The win for the Razorbacks (3-1) snapped a 17-game road winning streak for the Huskies, whose last road loss came at Central Michigan in 2011.
Hey, if you’re winning, you can talk all you want, right?
“We’re an embarrassment,” Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald says.
The Huskies’ rise to prominence has been years in the making.
Since 1998, NIU has a .610 winning percentage, far better than that of Illinois or Northwestern.
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It’s black and white with Huskie eyes overlooking the school logo.
In evaluating Jordan Lynch, we need to forget his uplifting, local story.
Only in later years can you begin to realize all that your mother does for you.
In the money-driven culture of collegiate athletics, the Chicago market and continued gridiron success make NIU appealing.
This state could benefit from a true rivalry between public universities, as the likes of Iowa and Michigan have.
Darrell Bowie scored 17 points and Northern Illinois had a 37-13 advantage in bench scoring to pull away from Ball State 70-56 on Saturday.
Jordan Lynch was sitting on the sideline drinking some Gatorade when the NFL coaches at NIU’s pro day caught him off guard.
Mike Talley tied his career high with 21 points and Eastern Michigan scored the last 10 points of the game as the Eagles defeated Northern Illinois 56-52 on Saturday.
Braylon Rayson scored 19 points and Austin Stewart added 16 to lead Central Michigan past Northern Illinois 70-67 on Sunday.
Former NIU quarterback Lynch believes he would fit in a zone-read scheme.
Demetrius Treadwell scored 25 points, on 9-of-12 shooting, and pulled down 10 rebounds as Akron took over sole possession of first place of the Mid-American Conference’s East Division with a 62-54 win over Northern Illinois on Saturday night.
Darrell Bowie scored 19 points and Aaric Armstead 17 as Northern Illinois topped Central Michigan 88-63 on Wednesday night.
David Brown scored 26 points, hitting 5 of 8 from 3-point range, as Western Michigan held on for a 74-71 win over Northern Illinois on Sunday.
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.