| Nov 17, 2014
| 9:03 PM
TV/radio: 7 p.m. Tuesday; ESPNU, WIND-AM 560, WCPT-FM 92.5.
Line: NIU by 4.
Records: NIU 8-2, 5-1 MAC; Ohio 5-5, 3-3.
Last meeting: NIU won 23-20 on Dec. 2, 2011, in the MAC championship game in Detroit.
On the offensive: The Huskies are tied...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 9:57 PM
ATHENS, Ohio — This is how Northern Illinois can win the West: simply beat Western Michigan in the season-finale Nov. 28.
The Huskies (9-2, 6-1 MAC) retained control of their Mid-American Conference West destiny Tuesday night when they hung on...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 5:40 PM
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...
| Nov 27, 2014
| 7:26 PM
In this final weekend of the regular season, Northern Illinois, Western Michigan and Toledo remain in the race for the MAC West championship.
But the Huskies (9-2, 6-1) hold the trump card. A victory over Western Michigan (8-3, 6-1) on Friday at Waldo...
| Nov 28, 2014
| 3:30 PM
KALAMAZOO, Mich. — P.J. Fleck says he bleeds brown and gold now that he is the second-year coach at Western Michigan.
The former Northern Illinois wide receiver and assistant coach sounded especially disappointed after watching his Broncos fall to...
| Nov 28, 2014
| 4:32 PM
Big D: The Huskies came up big when it counted, forcing six turnovers against Western Michigan. Perez Ford, Sean Folliard, Ben Compton and William Lee each recorded a sack. Albert Smalls and Dechan Durante had interceptions. Ford, Folliard, Brandon Mays...
| Nov 30, 2014
| 4:54 PM
It's an amazing time of year, the holiday season.
It's a time to reflect on where we've been, where we're going to and what it is we should be thankful for.
And all I can say, after about five minutes of deep reflection, is we live in the absolute...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 5:33 PM
Like real estate, everything about a college football head coaching job comes down to three things: Location, location, location.
The value of each victory depends largely on where a head coach works. Losses tax each guy's career differently. You always...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 5:40 PM
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...
| Oct 25, 2014
| 1:50 PM
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...
| Oct 26, 2014
| 3:11 PM
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.