The Huskies missed an opportunity against Ohio and now need Western Michigan to top Toledo in order to reach the MAC title game.
Northern Iowa pulled off the biggest upset of the year so far in college basketball as they took down No. 1 North Carolina in Cedar Falls.
The Huskies held off a pesky Broncos squad on Wednesday night as Northern Illinois captured a 27-19 win in DeKalb.
2wFreshman Ryan Graham had 268 total yards and two touchdowns in his first career start, and Northern Illinois beat Buffalo, 41-30, on Wednesday night for the Huskies' fifth straight victory.
2wThey're hailing it as potentially the best recruiting class ever for Tom Izzo at Michigan State. And the guy who's led the Spartans to seven Final Fours agrees. So yeah, it's kind of a big deal.
2wNotre Dame junior wide receiver Will Fuller told reporters on Wednesday that he plans on returning to South Bend next season.
2wIllinois announced the addition of Class of 2016 point guard Te'Jon Lucas on Wednesday, the Milwaukee native signing his letter of intent to join the Fighting Illini next season.
2wThe Cats announced their three-man recruiting class for next season on Wednesday, officially welcoming Barret Benson, Rapolas Ivanauskas and Isiah Brown to the program.
2wAfter losing Frank Kaminsky, Sam Dekker and other pieces that led the Badgers to back-to-back Final Fours, the question for a Wisconsin team led by Nigel Hayes and Bronson Koenig is whether this is a continuation of the past two seasons or a new chapter altogether.
2wHopes might be brighter than they've ever been for Northwestern, but the Wildcats announced a major blow Wednesday. Sophomore forward Vic Law will miss the entirety of the 2015-16 season, slated for surgery to repair a torn labrum in his left shoulder.