Five Things: UConn’s Defense, Foul Shooting Fuel ChampionshipLast night, the Huskies cut down the nets in Dallas after beating Kentucky 60-54 to win the school's fourth national championship. Consider that Kentucky needed four straight late escapes to reach the final and you get a sense for what kind of Tournament this was.
Daniels Sparks UConn To 63-53 Upset Of FloridaDeAndre Daniels had 20 points and 10 rebounds to help UConn snap Florida's 30-game win streak.
UConn Players’ Loyalty After Postseason Ban Pays OffThe Huskies were punished for the mistakes made by players over the four previous years. While five players left the program, others remained loyal to UConn.
Rising Star: UConn Forward DeAndre DanielsAmong his fellow Connecticut Huskies, he ranks second in scoring, rebounding, and blocks. Playing alongside Shabazz Napier, he can go unnoticed.
NIU Falls To Utah State In Poinsettia BowlBrian Suite intercepted Jordan Lynch's pass and recovered a fumble by the Heisman Trophy finalist to help Utah State beat No. 24 Northern Illinois 21-14 on Thursday night in the Poinsettia Bowl.
NIU's Lynch Named Among AP All-Americans Alabama linebacker C.J. Mosley, Arizona State defensive tackle Will Sutton and Arizona running back Ka'Deem Carey have been selected to The Associated Press All-America team for the second straight season.
NIU's Lynch Among Heisman FinalistsNorthern Illinois University quarterback Jordan Lynch, who has led the Huskies to a near-perfect season, is among the finalists for the Heisman Trophy, the Associated Press is reporting.
Baffoe: A Heisman Snub Won't Define LynchThat trophy doesn’t change Lynch’s fantastic stats or his team’s accomplishments, the latter of which I’m fairly confident hold more importance to a guy like Lynch.
Northwestern, NIU Football To Meet In 2014Two collegiate football teams in Illinois on the upward swing will face off in the 2014 season.
Akron Defeats Northern Illinois 68-53 Reggie McAdams scored 20 points, making all six of his shots from the field, and Akron breezed past Northern Illinois 68-53 on Saturday.
No. 13 FSU Beats No. 16 NIU 31-10 In Orange BowlFlorida State stuffed Northern Illinois all-purpose threat Jordan Lynch for most of the night Tuesday and won the Orange Bowl 31-10.
Wisch: NIU Seeking To Snap Land Of Lincoln’s ‘BCS’ Bowl DroughtKirk Herbstreit might want to shoo them out of South Beach, but the Northern Illinois Huskies will nevertheless be playing in a BCS game tonight when they butt helmets with Florida State during the 2013 Orange Bowl.