MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) -- Garrett Wolfe, the nation's Division I
rushing leader, ran for a career-high 353 yards and three
touchdowns Saturday night as Northern Illinois beat Ball State
Wolfe, whose previous high was 325 yards at Eastern Michigan two
years ago, raised his total to 1,181 yards in five games this
season and his career yardage to 4,417, tops among all active
The Huskies (3-2, 2-1 Mid-American Conference) and Cardinals
(1-4, 1-1) were tied at 14 at halftime, but Northern Illinois broke
the game open in the third quarter with 16 points, including a
48-yard touchdown run by Wolfe.
Wolfe also scored Northern's first touchdown, a 51-yarder in the
first quarter, and the last on a 53-yard run early in the final
period. A 37-yard field goal by Chris Nendick pushed the Huskies'
lead to 40-14 before Ball State scored twice in the final 5 minutes
on TD passes from Nate Davis to Terry Moss for 41 yards and Darius
Hill for 13 yards.
Davis, who had two earlier touchdown passes, was 27-of-38 for
298 yards. Northern's Phil Horvath was 20-of-28 for 252 yards and
The game was halted for about 40 minutes in the first half by
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