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Broncos scores late TD, beat Huskies

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

The Western Michigan Broncos defeated the Northern Illinois Huskies on Tuesday night. The Broncos defeated the Huskies, 28-21, at Waldo Stadium in Kalamazoo, Michigan.

The Broncos improved to 7-5 on the season. They are now 5-3 in conference play.

Western Michigan is the second-best team in the Mid-American Conference West Division, trailing the Northern Illinois Huskies. The win snapped their three-game losing streak.

Former Western Michigan quarterback Zach Terrell hands the ball off to running back Jamauri Bogan in the Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic
Zach Terrell hands the ball off to Jamauri Bogan in the Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic (Getty Images)

The Huskies fell to 7-5 on the season. They are now 6-2 within the conference.

Northern Illinois has lost their past two games. The two-game losing streak snapped a six-game win streak.

Despite the two straight losses, the Huskies will be playing in the Mid-American Conference Championship game against an opponent to be determined on November 30th at 7 pm on ESPN2. They will be playing at Ford Field in Detroit, Michigan.

Broncos quarterback Kaleb Eleby went 19 of 35 for 285 yards.

Jamauri Bogan had 14 carries for 63 yards and two touchdowns. LeVante Bellamy had 15 carries for 52 yards. Eleby had eight carries for -23 yards and a touchdown.

D’Wayne Eskridge had six receptions for 123 yards. Jayden Reed had six receptions for 85 yards. Giovanni Ricci had three receptions for 35 yards. Keishawn Watson had two receptions for 22 yards.

Huskies quarterback Marcus Childers went 14 of 21 for 156 yards. He also had one touchdown and two interceptions.

Childers also had 22 carries for 53 yards and a touchdown. Tre Harbison had 16 carries for 43 yards.

Spencer Tears had six receptions for 84 yards and a touchdown. Jauan Wesley had two receptions for 32 yards. D.J. Brown had five receptions for 30 yards.

Western Michigan scored 15 points in the second half. Eleby scored on a two-yard rushing touchdown. Eleby then hit Reed for a two-point conversion.

Bogan scored on a one-yard rushing touchdown.

Northern Illinois scored 14 points in the second half. Childers scored on a one-yard rushing touchdown.

Sutton Smith scored on an 85-yard fumble return for a touchdown.

The Broncos had a 13-7 halftime lead. Bogan scored on a two-yard rushing touchdown. Gavin Peddie also made two field goals, as he connected on a 42-yard field goal and a 45-yard field goal.

Huskies’ Childers hit Tears for a 58-yard touchdown reception.

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