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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

The Northern Illinois Huskies defeated the Ball State Cardinals, 63-17, on Thursday night at Brigham Field at Huskie Stadium in DeKalb, Illinois.

The Huskies improved to 7-3 on the season. Ball State fell to 2-9 on the year.

Huskies quarterback Marcus Childers went 10 of 22 for 141 yards and four touchdowns.

Marcus Childers (Getty Images)

Marcus Childers (Getty Images)

Childers hit Shane Wimann for a four-yard touchdown. He also hit Jordan Huff for a 24-yard touchdown.

Mitchell Brinkman also caught a five-yard touchdown reception from Childers. He also threw a 19-yard touchdown reception to Christian Blake.

Backup quarterback Daniel Santacaterina also came in and went 1 of 2 for 70 yards and a touchdown. He hit Jauan Wesley for a 70-yard touchdown.

Huff had 57 yards and six carries. He also had a 24-yard reception. He had a 35-yard rushing touchdown.

D.J. Brown also had four carries for 19 yards. He scored on a six-yard touchdown.

Wesley led the team with 70 receiving yards. Chad Beebe was second with three receptions for 36 yards.

Huskies special teamer Jackson Abresch had a special night. After the first blocked punt, Abresch recovered it and returned it for a 13-yard touchdown.

Following the second blocked punt, Abresch recovered it in the end zone for a touchdown.

Cardinals quarterback Drew Pitt went 9 of 14 for 89 yards and a touchdown. He threw a 23-yard touchdown to Riley Miller.

Caleb Huntley had 22 carries for 7- yards. Malik Dunner added five carries for 26 yards and a touchdown.

Dunner scored on a four-yard touchdown.

Khalil Newton had six receptions for 80 yards. Justin Hall added eight receptions for 48 yards. Miller had two receptions for 28 yards and the touchdown.

Kicker Morgan Hagee also made a 21-yard field goal.

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