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Huskies lose MAC title, but head for Poinsettia Bowl game

By Patrick Smith | December 7, 2015

Football (8-5, 6-3 MAC) will face Boise State in the Poinsettia Bowl later this month after losing to Bowling Green (10-3, 8-1 MAC) in the MAC Championship game 34-14 Friday.The Huskies’ offense struggled in the first quarter, ending with two punts...

Bowling Green Breakdown

By Thomas Hiley III | December 3, 2015

Sports writer Thomas Hiley analyzes important players for Bowling Green as they take on the Huskies in the MAC Championship at 7 p.m. Friday in Detroit. The teams have played in two consecutive MAC Championship games against one other, splitting the two...

NIU Huskies conquer Bowling Green Falcons in MAC Championship, 51-17

By Frank Gogola | December 8, 2014

Football put its best foot forward on the big stage Friday in the MAC Championship game after months of close victories.The Huskies (11-2) blew out the Bowling Green Falcons (7-6), 51-17, in the MAC title contest at Ford Field in Detroit. This is the...

DaRon Brown (4), redshirt senior wide receiver, jumps to catch a pass during the Dec. 5 MAC Championship game against Bowling Green at Ford Field in Detroit. NIU won, 51-17.

MAC Championship Rapid Reaction: NIU football 51, Bowling Green Falcons 17

By Frank Gogola | December 5, 2014

What happened: In a role reversal of the 2013 MAC Championship game, the Huskies (11-2) blew out the Bowling Green Falcons (7-6), 51-17, to capture the 2014 MAC title Friday at Ford Field in Detroit.How it happened: Redshirt senior safety Dechane Durante...

Huskies’ defense shatters in MAC Championship loss

By Brian Earle | December 7, 2013

What was supposed to be the strength of football’s defense this season turned out to be its undoing in its 47-27 defeat against Bowling Green in the MAC Championship.All season long the Huskies played a bend: Don’t break defense. In this loss the...

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