Lynch accounts for 6 TDs, Northern Illinois outlasts Western Michigan 48-34

Published October 27, 2012

| Associated Press

Jordan Lynch threw four touchdown passes and ran for two more Saturday, leading Northern Illinois to a 48-34 victory over Western Michigan.

Lynch was 18 for 28 for 274 yards and no interceptions, and carried 21 times for 136 yards for the Huskies (8-1, 5-0 Mid-American), who have won eight in a row since losing to Iowa. Lynch threw two touchdown passes each to Tommylee Lewis and Da'Ron Brown. Martel Moore had 120 receiving yards for Northern Illinois.

The Broncos (3-6, 1-4) led 21-17 at halftime behind a pair of touchdown passes from Tyler Van Tubbergen to Eric Monette. Van Tubbergen, who finished with 333 passing yards, later ran for a touchdown, and Monette finished with 142 yards.

NIU got a 54-yard field goal from Mathew Sims on the last play of the first half, then scored four TDs while blanking Western Michigan until midway through the fourth quarter.

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