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.
Jauwan Scaife scored 17 points, and Ball State held off Northern Illinois 53-51 on Saturday in the regular-season finale for both teams.
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.
Javon McCrea scored 16 points and Tony Watson had 14 points to help Buffalo beat Northern Illinois 59-54 on Saturday.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Ryan Broekhoff scored 20 points and grabbed 13 rebounds to help Valparaiso cruise to a 69-46 win over Northern Illinois on Tuesday.
Leading for most of the game, Northern Illinois gave Iowa all it could handle. It just wasn’t quite enough.
One suspected robber was killed, and two others were injured, after a wild police chase in far north suburban Antioch.
Mark Yelovich’s basket as time ran out gave Southern Illinois-Edwardsville a 64-62 win over Northern Illinois on Saturday.
Jordon Crawford scored 15 points and Bowling Green used a big first half to rout Northern Illinois 65-40 on Saturday night.
Northern Illinois head coach Dave Doeren filled his vacant offensive coordinator position with a familiar face.
Jarrod Jones’ 17 points led four Ball State players in double figures in a 75-65 victory over Northern Illinois on Saturday night.
Northern Illinois wide receiver Anthony Johnson and defensive end Sean Progar have been suspended for the GoDaddy.com Bowl, the school announced Wednesday.
Chandler Harnish ran for 148 yards, including a 68-yard touchdown, and threw a 54-yard touchdown pass as Northern Illinois wrapped up a spot in the Mid-American Conference championship game by beating Eastern Michigan 18-12 on Friday.
James Haarsma had a double-double with 15 points and 12 rebounds as Wisconsin-Milwaukee repelled Northern Illinois 59-57 on Monday night.
Robbie Hummel scored 21 points to help Purdue defeat Northern Illinois 96-34 Friday night in the season opener for both teams.