Northern Illinois 36, Akron 14  3rd - 9:38Oct 2 8:03 PM


  • NCAAF
    NORTHN ILLINOIS 29
    AKRON 14 13:48 LEFT, 3RD QTR

    Northern Illinois 29, Akron 14  3rd - 13:48Oct 2 7:53 PM


  • NCAAF
    NORTHN ILLINOIS 29
    AKRON 7 0:00 LEFT, 2ND QTR

    Oct 2 7:29 PM


  • NCAAF
    NORTHN ILLINOIS 29
    AKRON 7 0:46 LEFT, 2ND QTR

    Northern Illinois 29, Akron 7  2nd - 0:46Oct 2 7:24 PM


  • NCAAF
    NORTHN ILLINOIS 22
    AKRON 7 1:04 LEFT, 2ND QTR

    Northern Illinois 22, Akron 7  2nd - 1:04Oct 2 7:17 PM


  • NCAAF
    NORTHN ILLINOIS 16
    AKRON 7 4:32 LEFT, 2ND QTR

    Northern Illinois 16, Akron 7  2nd - 4:32Oct 2 7:02 PM


  • NCAAF
    NORTHN ILLINOIS 9
    AKRON 7 13:36 LEFT, 2ND QTR

    Northern Illinois 9, Akron 7  2nd - 13:36Oct 2 6:43 PM


  • NCAAF
    NORTHN ILLINOIS 6
    AKRON 7 0:00 LEFT, 1ST QTR

    Oct 2 6:37 PM


  • NCAAF
    NORTHN ILLINOIS 6
    AKRON 7 2:49 LEFT, 1ST QTR

    Northern Illinois 6, Akron 7  1st - 2:49Oct 2 6:31 PM


  • NCAAF
    NORTHN ILLINOIS 3
    AKRON 7 7:50 LEFT, 1ST QTR

    Northern Illinois 3, Akron 7  1st - 7:50Oct 2 6:21 PM


  • NCAAF
    NORTHN ILLINOIS 3
    AKRON 0 11:52 LEFT, 1ST QTR

    Northern Illinois 3, Akron 0  1st - 11:52Oct 2 6:13 PM