Friday, Northern Illinois will be back in the MAC Championship Game playing the team that denied them a conference title and a perfect season a year ago, Bowling Green.
ATHENS, Ohio — Drew Hare threw an 18-yard touchdown strike to a wide open Chad Beebe in the end zone with six minutes left, and Northern Illinois held on to beat Ohio, 21-14, on Tuesday night.
DEKALB — Cameron Stingily ran for a pair of second-half touchdowns to help Northern Illinois move into a first-place tie in the West Division of the Mid-American Conference with a 27-24 win over T
Among local basketball programs, Northern Illinois has made the quickest turnaround recently as Mark Montgomery's team went from five wins in 2012-13 to 15 wins in 2013-14.
The full-page newspaper ads congratulating NIU for its win over Northwestern a