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.
2wJack Mitchell’s 35-yard field goal with nine seconds remaining gave Northwestern a 23-21 win over visiting Penn State . But a lot more went into that boot than just lining up and kicking.
2wWith Josh Ferguson back after a three-week layoff, the Illini amassed 382 rushing yards in a ridiculous ground effort and gained nearly 600 yards of offense, routing Purdue in a 48-14 win.
2wNorthwestern blew a 20-7 halftime lead, but as it had done much of the day, it responded, with Jack Mitchell redeeming himself with a 35-yard field goal to win the game with nine seconds left.
2wPenn State just scored a touchdown to cut Northwestern's lead to 13-7 in the second quarter Saturday. Then Solomon Vault took the ensuing kickoff back 96 yards for a touchdown to put the Cats back ahead by two scores.
2wFriday night's exhibition game against Division-II Augustana didn't go well for the Hawkeyes, with Iowa falling on a buzzer-beating jumper. Seriously.
2wFormer Indiana assistant Steve McClain is working hard to bring talent to a program that is in desperate need of a talent infusion in his first season as head coach of the Flames.
2wAfter a whole lot of waiting, Northwestern is finally ready to break ground on its much-anticipated lakefront athletics complex. The school announced Friday that the groundbreaking ceremony will be held Nov. 13 and that construction will begin immediately.