S. Florida beats N. Illinois in International Bowl

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TORONTO (AP) - Mike Ford ran for a career-high 207 yards and
scored one touchdown, B.J. Daniels threw two scoring passes to A.J.
Love, and South Florida beat Northern Illinois 27-3 in the
International Bowl on Saturday.

Carlton Mitchell caught six passes for 94 yards for the Bulls,
who won back-to-back bowls for the first time. South Florida beat
Memphis 41-14 in last year's St. Petersburg Bowl, part of a streak
of five straight bowl appearances.

South Florida scored 24 unanswered points in the second half
after the teams traded field goals in a dreary first half.

Ford had just one carry in the first half, an 18-yard gain in
the second quarter. He broke out in the third, rushing 12 times for
106 yards, then capped his day with a 24-yard scoring run in the
final quarter.