Northern Illinois Tops Western Michigan, Wins Mac West CrownDrew Hare ran for Northern Illinois' final two touchdowns as the Huskies scored 24 unanswered points to defeat Western Michigan and win a fifth consecutive Mid-American Conference West title.
Northern Illinois Outlasts Western Michigan 48-34Jordan Lynch threw four touchdown passes and ran for two more Saturday, leading Northern Illinois to a 48-34 victory over Western Michigan.
Northwestern Replaces Vanderbilt With Western Michigan On 2013 ScheduleOne day after Vanderbilt canceled a home-and-home series with Northwestern for 2013 and 2014, the Wildcats filled the vacancy by adding Western Michigan to their 2013 schedule.
Western Michigan Routs Northern Illinois 78-53Demetrius Ward scored 18 points and Western Michigan beat Northern Illinois 78-53 on Wednesday night.
Western Michigan Defeats Northern Illinois 77-68Hayden Hoerdemann came off the bench to score 18 points as Western Michigan beat Northern Illinois 77-68 on Wednesday night.
Purdue Beats Western Michigan 37-32 In Pizza BowlPerhaps empowered by getting a contract extension recently, Purdue coach Danny Hope made the gutsy decision to go for two onside kicks in the first half and both gambles paid off for the Boilermakers in a 37-32 win over Western Michigan on Tuesday night in the Little Caesars Pizza Bowl.
Northern Illinois Runs Over Western Michigan 51-22Northern Illinois rushed for 494 yards and six touchdowns Saturday en route to a 51-22 victory over Western Michigan.
Illini's Dimke, Young Earn Big Ten Weekly HonorsIllinois kicker Derek Dimke was named Big Ten Special Teams Player of the Week Monday and running back Donovonn Young earned Big Ten Freshman of the Week honors.
Wisch: Illini’s Table Is Set, But Can They Really Run It?Considering that the University of Illinois hasn’t started out even 4-0 in a football season since the fall of 1951 – back when Dick Butkus was merely the meanest 8-year-old in Chicago – the message a friend of mine posted last Sunday on my Facebook did read a bit outrageous.
Tisdale Leads Fighting Illini Over Western MichiganIllinois coach Bruce Weber said his Fighting Illini played their best first half of the season on Saturday, when they took a 25-point lead into halftime.