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  • Grading NIU's performance against Ohio

    By defeating Ohio 21-14 Tuesday night, the Huskies (9-2, 6-1 MAC) did their part to set up a high-stakes regular-season finale Nov. 28 against Western Michigan in Kalamazoo, Mich. In the meantime, the Broncos (7-3, 5-1) will try to get past Central...
  • Countdown to high school football kickoff

    Countdown to high school football kickoff
    1. Game away from 400 as a head coach for Mount Carmel’s Frank Lenti, who is second all-time in wins (339) and first in state titles (11). 2. Heisman Trophy winners who played high school football in Illinois. Evanston’s Clint Frank and...
  • Saturday's matchup: Northern Illinois at Eastern Michigan

    Saturday's matchup: Northern Illinois at Eastern Michigan
    Radio: Noon Saturday; WIND-AM 560, WCPT-FM 92.5. Line: NIU by 21. Records: Northern Illinois 5-2, 2-1 MAC; Eastern Michigan 2-5, 1-2. Last meeting: NIU won 59-20 on Oct. 26, 2013, in DeKalb. On the offensive: The Huskies lead the MAC and are fifth...
  • NIU pulls out 28-17 win over Eastern Michigan

    NIU pulls out 28-17 win over Eastern Michigan
    YPSILANTI, Mich. -- Quarterback Drew Hare rushed for 166 yards and a touchdown and Joel Bouagnon scored the go-ahead touchdown on a 24-yard run to lead Northern Illinois to a shaky 28-17 victory over Eastern Michigan on Saturday afternoon at Rynearson...
  • Grading NIU's performance vs. Eastern Michigan

    Grading NIU's performance vs. Eastern Michigan
    Northern Illinois is bowl eligible for the seventh straight season after surviving a scare at Eastern Michigan on Saturday. The Huskies beat the Eagles 28-17 to improve to 6-2 overall and 3-1 in the MAC. They play next on Nov. 5 at Ball State. Offense:...
  • NIU fourth in MAC West in preseason poll

    NIU fourth in MAC West in preseason poll
    An improving Northern Illinois men’s basketball team is picked to finish fourth in the Mid-American West Division in a preseason poll released Tuesday. The Huskies, coming off a turnaround 15-17 season, return their top six scorers and 10 letter...
  • Saturday's matchup: Miami (Ohio) at NIU

    Saturday's matchup: Miami (Ohio) at NIU
    Radio: 4 p.m. Saturday; WIND-AM 560, WCPT-FM 92.5. Line: NIU by 13. Records: Northern Illinois 4-2, 1-1 MAC; Miami 1-6, 1-2. Last meeting: Miami won 26-21 for the MAC championship game on Dec. 3, 2010 in Detroit. On the offensive: NIU has averaged...
  • Northern Illinois not taking Eastern Michigan lightly

     Northern Illinois not taking Eastern Michigan lightly
    Winning has not come easily of late for Northern Illinois, yet the Huskies should come away with a victory Saturday at Eastern Michigan. The Eagles dropped to 2-5 and 1-2 in the Mid-American Conference with their 36-14 loss Saturday at Massachusetts....
  • Jerry Kill has brought Minnesota back to life

     Jerry Kill has brought Minnesota back to life
    Even Jerry Kill would have been skeptical. The Minnesota coach's collection of doubters was vast after he was hired from Northern Illinois and brought along a resume that included stops at Saginaw Valley, Emporia State and, as much of a successful...
  • C-USA, MAC eager to send teams to new Boca Raton Bowl

    C-USA, MAC eager to send teams to new Boca Raton Bowl
    Atop a dais, Britton Banowsky and Jon Steinbrecher smiled as they each shared their excitement for the inaugural Boca Raton Bowl. Banowsky, the commissioner of Conference USA, said the Boca Raton Bowl, which will be played Dec. 23 at FAU Stadium, has...
  • NIU takeaways

    Tortoise and Hare: After being questioned about his lack of running options in last week's loss to Central Michigan, NIU quarterback Drew Hare ran wild against Miami. Hare rushed for 118 yards and a touchdown in the first half, finishing with 180 yards...