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Northern Illinois Tops Western Michigan, Wins Mac West Crown

Drew Hare ran for Northern Illinois’ final two touchdowns as the Huskies scored 24 unanswered points to defeat Western Michigan and win a fifth consecutive Mid-American Conference West title.


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Northern Illinois Downs Idaho, 78-67

Aaric Armstead and Darrell Bowie scored 16 points apiece.

CBS Chicago–11/21/2014

Stingily Runs For 2 TDs, N Illinois Tops Toledo

Cameron Stingily ran for a pair of second-half touchdowns to help Northern Illinois move into a first-place tie in the West Division.

CBS Chicago–11/11/2014

Paris Logan of the Northern Illinois Huskies celebrates his interception against the Northwestern Wildcats during the first half.  (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

NIU Slips Past Northwestern In 23-15 Win

Drew Hare passed for two touchdowns and ran for another to lead Northern Illinois to a 23-15 win over in-state rival Northwestern on Saturday.


Jordan Lynch. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Former NIU QB Jordan Lynch To Work Out For Bears On April 18

Jordan Lynch might be on the Bears’ radar.

CBS Chicago–04/02/2014

NIU Quarterback Jordan Lynch runs for a 2 yard touchdown  (Credit: Brian Kersey/Getty )

Lynch Leads No. 20 N. Illinois Past Ball State

Jordan Lynch threw two touchdown passes and ran for two scores to help No. 20 Northern Illinois beat Ball State 48-27 on Wednesday night.


Jordan Lynchof the Northern Illinois Huskies drops back to pass under the protection of his offensive line against the Eastern Michigan Eagles (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

No. 23 N. Illinois Improves To 8-0 In Win Over E. Michigan

Jordan Lynch threw four touchdown passes and caught another as No. 23 Northern Illinois reached its best start as a major program with a 59-20 victory over Eastern Michigan on Saturday.


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Lynch Leads Northern Illinois Past Purdue 55-24

Jordan Lynch threw for 207 yards and three touchdowns, and Northern Illinois scored on a kickoff return and an interception return to rout Purdue 55-24.


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NIU’s Lynch Named MAC West Offensive Player Of The Week

For the second time, NIU quarterback Jordan Lynch was named the Mid-American Conference West offensive player of the week.

670 The Score–09/23/2013

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

Lynch Leads Northern Illinois Past Idaho 45-35

Jordan Lynch threw for three touchdowns and ran for two more as heavily-favored Northern Illinois held off Idaho 45-35 on Saturday.


Runningback Damon Bullock #5 of the Iowa Hawkeyes rushes up field during the second quarter between defensive end Joe Windsor #97 and safety Jimmie Ward #15 of the Northern Illinois Huskies on August 31, 2013 at Kinnick Stadium in Iowa City, Iowa. (Photo by Matthew Holst/Getty Images)

Northern Illinois Stuns Iowa 30-27

Northern Illinois needed quarterback Jordan Lynch to carry them to a win.


Jordan Lynch.  (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Wisch: Lynch Can Make Heisman History Without Winning It

If he even turns in another Top 10 performance, it still will be one for the ages in Illinois.

670 The Score–07/13/2013

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Nader Leads N. Illinois Past Cent. Michigan 74-61

Abdel Nader scored 23 points and Northern Illinois hit 10 3-pointers en route to a 74-61 victory over Central Michigan on Wednesday night.


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DePaul Defeats Northern Illinois 69-64

CHICAGO (AP) — Brandon Young scored 15 points, including critical free throws in the final two minutes, as DePaul ran its winning streak to six with a 69-64 victory over Northern Illinois on Sunday. Young […]


Anthony Wells celebrates NIU's MAC Championship Game win with an orange. (Photo by Dave Reginek/Getty Images)

NIU Has Distributed More Orange Bowl Tickets Than Florida State So Far

Considering the Orange Bowl is played in the state of Florida, you would think it would be pretty easy for Florida State to sell more tickets than Northern Illinois for the New Year’s Day bowl game.

CBS Chicago–12/11/2012

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Northern Illinois Beats SIU-Edwardsville 65-54

Aksel Bolin scored 15 points to lead Northern Illinois to a 65-54 win over SIU-Edwardsville on Wednesday night.


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UIC Beats Northern Illinois 58-46

Hayden 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.


Dave Doeren holds up the MAC Championship Trophy in December of 2011. (Photo by Mark A. Cunningham/Getty Images)

Long Shot Scenario Has NIU Thinking Orange Bowl

An unlikely sequence of events played out over the weekend that now has Northern Illinois smelling oranges.

CBS Chicago–11/26/2012

Dave Doeren holds up the MAC Championship Trophy in December of 2011. (Photo by Mark A. Cunningham/Getty Images)

NIU’s Doeren Admits He’s Open To Other Coaching Opportunities

Northern Illinois head coach Dave Doeren is bound to be one of the hottest coaching commodities when more jobs start opening up in the coming weeks.

CBS Chicago–11/13/2012

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Valpo Tops NIU In Morning Tip-Off

Ryan Broekhoff scored 20 points and grabbed 13 rebounds to help Valparaiso cruise to a 69-46 win over Northern Illinois on Tuesday.

CBS Chicago–11/13/2012