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  • Drew Hare gives NIU surprise lift, steers Huskies to Boca Raton Bowl

    WEST PALM BEACH — One of the biggest question marks coming into the 2014 college football season for Northern Illinois head coach Rod Carey was how he and the Huskies were going to replace quarterback Jordan Lynch, who finished third in the...
  • Tuesday's bowl games: Boca Raton and Poinsettia

    Tuesday's bowl games: Boca Raton and Poinsettia
    Boca Raton Bowl MARSHALL (12-1) VS. NORTHERN ILLINOIS (11-2) Time: 3 p.m. PST. Location: Boca Raton, Fla. TV: ESPN. The buzz: This one is essentially a showdown between the top Group of Five teams left out of a major bowl. Marshall quarterback...
  • Marshall's Rakeem Cato eager to score home win in Boca Raton Bowl

    WEST PALM BEACH — When quarterback Rakeem Cato takes the field for Marshall Tuesday night against Northern Illinois University in the inaugural Boca Bowl at FAU Stadium, he will be making his final appearance as a college athlete. The Miami...
  • Boca Raton Bowl matchup: Northern Illinois vs. Marshall

     Boca Raton Bowl matchup: Northern Illinois vs. Marshall
    TV/radio: 5 p.m., Tuesday, ESPN, AM 560 WIND Line: Marshall by 9 1/2. Records: Marshall (12-1), Northern Illinois (11-2). Last meeting: Marshall won 37-15 on Oct. 6, 2001, in DeKalb. On the offensive: Marshall ranks sixth in the country in rushing...
  • Record-setting Rakeem Cato leads Marshall to win in Boca Raton Bowl

    BOCA RATON — Marshall quarterback Rakeem Cato did not make any spectacular plays during Tuesday's inaugural Boca Raton Bowl, which served as his final college game. Instead, Cato made smart play after smart play and did not make any mistakes...
  • Grading NIU's performance against Marshall

    Grading NIU's performance against Marshall
    Northern Illinois dropped its third straight bowl game because it had no answer for Marshall's quarterback-receiver tandem of Rakeem Cato and Tommy Shuler. What figured to be an entertaining shootout Tuesday night saw the Huskies stumble repeatedly in the...
  • Marshall routs Northern Illinois 52-23 in Boca Raton Bowl

    Marshall routs Northern Illinois 52-23 in Boca Raton Bowl
    BOCA RATON, Fla. — Rakeem Cato performed as advertised Tuesday night, leading Marshall to a resounding 52-23 shellacking of Northern Illinois in the inaugural Boca Raton Bowl. Cato completed 25 of 37 passes for 281 yards and three touchdowns,...
  • Northern Illinois tackle Tyler Loos displays rare determination

    Northern Illinois tackle Tyler Loos displays rare determination
    WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Tyler Loos is a very large young man whose size is matched only by his enormous pain threshold, unwavering mental toughness and boundless determination. The 6-foot 5, 303-pound redshirt senior left tackle for Northern...
  • NIU has trouble applying the finishing touch

    BOCA RATON, Fla. — When it comes to winning conference championships and advancing to bowl games, Northern Illinois has had a pretty successful pattern going. Winning those bowl games, however, has become problematic. The Huskies were shredded...
  • Monday's local college basketball roundup: Virginia men rise to No. 3 in AP poll; HU men lose, but VCU wins

    Men’s basketball: Virginia moved up two spots to third in the latest Associated Press Top 25 poll. The Cavaliers (11-0) conclude their non-conference schedule when they host Davidson (9-1) at 6 p.m. Tuesday. Kentucky (13-0) earned all 65 first-...
  • Northern Illinois moving up with victory over Toledo

    Northern Illinois moving up with victory over Toledo
    DEKALB — Northern Illinois thought it had Toledo right where it wanted the Rockets on Tuesday night. Northern Illinois held on to defeat Toledo 27-24 for a fifth straight time to move into a tie for first place in the Mid-American Conference...