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  • Grading NIU in MAC championship game

     Grading NIU in MAC championship game
    The Huskies played their best overall game of the season Friday night to capture the Mid-American Conference championship with a 51-17 thumping of Bowling Green. Last year NIU sputtered at the end, losing the MAC title game to the Falcons and then the...
  • Northern Illinois eagerly awaits bowl destination

    Northern Illinois eagerly awaits bowl destination
    Northern Illinois' football program continues in the right direction after capturing another Mid-American Conference championship Friday night against Bowling Green. What direction the Huskies will be headed for a bowl game will be announced Sunday....
  • Marshall to play Northern Illinois in Boca Raton Bowl

    Marshall to play Northern Illinois in Boca Raton Bowl
    Marshall quarterback Rakeem Cato is coming home for his final college football game, according to multiple reports.  Cato, who played high school football at Miami Central, will lead the Thundering Herd against Northern Illinois in the inaugral Boca...
  • Champion NIU vs. champion Marshall in Boca Raton Bowl

    Champion NIU vs. champion Marshall in Boca Raton Bowl
    Northern Illinois’ bowl matchup will feature something most others won’t: two conference champions. The Huskies, Mid-American Conference champions, will face Marshall, the Conference USA winner, in the inaugural Boca Raton Bowl on Dec. 23....
  • Orange Bowl headlines trio of South Florida games

    Orange Bowl headlines trio of South Florida games
    Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen and Georgia Tech coach Paul Johnson have a lot of mutual respect for one another. The two coaches on Sunday noted that they haven't crossed paths much during their careers. That will change later this month when...
  • Miramar's Miller recommits to FAU

    Miramar's Miller recommits to FAU
    Herbert Miller knew his decision would surprise people. Late Monday night, Miller, a safety at Miramar High, announced on his Twitter account that he had recommitted to FAU. Miller had been committed to Northern Illinois for the last five months...
  • Northern Illinois in protection mode in tight MAC West race

    With two regular-season games remaining, Northern Illinois is in protection mode — trying to safeguard its precarious position in the Mid-American Conference West while continuing to protect its quarterback. "You keep winning, each game gets...
  • Tuesday's matchup: Northern Illinois at Ohio

    Tuesday's matchup: Northern Illinois at Ohio
    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...
  • Northern Illinois survives cold road test 21-14 against Ohio

     Northern Illinois survives cold road test 21-14 against Ohio
    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...
  • 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...
  • NIU visits Western Michigan with MAC West title on the line

    NIU visits Western Michigan with MAC West title on the line
    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...