Northern Illinois 48, Ball State 27—FINAL
Northern Illinois (10-0, 6-0 Mid-American) scored 21 points in the final six minutes of play to turn a tight one into a convincing 48-27 win over visiting Ball State (9-2, 6-1).
The Huskies, who got 468 yards of total offense and four total touchdowns from quarterback Jordan Lynch, kept alive their hopes of returning to the BCS for the second straight season.
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