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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

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

Baffoe: Let’s Be Fair To Bears, Jordan Lynch

In evaluating Jordan Lynch, we need to forget his uplifting, local story.

CBS Chicago–05/28/2014

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Boers: In Celebration Of Mothers, The Most Unselfish Of All

Only in later years can you begin to realize all that your mother does for you.

CBS Chicago–05/07/2014

Northern Illinois football coach Rod Carey. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Wisch: NIU Should Push For Big 12 Membership

In the money-driven culture of collegiate athletics, the Chicago market and continued gridiron success make NIU appealing.

CBS Chicago–05/02/2014

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