Anthony Johnson scored 14 points.
LeTrell Viser hit some key 3-pointers and Cornell Johnston sank a pair of clutch free throws with two seconds remaining as Eastern Illinois held off a surging Northern Illinois 59-55 on Saturday night.
Drew Hare threw for two touchdowns and ran for one, and Northern Illinois wrested the MAC title from Bowling Green in emphatic fashion Friday night, beating the Falcons, 51-17.
Myke Henry and Billy Garrett Jr. each scored 15 points, and Forrest Robinson added 14.
Michael Orris scored 18 points and Darrell Bowie added 16 to help Northern Illinois beat Maine on Sunday.
Aaron White and Anthony Clemmons each scored 14 points to lead Iowa to a 70-49 win over Northern Illinois on Wednesday night.
Drew Hare threw an 18-yard touchdown strike to a wide open Chad Beebe in the end zone with six minutes left, and Northern Illinois held on to beat Ohio.
Cameron Stingily ran for 148 yards and three touchdowns.
Drew Hare ran for 166 yards and passed for 44 yards to lead Northern Illinois to a 28-17 win over Eastern Michigan on Saturday.
Drew Hare finished 365 yards of total offense, 185 passing and 180 rushing, and three touchdowns to lead Northern Illinois to a 51-41 win over Miami (Ohio) on Saturday.
The Huskies fell to 4-2.
Northern Illinois ran its home win streak to 28 games while picking up its 24th straight Mid-American Conference win, stopping winless Kent State, 17-14, Saturday night.
The city’s collegiate fandom rests with Notre Dame more than anything.
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.