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Northern Illinois Tops Ball State 67-65 In OT

Aaric Armstead scored 14 points and Jordan Threloff added 13 as Northern Illinois edged Ball State 67-65 in overtime Saturday.

02/01/2014

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Baker Lifts Northern Illinois Over Kent St. 50-49

Travon Baker made two free throws with 5.2 seconds left to lift Northern Illinois to a 50-49 victory over Kent State Wednesday night.

01/29/2014

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Buffalo Tops Northern Illinois 75-67

Javon McCrea’s 20 points and big second half Saturday helped Buffalo hold off a surging Northern Illinois for a 75-67 win.

01/25/2014

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Baffoe: Who’s Been Naughty And Nice In Chicago Sports This Year?

Ho, ho, ho! Baffoe Claus here. I’m way better than Ditka Claus because I don’t smell like cigars, I haven’t been compromised by endorsement commitments (yet), and children are genuinely happy when I show up to their homes bearing gifts (pizza is the greatest gift of all; wine for children, not so much).

670 The Score–12/24/2013

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Baffoe: A Heisman Snub Won’t Define Lynch

That trophy doesn’t change Lynch’s fantastic stats or his team’s accomplishments, the latter of which I’m fairly confident hold more importance to a guy like Lynch.

670 The Score–12/06/2013

DEKALB, IL - NOVEMBER 13: Jordan Lynch #6 of the Northern Illinois Huskies shakes hands with Ball State Cardinals players at Huskie Stadium on November 13, 2013 in DeKalb, Illinois. Northern Illinois defeated Ball State 48-27. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Heisman Watch: Jordan Lynch Looking To Push Northern Illinois Back To BCS Stage

If Kellen Moore and Colt Brennan could do it, then why not Northern Illinois Jordan Lynch? Lynch received three first-place votes for the Heisman Trophy in 2012, so he is certainly on the radar for some voters out there.

11/21/2013

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Lynch Leads Northern To 63-19 Rout Of Masschusetts

Jordan Lynch ran for 119 yards and four touchdowns and threw for another in just over a half to lead No. 21 Northern Illinois to a 63-19 victory over Massachusetts on Saturday.

11/02/2013

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Gunfire Reported Near NIU Campus

Police are responding to a fight and gunfire at a hotel in DeKalb.

11/01/2013

CLEMSON, SC - AUGUST 31: A view of the BCS National Championship Trophy during their game at Memorial Stadium on August 31, 2013 in Clemson, South Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

College Football Spotlight: Which BCS Buster Has Inside Track To The Bowl Championship Series?

Northern Illinois looks to become the second back-to-back BCS Buster in the history of the BCS, joining TCU. Fresno State, currently the top team in the BCS-busting Mountain West Conference, is looking to reach their first BCS bowl game. So, who has the best shot?

10/29/2013

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Lynch’s 316 Rushing Yards Carry Northern Illinois

Jordan Lynch rushed for 316 yards, an FBS record for a quarterback, and No. 23 Northern Illinois stayed unbeaten Saturday with a 31-17 victory at Central Michigan.

10/19/2013

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Stingily Leads NIU To 38-24 Win Over Kent St.

Cameron Stingily ran for a career-high 266 yards and two scores as Northern Illinois remained undefeated with a 38-24 win over Kent State on Saturday.

10/06/2013

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Northern Illinois Outlasts Eastern Illinois 43-39

Jordan Lynch accounted for 424 yards of offense in the air and on the ground as Northern Illinois overcame six touchdown passes by Jimmy Garoppolo to pull out a 43-39 victory on Saturday night.

09/22/2013

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Scaife, Ball State Beat Northern Illinois 53-51

Jauwan Scaife scored 17 points, and Ball State held off Northern Illinois 53-51 on Saturday in the regular-season finale for both teams.

03/09/2013

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Scaife Leads Ball State By Northern Illinois 56-52

Jauwan Scaife scored 23 points, including four free throws in the final 35 seconds, to help Ball State hold off Northern Illinois 56-52 on Wednesday night.

02/13/2013

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Buffalo Beats Northern Illinois 59-54

Javon McCrea scored 16 points and Tony Watson had 14 points to help Buffalo beat Northern Illinois 59-54 on Saturday.

02/09/2013

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Toledo Rallies To Defeat Northern Illinois 69-64

Julius Brown scored 20 points and Toledo used a late rally to pull ahead and hold off Northern Illinois for a 69-64 victory Saturday afternoon.

02/02/2013

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W. Michigan Defense Stifles N. Illinois, 71-34

David Brown scored 13 points and Western Michigan held Northern Illinois to its lowest point total in 67 years, defeating the Broncos 71-34 Saturday night.

01/20/2013

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NIU Huskies Defeat Milwaukee 80-73 In Overtime

Paris Gulley scored 21 points to lead Milwaukee over Northern Illinois in an 80-73 overtime win Friday night, snapping a five-game losing streak.

12/08/2012

The Northern Illinois Huskies celebrate their second straight MAC title. (Photo by Dave Reginek/Getty Images)

Northern Illinois Wins MAC And BCS Lobbying Begins

Jordan Lynch ran for three touchdowns, including a 2-yarder in the second overtime, and Demetrius Stone’s interception in the end zone gave No. 19 Northern Illinois a 44-37 victory over No. 18 Kent State in a stirring Mid-American Conference championship game Friday night.

11/30/2012

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Northern Illinois Beats Toledo 31-24

Jordan Lynch threw for 407 yards and three touchdowns Wednesday night and Northern Illinois defeated Toledo 31-24 to claim a spot in the Mid-American Conference championship game.

11/15/2012

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