Following a shocking loss to Bowling Green in the MAC Championship Friday night, Jordan Lynch and NIU figure to lose their respective chances for the Heisman Trophy and a BCS bowl.
Northwestern struggled to get its offense going all night as NC State took care of business in a 69-48 win. SMU handled Illinois-Chicago on the road, dishing out a 73-65 loss.
Though Northern Illinois has cruised to wins in nearly every game this season, Friday's MAC Championship Game might not be easy as Jordan Lynch & Co. take on Bowling Green's top-ranked defense.
6dThe Northern Illinois Huskies didn't move up or down in the latest BCS standings, but they remain in a strong position to earn a spot in a BCS bowl game for the second consecutive season.
1wThe Big Ten regular season is in the books. So after a thrilling day of college football, how do the Big Ten teams stack up heading into Saturday's championship game between the Buckeyes and Spartans?
1wNotre Dame seniors have one request as the Irish figure out where to play their bowl game, but overall, their main focus is on getting a win.
1wWhen left guard Chris Watt suffered an injury in the first half, the Notre Dame offensive line could have crumbled. Instead, they came together and gave the Irish a chance to win.
1wNorthern Illinois hoops hasn't been able to build off the success the football team has had in recent seasons and lost Saturday to Nebraska by only five points.
1wNotre Dame was undermanned Saturday night in Palo Alto and hung around with the Stanford Cardinal for most of the evening. In the end, a pair of Tommy Rees interceptions sealed the loss.
1wNorthwestern and Illinois didn't carry the same buzz the in-state rivalry normally exudes, but NU came out winners in a crazy back-and-forth game, the Wildcats' first Big Ten win this season.