NORTHERN ILLINOIS HUSKIES NEWS

Miami (Ohio) beats Northern Illinois 60-55

DEKALB, Ill. (AP) Will Sullivan scored 14 points, made four free throws in the closing seconds and Miami (Ohio) won for the first time on the road with a 60-55 victory over Northern Illinois on Saturday. Northern Illinois' Anthony Johnson scored five straight points to tie it at 54 with 2:08 to play. Eric Washington answered with a layup to give the Redhawks a 56-54 lead. Darrell...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  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
5 days ago  |  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
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Northern Illinois beats UC Riverside 72-67 in OT

DEKALB, Ill. (AP) Anthony Johnson had 18 points, Travon Baker scored seven of his 15 in overtime and Northern Illinois beat UC Riverside 72-67 on Friday night. Baker had a 3-pointer early in overtime and made two pairs of free throws in the final 34 seconds with each trip to the line extending the Huskies (6-5) lead to four. Johnson pulled NIU into the lead from a 56-52 deficit...
Via AP on Fox
24 days ago  |  Discuss

N. Illinois defeats Hampton 83-51 to stay perfect at home

DEKALB, Ill. (AP) Darrell Bowie scored 22 points - one shy of his career best - and Aaron Armstead added 12 points with a career-high eight steals as Northern Illinois defeated Hampton 83-51 on Monday night. Bowie hit 6 of 12 from the floor along with 9 of 11 at the foul line as the Huskies (5-5) remained unbeaten in five games at home. Dwight Meikle led the Pirates (6-7) with 18...
Via AP on Fox
28 days ago  |  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

Boca Raton Bowl Capsule

Northern Illinois (11-2) vs. Marshall (12-1), 6 p.m. (ESPN) Line: Marshall by 11. Series Record: Northern Illinois leads 4-3. WHAT'S AT STAKE A win would give Marshall bowl victories in consecutive seasons for the first time since 2001-02. Northern Illinois' senior class has 46 victories, and with another win, the group will set a school record for victories by any class. KEY MATCHUP...
Via AP on Fox
December 22, 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 vs Bowling Green again in MAC

DETROIT (AP) Northern Illinois has two scores to settle in the Mid-American Conference championship game. The Huskies are facing Bowling Green for the second straight season on Friday night. A year ago, Northern Illinois came into Ford Field with a 12-0 record and hoping for a second-straight BCS berth, only to be blown out 47-27 by the Falcons. ''There are a lot of kids on our...
Via AP on Fox
December 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Northern Illinois gets by Maine 61-56

DEKALB, Illinois (AP) Michael Orris scored 18 points and Darrell Bowie added 16 to help Northern Illinois beat Maine 61-56 on Sunday. Aaric Armstead and Orris hit back-to-back 3-pointers at the 10:15 mark, sparking a 28-2 run to seal it for Northern Illinois (3-1). Marko Pirovic hit a 3 to give Maine a 54-33 lead with 10:43 to play. The Black Bears then made 1 of 12 from the field...
Via AP on Fox
November 30, 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

UND Splits with SCSU

The University of North Dakota hasn't had a series sweep against St. Cloud State Huskies at the Herb Brooks National Hockey Center since the 1998-99 season. With Friday's 3-1 loss, UND will leave St. Cloud with that streak still intact. On Friday night, junior forward Jonny Brodzinski was nothing short of amazing. UND had no answer for the Huskies power forward who scored (2g-1a—3pts...
Via Goon's World
November 23, 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

Hare leads N. Illinois to 28-17 win over E. Mich.

YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) Drew Hare ran for 166 yards and passed for 44 yards to lead Northern Illinois to a 28-17 win over Eastern Michigan on Saturday. Northern Illinois (6-2, 3-1 Mid-American Conference) held a 14-10 advantage at the half. Reginald Bell, Jr., who finished with 257 total yards, scored from the 4 to give EMU (2-6, 1-3) a 17-14 lead at the start of the final quarter...
Via AP on Fox
October 25, 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
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