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.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Mike Heimerdinger, a veteran assistant coach in the NFL who directed high-powered offenses and developed quarterbacks such as Steve McNair, Jay Cutler and Vince Young, has died. He was 58. The […]
Smoke from a forest fire in northern Minnesota is covering parts of the northern suburbs in a hazy cloud.
Despite returning just two starters on defense and facing the task of breaking in a new head coach, expectations for Northern Illinois are still high this season.
The Big Ten is growing. And it has the IHSA scrambling as a result.
Northern Illinois has hired Wisconsin defensive coordinator Dave Doeren as its new head football coach.
Northern Illinois linebackers coach Tom Matukewicz was named the team’s interim head coach on Tuesday as it begins preparation for next week’s uDrove Humanitarian Bowl.
Northern Illinois will play Fresno State in the Humanitarian Bowl on Dec. 18 in Boise.
Tony Freeland scored a career-high 25 points and Brandon Young added 17 as DePaul defeated Northern Illinois 86-84 on Thursday night.
Huskies ranked for the first time since 2003.
Chad Spann rushed for three touchdowns and Northern Illinois clinched at least share of the Mid-American West Division title and a berth in the conference championship game with a 59-21 victory over Ball State on Saturday.
Tailback Chad Spann had three touchdowns rushing and quarterback Chandler Harnish threw a touchdown pass and ran for another and Northern Illinois pounded Toledo 65-30.
By DAVE CAMPBELL, AP Sports Writer MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Minnesota’s raw defense has had a rough start to the season. Dan Persa and the Northwestern Wildcats don’t figure to provide any relief. Northwestern’s forgettable days in […]
By DAVID MERCER, Associated Press Writer CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) Running back Mikel Leshoure rushed for 180 yards and two touchdowns and quarterback Nathan Scheelhaase added 115 yards and another score to lead the Fighting Illini […]