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Nebraska puts away Northern Illinois early in a 44-8 win

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) Nebraska took out some frustration on Northern Illinois after letting a win slip away last week.

Adrian Martinez threw for two touchdowns and ran for another and Dedrick Mills rushed for 116 yards in the Cornhuskers' 44-8 win Saturday night.

Standings - MAC West

Teams W L T Pct Div Conf
C Mi 2 1 0 .667 1-0 1-1
E Mi 2 1 0 .667 0-0 2-1
WestMI 2 1 0 .667 0-0 1-1
Toled 1 1 0 .500 0-0 0-1
Ball 1 2 0 .333 0-0 0-2
NIU 1 2 0 .333 0-0 0-2

Team Leaders

Name Total
Yds Ross Bowers 776
Cmp% Ross Bowers 61.3
Yds Tre Harbison 161
Y/Ru Tre Harbison 3.9
Rec Daniel Crawford 11
Yds Daniel Crawford 195
TD Ross Bowers 4
Int Jalen McKie 1

Team Rankings - Offense

Total MAC Rank Div I - FBS Rank
PPG 16.3 10 121
RuY/G 77.0 11 125
Yds/G 270.0 4 42
TO 4 7 54
Rat 80.6 11 103

Team Rankings - Defense

Total MAC Rank Div I - FBS Rank
PA/G 29.7 4 88
RuY/G 160.7 7 79
Yds/G 229.3 6 78
TA 3 8 79
Sk 1 12 126

Latest Game - Sep 14, 2019

Final 1 2 3 4 T
NIU(1-2) 0 5 3 0 8
Neb(2-1) 10 20 7 7 44

PassingRushingReceiving
NIU Childers 3/5-28 Bowers 4--11 Love 1--1
Neb Vedral 3/5-30 - McQuitty 1-8

Player News

Ross Bowers QB: Bowers went 25-for-44 for 248... Sep 15, 1:42AM

Marcus Childers QB: Childers went 3-for-5 for 28... Sep 15, 1:39AM

Daniel Crawford TE: Crawford had five catches for... Sep 15, 1:36AM

Jordan Nettles RB: Nettles had nine carries for... Sep 15, 1:34AM

Tre Harbison RB: Harbison had 12 carries for... Sep 15, 1:30AM

Last 5 Games

Date Team Result
Sat, Sep 14 @Nebraska L, 44-8 Boxscore Recap
Sat, Sep 7 @Utah L, 35-17 Boxscore Recap
Sat, Aug 31 Illinois State W, 24-10 Boxscore Recap

Next 5 Games

Date Team Time
Sat, Sep 28 @Vanderbilt 12:00PM EDT Preview
Sat, Oct 5 Ball State 1:00PM EDT Preview
Sat, Oct 12 @Ohio 3:30PM EDT Preview
Sat, Oct 19 @Miami (OH) 2:30PM EDT Preview
Sat, Oct 26 Akron 3:30PM EDT Preview