Through 3 Quarters
The Kent State Golden Flashes were expected to win this one, and they are just one quarter away from fulfilling that expectation. After three quarters it’s looking more and more like their high-powered offense is just too much for the Northern Illinois Huskies as Kent State lead 45-27.
The Golden Flashes have been riding high on the performance of QB Dustin Crum, who has passed for two TDs and 250 yards on 25 attempts in addition to rushing for two TDs and 47 yards. The team has gotten extra help from defensive menace S Dean Clark and his nine tackles.
NIU has been led by WR Trayvon Rudolph, who so far has caught ten passes for three TDs and 247 yards.
Northern Illinois @ Kent State
Current Records: Northern Illinois 6-2; Kent State 4-4
What to Know
After two games on the road, the Kent State Golden Flashes are heading back home. The Golden Flashes and the Northern Illinois Huskies will face off in a Mid-American battle at 7 p.m. ET Wednesday at Dix Stadium. The defensive coordinators will surely put in extra hours ahead of this contest since these teams’ offenses combined for 1,015 yards two weeks ago.
After constant struggles on the road, Kent State has finally found some success away from home. They were able to grind out a solid win over the Ohio Bobcats two weeks ago, winning 34-27. It was another big night for Kent State’s QB Dustin Crum, who passed for one TD and 257 yards on 31 attempts in addition to rushing for one TD and 93 yards.
Meanwhile, the Central Michigan Chippewas typically have all the answers at home, but two weeks ago NIU proved too difficult a challenge. NIU won a game that couldn’t have been any closer, slipping by CMU 39-38. The Huskies’ success was spearheaded by the efforts of WR Trayvon Rudolph, who caught…