Team Stats

  • Total Yards

    • NIU524
    • 260KENT
  • Turnovers

    • NIU3
    • 2KENT
  • Possession

    NIUKENT
    26:5937:25
  • 1st Downs

    • NIU25
    • 17KENT

Game Information

Coverage: ESPN2
Attendance: 18,132
12/1/2012 Associated Press

Lynch, N. Illinois top Kent St. in MAC title game

Jordan Lynch ran for three touchdowns, including a 2-yarder in the second overtime, and Demetrius Stone's interception in the end zone gave Northern Illinois a 44-37 victory over Kent State in a stirring Mid-American Conference championship game.

Scoring Summary

1234OTT
Northern Illinois3141071044
Kent State100321337
first QuarterNIUKENT
TD
8:57
Dri Archer rush for 15 yards for a TOUCHDOWN.
kentst drive: 3 plays 22 yards, 00:52 kentst td, 0:52
06
XP
8:57
Freddy Cortez extra point GOOD.
kentst drive: 3 plays 22 yards, 00:52 kentst td, 0:52
07
FG
5:06
Freddy Cortez 37 yard field goal GOOD.
kentst drive: 6 plays 16 yards, 02:13 kentst fg, 2:13
010
FG
0:14
Mathew Sims 27 yard field goal GOOD.
northernil drive: 14 plays 65 yards, 04:52 northernil fg, 4:52
310
second QuarterNIUKENT
TD
11:03
Jordan Lynch pass complete to Martel Moore for 14 yards for a TOUCHDOWN.
northernil drive: 6 plays 59 yards, 02:24 northernil td, 2:24
910
XP
11:03
Mathew Sims extra point GOOD.
northernil drive: 6 plays 59 yards, 02:24 northernil td, 2:24
1010
TD
5:53
Akeem Daniels rush for 1 yard for a TOUCHDOWN.
northernil drive: 12 plays 58 yards, 03:44 northernil td, 3:44
1610
XP
5:53
Mathew Sims extra point GOOD.
northernil drive: 12 plays 58 yards, 03:44 northernil td, 3:44
1710
third QuarterNIUKENT
FG
10:46
Freddy Cortez 24 yard field goal GOOD.
kentst drive: 8 plays 46 yards, 04:14 kentst fg, 4:14
1713
TD
7:26
Jordan Lynch rush for 1 yard for a TOUCHDOWN.
northernil drive: 10 plays 75 yards, 03:20 northernil td, 3:20
2313
XP
7:26
Mathew Sims extra point GOOD.
northernil drive: 10 plays 75 yards, 03:20 northernil td, 3:20
2413
FG
2:38
Mathew Sims 29 yard field goal GOOD.
northernil drive: 9 plays 43 yards, 03:03 northernil fg, 3:03
2713
fourth QuarterNIUKENT
TD
4:53
Spencer Keith rush for 5 yards for a TOUCHDOWN.
kentst drive: 8 plays 96 yards, 02:53 kentst td, 2:53
2719
XP
4:53
Freddy Cortez extra point GOOD.
kentst drive: 8 plays 96 yards, 02:53 kentst td, 2:53
2720
TD
4:38
Jordan Lynch rush, fumbled, recovered by KntSt Zack Hitchens at the NoIll 22, Zack Hitchens for 22 yards, to the NoIll 0 for a TOUCHDOWN.
northernil drive: 1 play -7 yards, 00:15 northernil fumb, 0:15
2726
XP
4:38
Freddy Cortez extra point GOOD.
northernil drive: 1 play -7 yards, 00:15 northernil fumb, 0:15
2727
TD
3:12
Jordan Lynch rush for 9 yards for a TOUCHDOWN.
northernil drive: 4 plays 75 yards, 01:26 northernil td, 1:26
3327
XP
3:12
Mathew Sims extra point GOOD.
northernil drive: 4 plays 75 yards, 01:26 northernil td, 1:26
3427
TD
0:44
Spencer Keith pass complete to Tim Erjavec for 19 yards for a TOUCHDOWN.
kentst drive: 11 plays 58 yards, 02:28 kentst td, 2:28
3433
XP
0:44
Freddy Cortez extra point GOOD.
kentst drive: 11 plays 58 yards, 02:28 kentst td, 2:28
3434
OvertimeNIUKENT
FG
Freddy Cortez 33 yard field goal GOOD.
kentst drive: 6 plays 9 yards, 00:00 kentst fg
3437
FG
Mathew Sims 40 yard field goal GOOD.
kentst drive: 4 plays 2 yards, 00:00 kentst fg
3737
second OvertimeNIUKENT
TD
Jordan Lynch rush for 2 yards for a TOUCHDOWN.
northernil drive: 2 plays 25 yards, 00:00 northernil td
4337
XP
Mathew Sims extra point GOOD.
northernil drive: 2 plays 25 yards, 00:00 northernil td
4437

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