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Martel Moore caught eight passes for 224 yards and a touchdown Sunday night, and Northern Illinois rallied for a 38-20 victory over Arkansas State in the GoDaddy.com Bowl.
The Huskies trailed 13-0 late in the first quarter, but the Mid-American Conference champions scored 31 straight points on the way to their ninth straight victory. It was the third time this season Northern Illinois (11-3) rallied from a double-digit deficit to win.
Arkansas State (10-3) had its nine-game winning streak broken. The Sun Belt champions couldn't overcome five turnovers -- including three interceptions thrown by Ryan Aplin.
NIU's Chandler Harnish completed 18 of 36 passes for 274 yards and two touchdowns in his final college game. Moore's 224 yards receiving were the third-most in a game in school history.
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Martel Moore caught eight passes for 224 yards and a touchdown, and Northern Illinois rallied for a 38-20 victory over Arkansas State in the GoDaddy.com Bowl on Sunday night. The Huskies trailed 13-0 late in the first quarter, but the Mid-American Conference champions scored 31 unanswered points on the way to their ninth straight victory.
But first, task at hand is for NIU QB to lead Huskies to victory in GoDaddy.com BowlForemost, Chandler Harnish wants to enhance his legacy as a winner.
The Northern Illinois University football team defeated Arkansas State, 38-20, in the 2012 GoDaddy.com Bowl at Ladd-Pebbles Stadium Sunday night.
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