| 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...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 4:48 PM
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...
| 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 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
| 8:34 PM
Despite giving up the night's first 15 points, Norfolk State advanced to the championship game of a four-team event in Jersey City, N.J., by rallying past St. Francis of Brooklyn, N.Y., 72-70 in overtime.
The game was part of the Barclays Center...
| 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...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 10:08 AM
First collegiate starts
Tara Tralewski, a freshman volleyball player at Central College (Wis.), had 36 digs in two matches against Aurora and Wisconsin Lutheran Saturday in the NACC/IIAC Crossover tournament in Milwaukee.
Tralewski is a Naperville...