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  • Hare guides NIU to 48-34 win in Vegas Sep 14, 2014 8:10 AM
    Drew Hare threw for three touchdowns and ran for a fourth to lead Northern Illinois to a 48-34 win over UNLV Saturday night. Cameron Stingily ran for the first of his two touchdowns midway through the first quarter to give the Huskies the lead, 7-3.

     
  • NIU adds Boston College to 2015 football schedule Sep 9, 2014 2:21 PM
    Northern Illinois will play a home-and-home football series with Boston College of the Atlantic Coast Conference beginning next year, school officials announced Tuesday.

     
  • Rozner: Young Huskies prevail in Battle of Illinois Sep 6, 2014 10:21 PM
    NIU might have found its new quarterback as the Huskies put together a strong second half to defeat Northwestern in Evanston.

     
  • NIU slips past Northwestern in 23-15 win Sep 6, 2014 6:54 PM
    Drew Hare passed for two touchdowns and ran for another to lead Northern Illinois to a 23-15 win over in-state rival Northwestern on Saturday. He got help from Da’Ron Brown, who hauled in the two TD passes and finished with six receptions for 128 yards. Hare, who didn’t play until the second half, completed six of 10 passes for 109 yards and had 11 rushes for 31 yards. Hare was the third quarterback to play for the Huskies.

     
  • Spellman’s Scorecard: My math says 10-6 for Bears Sep 4, 2014 10:18 PM
    If my math doesn't fail me, and it hasn't in more than three days, the Bears will go 10-6 and be playoff-bound.

     
  • NIU women’s basketball to play in Las Vegas Sep 3, 2014 2:23 PM
    The Northern Illinois University women’s basketball team’s 2014-15 schedule includes the program’s first trip to Las Vegas since the 1988-89 season and its first game at a Southeast Conference foe since 1995 when it heads to Missouri.

     
  • MAC Commissioner: ESPN deal brings stability Aug 19, 2014 1:49 PM
    Mid-American Conference Commissioner Jon Steinbrecher says the league’s new 13-year media rights agreement with ESPN provides long-term stability to the conference at uncertain time for college athletics. The MAC and ESPN officially announced the new deal, which runs through the 2026-27 season, on Tuesday. The contract reworks the final three years of the current eight-year deal that MAC has with the network, and adds 10 years.

     
  • WIND to carry NIU football, basketball Aug 11, 2014 2:50 PM
    Northern Illinois University has found a new home for its college sports broadcasts with WIND 560-AM, school officials announced Monday.

     
  • NIU, Illini, NU land players on Hornung Watch List Jul 7, 2014 11:30 AM
    College football players from Northern Illinois University, Illinois and Northwestern were named to the 2014 Paul Hornung Award Watch List by the Louisville Sports Commission on Monday.

     
  • Life after Lynch: NIU football moves forward Jun 15, 2014 6:02 AM
    The past two years under Jordan Lynch were extraordinary. Never have Huskies fans been so filled with pride. With Lynch gone, some may fear what comes next, but NIU coach Rod Carey sees just the opposite.

     
  • Hard way the only way for Jordan Lynch May 12, 2014 1:26 PM
    The temptation will be to bet against Jordan Lynch again, but it's never a smart wager. Undrafted by the NFL, Lynch signed with the Bears as a free agent and will be given a shot at running back, special teams and possibly as a third- or fourth-team quarterback, Barry Rozner believes that if the Bears figure out a way to get the ball in Lynch's hands, he will make plays.

     
  • Report: Bears to sign Lynch May 10, 2014 8:37 PM
    Undrafted former Northern Illinois quarterback and Heisman Trophy finalist Jordan Lynch has agreed to sign a rookie free-agent deal with the Bears, according to a report on HYPERLINK "http://espn.go.com/blog/chicago/bears/post/_/id/4692133/bears-to-sign-nius-jordan-lynch"ESPNChicago.com.

     
  • Former NIU QB Lynch coming to Bears May 11, 2014 3:42 AM
    The Bears wouldn't confirm it until all the paperwork had been completed, but record-setting NIU quarterback Jordan Lynch reached agreement with the team on a free-agent contract Saturday night after he went undrafted. Lynch rushed for 3,735 yards and 42 touchdowns over the past two seasons.

     
  • Lynch, Garoppolo earn Gruden’s QB spotlight Apr 28, 2014 12:25 PM
    Two NFL prospects with ties to Chicago and the suburbs — former Northern Illinois University quarterback Jordan Lynch and former Eastern Illinois University quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo — will appear this week on episodes of ESPN’s “Gruden’s QB Camp.”

     
  • Gymnast jumps at chance to become a trainer Apr 25, 2014 7:24 PM
    Northern Illiinois gymnast Kim Gotlund, a high school star at Warren, was a warrior during her college career. For the last three years, she competed in every event of every meet for the Huskies. Now she was to pursue a career as an athletic trainer

     
  • Bowie leads N. Illinois past Ball St. 70-56 Mar 8, 2014 6:45 PM
    Darrell Bowie scored 17 points and Northern Illinois had a 37-13 advantage in bench scoring to pull away from Ball State 70-56 on Saturday. Aaron Armstead led the charge off the bench with 11 points and his brother Aaric and J.J. Cravatta had nine each for the Huskies (14-16, 8-10 Mid-American Conference).

     
  • NIU falters against Eastern Michigan 56-52 Mar 1, 2014 4:34 PM
    Mike Talley tied his career high with 21 points and Eastern Michigan scored the last 10 points of the game as the Eagles defeated Northern Illinois 56-52 on Saturday.

     
  • Baker leads Northern Illinois past Toledo 74-66 Feb 26, 2014 10:26 PM
    Travon Baker scored 17 points and Jordan Threloff added 13 to lead Northern Illinois to a 74-66 victory over Toledo Wednesday night.

     
  • NIU extends Carey’s deal Feb 21, 2014 4:28 PM
    After watching him guide the Huskies to a 12-0 record in his first full season as head football coach, Northern Illinois University officials have extended Rod Carey’s contract by one year and boosted his salary for 2014.

     
  • NIU’s Lynch ready to prove doubters wrong Feb 21, 2014 3:06 PM
    It’s not that NIU’s undersized-but-athletic Jordan Lynch refuses to play another position in the NFL. He just thinks he’s better off playing at quarterback, the position where he compiled a 24-4 career record and finished third in last year’s Heisman Trophy voting. Lynch talks about his doubters and his preferences in this report from the NFL Scouting Combine with Bob LeGere.

     
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