NORTHERN ILLINOIS HUSKIES NEWS

Northern Illinois beats Ball State 71-67 in overtime

MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) Anthony Johnson had 18 points on Friday night, and Northern Illinois closed the season with its first four-game winning streak, beating Ball State 71-67 in overtime. Johnson's 3-pointer with 1:36 left in overtime gave the Huskies (14-15, 8-10 Mid-American) the lead for good at 66-63, and Travon Baker made 5 of 8 free throws from there. Jordan Threloff added 13...
Via AP on Fox
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Buy a NIU Tailgating Ambulance—$15,000

Looking to burst onto the tailgating scene but don’t want to risk your life in some 1980s bus? If that’s you, we have the perfect alternative option: an ambulance. Currently on sale on Craigslist is a decked out Northern Illinois University ambulance loaded with decals, satellite system, and custom interior. The best part is even if you’re not an NIU fan, this can still work for...
Via Busted Coverage
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Northern Illinois sneaks by Western Michigan, 65-63

DEKALB, Ill. (AP) Aaron Armstead scored 17 points, including four of five from 3-point range, to help lead Northern Illinois past Western Michigan 65-63 on Tuesday night. After David Brown hit a pair of free throws with 2:52 left to give Western Michigan a 60-59 lead, Northern Illinois stormed back with five straight points capped by an Armstead 3-pointer which gave the Huskies...
Via AP on Fox
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Basketball Player Somehow Avoids Serious Injury By Dodging a Collapsing Basket

Northern Illinois’ Pete Rakocevic had a fairly large dunk on Saturday night and the force took down an entire hoop. During the process of the hoop collapsing Central Michigan forward John Simons somehow escaped serious injury with a quick reaction. Check out the video and do your best to not wince as the hoop nearly Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Northern Illinois beats Central Michigan 73-55

DEKALB, Ill. (AP) Aaric Armstead had 15 points and Northern Illinois beat Central Michigan 73-55, snapping the Chippewas' six-game winning streak on Saturday night. Anthony Johnson added 12 points and six assists, and Aaron Armstead scored 11 for the Panthers (12-15, 6-10 Mid-American). Braylon Rayson scored 15 for CMU (21-6, 11-5) which dropped from its lone spot atop the conference...
Via AP on Fox
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Northern Illinois edges Toledo 84-82

TOLDEO, Ohio (AP) Travon Baker scored 18 points, including a game-tying 3-pointer in the final minute, as Northern Illinois edged Toledo 84-82 on Wednesday night, snapping a three-game slide. Toledo was up 81-79 with a minute to play when Baker and Anthony Johnson sank consecutive 3s to put the Huskies back on top, and the Rockets' Julius Brown missed a 3-pointer at the buzzer to...
Via AP on Fox
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Baker helps Northern Illinois beat Miami (Ohio) 69-67

OXFORD, Ohio (AP) Travon Baker scored 16, including the game-winning layup with three seconds left, to lead Northern Illinois past Miami (Ohio) 69-67 on Wednesday night. Eric Washington hit a 3 with 2:03 left to give Miami (8-14, 3-6 Mid-American) a 67-61 lead, but Baker answered with a 3-pointer of his own and, after an turnover by the Redhawks, Aaron Armstead hit a 3 to tie it...
Via AP on Fox
February 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Northern Illinois holds off Akron comeback 64-61

DEKALB, Ill. (AP) Travon Baker, playing in his 78th consecutive start, scored 21 points, including a pair of free throws with four seconds left to play, as Northern Illinois held off Akron 64-61 for a Mid-American Conference victory Wednesday night. The Huskies (8-8, 2-3 MAC) were home after playing 3 of their first four conference games on the road and built a seven-point lead...
Via AP on Fox
January 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Northern Illinois beats Ohio 70-60

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) Aaric Armstead scored 17 points as Northern Illinois beat Ohio 70-60 in the Mid-American Conference opener for both teams on Wednesday night. Travon Baker added 15 points off the bench for the Eagles (7-5, 1-0). Pete Rakocevic had 12 points and led the team with seven boards. Jordan Threloff chipped in 11 points. The team sank 43.4 percent from the field overall...
Via AP on Fox
January 07, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Marshall Answers Northern Illinois Score With 93-Yard Kick Return for a TD

Northern Illinois got the scoring started in the inaugural edition of the Boca Raton Bowl Tuesday night with a nice seven-play, 67-yard drive that ended with Juwan Brescacin catching 19 yard pass from Drew Hare for the score. Little did the Huskies know, but that would be the last time they would lead the Thundering Herd.Because on the ensuing kickoff Deandre Reeves returned the...
Via FatManWriting
December 23, 2014  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Draft: Boca Raton Bowl – Marshall vs. Northern Illinois

The Boca Raton Bowl features a matchup between two high powered offenses looking to end the season on a winning note. Marshall is looking to rebound after a loss to Western Kentucky in the final regular season game (in what turned out to be a shootout). Northern Illinois, on the other hand, had some early season bumps but turned in a dominating performance in the MAC championship...
Via Optimum Scouting
December 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Marshall vs. Northern Illinois: Betting odds, point spread and tv info for Boca Raton Bowl

Tuesday’s Boca Raton Bowl will feature a contest between the Marshall Thundering Herd and Northern Illinois Huskies. Marshall (12-1) and Northern Illinois (11-2) will want to end their seasonw with a victory in this bowl game. Coverage of this game airs on ESPN and WatchESPN beginning at 6:00 pm ET from FAU Football Stadium in Boca Raton, FL. Conference USA winner Marshall nearly...
Via Tireball.com
December 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Northern Illinois beats Mississippi Valley State 71-64

DEKALB, Ill. (AP) Anthony Johnson scored 14 points and Northern Illinois beat Mississippi Valley State 71-64 on Tuesday. Jordan Threloff had 10 points and seven rebounds while Aaric Armstead added 10 points and six boards as Northern Illinois (4-3) shot 49 percent from the floor and outrebounded MVSU (1-9) 44-24. Jordan Washington paced Mississippi Valley State with 21 points -...
Via AP on Fox
December 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Northern Illinois routs Bowling Green for MAC title

DETROIT (AP) -- Drew Hare threw for two touchdowns and ran for one, and Northern Illinois wrested the Mid-American Conference title from Bowling Green in emphatic fashion Friday night, beating the Falcons 51-17. The Huskies (11-2) are MAC champions for the third time in four years, and they avenged a loss to Bowling Green in last season's title game, when the Falcons spoiled Northern...
Via AP on Fox
December 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Northern Illinois routs Bowling Green for MAC title

DETROIT (AP) -- Drew Hare threw for two touchdowns and ran for one, and Northern Illinois wrested the Mid-American Conference title from Bowling Green in emphatic fashion Friday night, beating the Falcons 51-17. The Huskies (11-2) are MAC champions for the third time in four years, and they avenged a loss to Bowling Green in last season's title game, when the Falcons spoiled Northern...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
December 05, 2014  |  Discuss

N Illinois routs Bowling Green 51-17 for MAC title

DETROIT (AP) Drew Hare threw for two touchdowns and ran for one, and Northern Illinois wrested the Mid-American Conference title from Bowling Green in emphatic fashion Friday night, beating the Falcons 51-17. The Huskies (11-2) are MAC champions for the third time in four years, and they avenged a loss to Bowling Green in last season's title game, when the Falcons spoiled Northern...
Via AP on Fox
December 05, 2014  |  Discuss

MAC Championship: Northern Illinois Huskies vs. Bowling Green Falcons odds, spread and info

On Friday the MAC Championship will be decided when the Northern Illinois Huskies and Bowling Green Falcons face off. Northern Illinois (10-2) enters this one 7-1 in conference play while Bowling Green (7-5) is a mere 5-3 in MAC play. Coverage of this game will air on ESPN2 and WatchESPN beginning at 7:00 pm ET from Ford Field in Detroit, MI. The Odds: Northern Illinois is a 6...
Via Tireball.com
December 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Northern Illinois tops Western Michigan 31-21

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) Drew Hare ran for Northern Illinois' final two touchdowns as the Huskies scored 24 unanswered points to defeat Western Michigan 31-21 on Friday and win a fifth consecutive Mid-American Conference West title. Hare's 2-yard run with 11:37 left gave the Huskies (10-2, 7-1) their first lead at 24-21 since Hare connected with Aregeros Turner for a 65-yard scoring...
Via AP on Fox
November 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Northern Illinois defeats Aurora 86-56

DEKALB, Ill. (AP) Jordan Threloff had 17 points and 16 rebounds to lead Northern Illinois to an 86-56 win over Division III opponent Aurora to start the season on Saturday. Aaric Armstead finished with 15 points and eight rebounds, including 7 for 7 from the free throw line and Aaron Armstead finished with 11 points. The Huskies shot 35 free throws, making 28 for 80 percent. Kyle...
Via AP on Fox
November 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Toledo Rockets at Northern Illinois Huskies: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

On Tuesday a match-up of two top MAC teams will take place when the Toledo Rockets travel to play against the Northern Illinois Huskies. Toldeo (6-3) and Northern Illinois (7-2) will each be looking to earn the win in this Tuesday match-up. Coverage of this game can be found on ESPN2 and WatchESPN beginning at 8:00 pm ET from Huskie Stadium in Dekalb, IL. The Odds: The Northern...
Via Tireball.com
November 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Stingily, Northern Illinois beat Ball State 35-21

MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) Cameron Stingily ran for 148 yards and three touchdowns in Northern Illinois's 35-21 victory over Ball State on Wednesday night. Ball State (3-6, 2-3 Mid-American) closed to 28-21 on Horactio Banks' 4-yard run with 10:31 left but, after the teams traded turnovers, Stingily scored his third touchdown - on a 2-yard run - for a 14-point lead with 2:45 remaining. Ball...
Via AP on Fox
November 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Northern Illinois Huskies at Ball State Cardinals: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

Two schools from the MAC will face off against one another tonight when the Northern Illinois Huskies travel to take on the Ball State Cardinals. It’s a relatively short trip for the Huskies (6-2) to travel to play the Cardinals (3-5). Entering this game NIU is 3-1 in conference play compared to Ball State who is 2-2. Coverage of the game between Northern Illinois and Ball State...
Via Tireball.com
November 05, 2014  |  Discuss

How mighty have fallen: From Heisman finalist to pregame show?

Remember Jordan Lynch? A year ago, Lynch was breaking national records as Northern Illinois' quarterback. He was seven weeks away from being named a Heisman Trophy finalist. On Saturday, Lynch was out of football and busy signing autographs at a pub and grille in NIU's hometown of DeKalb, Ill., before the Huskies' game with the visiting Miami RedHawks. Last season, Lynch set NCAA...
Via Fox Sports
October 18, 2014  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Northern Illinois's Quarterback is an All-American Kind of Guy

Northern Illinois quarterback Drew Hare has had the tough task of replacing Jordan Lynch this season. While his style of play is different the results have been the same. Going in to Saturday's contest with Arkansas the Huskies are undefeated at 3-0.So it is probably safe to assume that he is pretty well liked among the fan base, but for those who want more than wins from their QBs...
Via FatManWriting
September 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Northern Illinois Huskies at Arkansas Razorbacks: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

On Saturday the Northern Illinois Huskies will face off against the Arkansas Razorbacks. Norther Illinois (3-0) has jumped out to a nice start this season but they will not want to look past Arkansas (2-1) who continues to show improvement. Coverage of the game between Northern Illinois and Arkansas will air on ESPNU and WatchESPN beginning at 7:00 pm ET from Razorbacks Stadium in...
Via Tireball.com
September 19, 2014  |  Discuss
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