No. 24 N Illinois rolls to 49-7 win against EMU

No. 24 N Illinois rolls to 49-7 win against EMU
November 23, 2012, 4:21 pm
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Northern Illinois running back Akeem Daniels (3) breaks away from Eastern Michigan's Dustin Creel for a touchdown during the first quarter of an NCAA college football game in Ypsilanti, Mich., Friday, Nov. 23, 2012. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

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YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) Akeem Daniels scored a career-best four touchdowns and No. 24 Northern Illinois ended its regular season with its 11th straight victory, 49-7 against Eastern Michigan on a cold and snowy Saturday.

Daniels finished with a career-best 112 yards on 12 carries as the Huskies (11-1, 8-0) ended a perfect run through the Mid-American Conference and set the stage for next week's title game against No. 23 Kent State.

Northern Illinois scored six straight touchdowns after Eagles (2-10, 1-7) tied the game late in the first quarter.