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Northern Illinois Beats Mississippi Valley State 71-64

Anthony Johnson scored 14 points.

CBS Chicago–12/16/2014

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Eastern Illinois Holds Off Northern Illinois 59-55

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.

12/14/2014

Drew Hare #12 of the Northern Illinois Huskies runs for a short gain during the MAC Championship game against the Bowling Green Falcons at Ford Field on December 5, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

NIU Routs Bowling Green For MAC Title

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.

CBS Chicago–12/05/2014

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DePaul Tops Northern Illinois, 78-67

Myke Henry and Billy Garrett Jr. each scored 15 points, and Forrest Robinson added 14.

CBS Chicago–12/03/2014

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Northern Illinois Gets By Maine, 61-56

Michael Orris scored 18 points and Darrell Bowie added 16 to help Northern Illinois beat Maine on Sunday.

CBS Chicago–11/30/2014

Guard Anthony Clemmons #5 of the Iowa Hawkeyes drives to the basket against forward Darrell Bowie #10 of the Northern Illinois Huskies, in the first half on November 26, 2014 at Carver-Hawkeye Arena, in Iowa City, Iowa. (Photo by Matthew Holst/Getty Images)

Iowa Rolls Past Northern Illinois 70-49

Aaron White and Anthony Clemmons each scored 14 points to lead Iowa to a 70-49 win over Northern Illinois on Wednesday night.

11/26/2014

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Northern Illinois Hangs On To Beat Ohio, 21-14

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.

CBS Chicago–11/18/2014

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Stingily, Northern Illinois Beat Ball State, 35-21

Cameron Stingily ran for 148 yards and three touchdowns.

CBS Chicago–11/05/2014

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Hare Leads N. Illinois To 28-17 Win Over E. Mich.

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.

10/25/2014

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Northern Illinois Powers Past Miami (Ohio) 51-41

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.

10/19/2014

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Central Michigan Runs Past Northern Illinois, 34-17

The Huskies fell to 4-2.

CBS Chicago–10/11/2014

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Northern Illinois Holds Off Kent State, 17-14

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.

10/05/2014

Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Neither Northwestern Nor Illinois Is Chicago’s Team

The city’s collegiate fandom rests with Notre Dame more than anything.

CBS Chicago–10/03/2014

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NIU’s Winning Streak On The Road Ends In Arkansas

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.

09/20/2014

The Northern Illinois Huskies celebrated after Saturday's win at Northwestern. (David Banks/Getty Images)

View: NIU Ad In Tribune Trolls Illinois, Northwestern

Hey, if you’re winning, you can talk all you want, right?

CBS Chicago–09/12/2014

Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Pat Fitzgerald Is Really Salty About Northwestern’s Struggles

“We’re an embarrassment,” Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald says.

CBS Chicago–09/10/2014

The Northern Illinois Huskies celebrated after Saturday's win at Northwestern. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Top Dogs: How NIU Has Found Sustained Success

The Huskies’ rise to prominence has been years in the making.

CBS Chicago–09/10/2014

Northern Illinois coach Rod Carey. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Wisch: NIU Primed To Break Through In A B1G Way

Since 1998, NIU has a .610 winning percentage, far better than that of Illinois or Northwestern.

CBS Chicago–09/05/2014

Michigan State Spartans. (Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Emma’s End-Around: Oh, What A Night

Michigan State-Oregon is must-watch TV, plus 10 Big Ten thoughts and power rankings.

CBS Chicago–09/05/2014

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View: NIU’s New Basketball Court Is Bold

It’s black and white with Huskie eyes overlooking the school logo.

CBS Chicago–08/20/2014

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