NIU Offering Free Tuition As Incentive For Attending Football GamesAt the end of the season, any student who has attended all six home games, and stayed to the end, will have a chance to win free tuition for the spring semester. One qualifying student will be chosen at random.
Nader Leads N. Illinois Past Cent. Michigan 74-61Abdel Nader scored 23 points and Northern Illinois hit 10 3-pointers en route to a 74-61 victory over Central Michigan on Wednesday night.
Caravan Of NIU Students En Route To Miami For Orange BowlThe caravan carrying 1,300 students and 52 staffers started leaving the DeKalb campus shortly after 11 a.m. on Sunday, and was expected to arrive in Miami around 1 p.m. Monday.
NIU Football Team Headed To Florida For Orange BowlThe Northern Illinois University football team and coaches were on their way to Miami on Wednesday morning, headed for their New Year’s Day matchup with Florida State in the Orange Bowl.
Northern Illinois Beats SIU-Edwardsville 65-54Aksel Bolin scored 15 points to lead Northern Illinois to a 65-54 win over SIU-Edwardsville on Wednesday night.
UIC Beats Northern Illinois 58-46Hayden Humes scored 18 points and Daniel Barnes added 11 points and eight rebounds to lead Illinois-Chicago to a 58-46 victory against Northern Illinois 58-46 on Tuesday night.
Northern Illinois Rallies To Beat Kansas 30-23Northern Illinois rallied from a 23-13 fourth quarter deficit to defeat Kansas 30-23 Saturday afternoon. The Huskies (3-1) victory moved its home field winning streak to 17 games, while the Jayhawks (1-3) lost their 16th straight road contest.
Northern Illinois Squeaks By Army 41-40Needing yet another rally with a seesaw road game up for grabs, Northern Illinois quarterback Jordan Lynch knew just who to look for. He found him — and just in the nick of time.
Northern Illinois Routs Tennessee-Martin 35-7Jordan Lynch ran for three touchdowns and threw for another score to lift Northern Illinois to a 35-7 win over Tennessee-Martin on Saturday night.
Central Michigan Humbles Northern Illinois 74-64Derek Jackson led a balanced attack with four 3-pointers and 19 points as Central Michigan downed Northern Illinois 74-64 on Sunday.
Eastern Michigan Overtakes Northern Illinois 48-45Darrell Lampley scored 21 points and Eastern Michigan used a 15-0 run late in the game to overtake Northern Illinois 48-45 on Wednesday night.