| Nov 4, 2014
| 5:15 PM
TV/radio: 7 p.m. Wednesday; ESPN2, WIND-AM 560.
Line: NIU by 31/2 .
Records: Northern Illinois 6-2, 3-1 MAC; Ball State 3-5, 2-2.
Last meeting: NIU won 48-27 on Nov. 13, 2013, in DeKalb.
On the offensive: NIU quarterback Drew Hare is second in the...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 8:51 PM
There are dozens of college football programs that would love to be bowl-eligible before the winter's first significant snowfall.
Northern Illinois has come to expect an early opportunity for a bowl bid, even though such a postseason invitation never is...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 9:49 PM
Special effects: The Huskies deployed a new place-kicker in freshman Christian Hagan and he converted all five of his PAT attempts. Tyler Wedel, who previously had been handling that duty and punting, landed five punts inside the 20.
| Nov 5, 2014
| 9:55 PM
MUNCIE, Ind. — Cameron Stingily says he is embarrassed when just one defender brings him to the ground.
The powerful 240-pound tailback had nothing to be embarrassed about Wednesday night as he rushed for 148 yards and three touchdowns while...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 5:13 PM
The Huskies (7-2, 4-1) handled their business at Ball State with a 35-21 victory to set up Tuesday night's Mid-American Conference West showdown with first-place Toledo (6-3, 5-0) in DeKalb.
Cameron Stingily rushed for 148 yards,...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 4:44 PM
TV/radio: 7 p.m., Tuesday; ESPN2, WIND-AM 560.
Records: Toledo 6-3, 5-0 MAC; Northern Illinois 7-2, 4-1.
Last meeting: NIU won 35-17 on Nov. 20, 2013, at Toledo.
On the offensive: The Huskies offense has scored 14 of its last 15...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 10:10 PM
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...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 5:05 PM
The Huskies (8-2, 5-1) remain in control of their destiny in the Mid-American Conference West race after defeating Toledo (6-3, 5-1), 27-24 Tuesday night in DeKalb. NIU travels to Ohio on Tuesday night before winding up the regular season Nov. 28 at...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 7:14 PM
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...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 5:21 PM
CHAMPAIGN — Once assistant coaches together at Ohio State and then rival head coaches in the Mid-American Conference, Illinois coach Tim Beckman and Purdue coach Darrell Hazell know each other well.
"I've coached with Darrell, and a lot of guys on...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 8:14 PM
CINCINNATI — Gunner Kiel threw for a school record-tying six touchdown passes - each one to a different receiver - in his first collegiate start as the Bearcats overwhelmed Toledo 58-34 Friday night.
Cincinnati (1-0) led 34-0 early in the second...