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Bishop takes home MAC West Player of the Week

By Northern Star Staff | November 6, 2012

For the ninth time this season, a Huskie player won a MAC West Player of the Week award. This week it was junior defensive tackle Ken Bishop, taking home the MAC West Defensive Player of the Week. In the Huskies 63-0 win over the Minutemen of Massachusetts,...

NIU quarterback Matt McIntosh (9) runs the ball towards the endzone during Saturdays victory over the Minutemen 63-0.

Huskies trample UMass in 63 point shutout

By Matt Hopkinson | November 4, 2012

For the first time since 2008, NIU football earned a shutout victory as it trampled UMass Saturday. The Huskies (9-1, 5-0 MAC) scored in every quarter against the Minutemen (0-9, 0-5 MAC), including posting 21 points a piece in the second and third quarter....

MAC football divided between the have, the have-nots

By Matt Hopkinson | October 11, 2012

Ball State: Dropping its most recent game against NIU, Ball State has found itself in a bind. Sitting at 3-3 overall and 1-2 in the MAC, Ball State has no gimme’s at all, with tough-games against Central and Western Michigan. They also still have to...