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Northern Illinois rallies to beat Kansas 30-23

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DEKALB, Ill. (AP) - Northern Illinois rallied from a 23-13 fourth quarter deficit to defeat Kansas 30-23 Saturday afternoon. The Huskies (3-1) victory moved its home field winning streak to 17 games, while the Jayhawks (1-3) lost their 14th straight road contest.

Northern Illinois running back Leighton Settle scored on a 2-yard run with 4:33 left to cap a 53-yard drive and the Huskies 17-point fourth quarter.

Quarterback Jordan Lynch had a career high 134 yards on 22 carries, his third 100-plus rushing game of the season. Lynch also completed 23-35 passes for 235 yards as Northern Illinois amassed 455 total yards on the offensive side of the ball.

For Kansas, James Sims rushed 18 times, totaling 91 yards and two touchdowns.

The Jayhawks entered the contest with a two game losing streak, while Northern Illinois had won its previous two contests.

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