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NIU Cracks Top 25 For First Time Since 2010

Jordan Lynch. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Jordan Lynch. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

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(WSCR) Behind its 10-1 record, Northern Illinois is now ranked in the Top 25 by both major polls.

The Huskies (10-1, 8-0 in the Mid-American Conference) find themselves ranked 23rd in the USA Today coaches poll and 24th in the Associated Press poll.

This marks the first time NIU has been ranked since the 2010 season when it enjoyed one week in the Top 25.