| 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 28, 2014
| 11:27 AM
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...
| 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...