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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
5 days ago  |  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
16 days ago  |  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

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

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

Drew Hare: NIU finds Jordan Lynch successor vs Northwestern

There’s nothing quite like the Northwestern secondary to cure what ails ya. In Drew Hare, NIU’s third quarterback to play in Evanston that day, the Huskies have found the guy to replace Jordan Lynch. Hare fired two touchdown tosses to Da’Ron Brown, the second of which was by far the most aesthetically pleasing play of the entire game. Although that’s not saying much when...
Via The Sports Bank
September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

UConn’s Husky Mascot Does The Ice Bucket Challenge And It Was Cute

Via YouTube: “Jonathan XIV accepts the ALS #IceBucketChallenge from Mission at Northern Illinois University and challenges Uga IX from the University of Georgia” The post UConn’s Husky Mascot Does The Ice Bucket Challenge And It Was Cute appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Hot or Not: NIU’s New Black & White Bball Court

I must say if Northern Illinois University’s goal was to have one of the most interesting basketball courts in NCAA hoops, they’ve succeeded. Note: peep the Huskie eyes over the mid-court logo. The finished product… #NIUCourtPuzzle pic.twitter.com/VOPMPyUNN3 — NIU Huskie Athletics (@NIUAthletics) August 19, 2014 H/T: FTW
Via BlackSportsOnline
August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Northern Illinois To Wear Corn-Themed Jerseys For Charity

Normally wearing a special jersey and auctioning it off for charity is a gimmick reserved for minor league teams, but the Northern Illinois Huskies are going to be doing just that for their opener against Presbyterian. The proceeds from the corn-themed jerseys celebrating their agricultural roots will be sent to three different charities. [Coaching Search] The post Northern Illinois...
Via Diehardsport
August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Today, NIU Huskies football begins life after Jordan Lynch

Jordan Lynch was arguably the greatest player in NIU football history. You’d have to put the former Northern Illinois quarterback in the discussion for the MAC all-time Mt. Rushmore, if you don’t have him there already. But again, and it pains me that I have to say this in the first place, he’s not a NFL player. He may catch on with a practice squad somewhere, but if he makes...
Via The Sports Bank
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

The Replacements: MAC loses stars with Jordan Lynch, Tyler Tettleton gone.

It seems like this year there is an epic clearout at the quarterback position throughout the FBS, with seniors graduating and juniors (and sophomores) declaring. Not just any old quarterback either – multi-year starters who have been the face of their franchise. So, who’s in the battle for the thankless job of replacing these stars?   Keith Wenning, Ball State Certainly not...
Via Universal Takeover Sports Network
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Late run lifts N. Illinois over Miami (Ohio) 53-41

Northern Illinois trailed for most of the game until a Travon Baker 3-pointer put the Huskies over the top en route to a 53-41 victory over Miami (Ohio) Tuesday night. Baker's deep basket for the lead came in the midst of a 15-0 run midway through the second half. Aaron Armstead reeled off the first eight points of the run with back-to-back 3-pointers and a layup to slice a...
Via AP on Fox
February 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Northern Illinois over Bethune-Cookman 65-51

Darrell Bowie scored 11 points and grabbed nine rebounds to lead Northern Illinois to a 65-51 victory over Bethune-Cookman on Friday night. Aaric Armstead had 11 points with five rebounds for the Huskies and Aaron Armstead came off the bench to add 10. The Huskies (6-6) started the game with an 8-0 run and went into the break leading 33-22. A Pete Rakocevic layup at 5:04 in the...
Via AP on Fox
January 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Utah State Too Much For Jordan Lynch and the NIU Huskies in the Poinsettia Bowl

Thursday night's Poinsettia Bowl pitted one of the top defenses in the nation--Utah State--against one of the best offenses--Northern Illinois--leaving fans with one question to be answered before the night was over: which is worth more?@visitsandiego/TwitterWith Heisman trophy finalist Jordan Lynch on the side of the Huskies the popular choice would have been offense, but Utah State...
Via FatManWriting
December 27, 2013  |  Discuss

N. Illinois rallies; beats Loyola of Chicago 55-49

Travon Baker scored 14 points as Northern Illinois overcame a 28-14 halftime deficit to beat Loyola of Chicago 55-49 Wednesday night. Darrell Bowie added 13 points and nine rebounds while Dontel Highsmith scored 10. Aaron Armstead chipped in 12 points off the bench. Northern Illinois (4-5) shot a frigid 23 percent in the first half and dug themselves a 14-point deficit. Loyola...
Via AP on Fox
December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

BCS buster busted: NIU loss key domino in Ducks backing into a big boy bowl

Jordan Lynch and Northern Illinois fell hard in the MAC Championship game to Bowling Green, 47-27, with Lynch held to 21-40 passing with two interceptions. The loss by the #14 Huskies, who'd threatened to be a BCS buster and automatic qualifier after a 12-0 start against mid-major competition, is a pivotal hurdle in Oregon's come-from-behind chase for an at-large BCS bid, possibly...
Via The Duck Stops Here
December 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Bowling Green Falcons vs. Northern Illinois Huskies: Betting Odds, Point Spread, Over/Under and tv info

On Friday the Bowling Green Falcons and Northern Illinois Huskies will match-up with the MAC title on the line. Bowling Green (9-3, 7-1 MAC) will be trying to stop No. 14 Northern Illinois (12-0, 8-0 MAC) from busting the BCS for a second straight season. Coverage of the game between Bowling Green and Northern Illinois will air on ESPN2 beginning at 8:00 pm ET from Ford Field in...
Via Tireball.com
December 06, 2013  |  Discuss
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