Joe Summins: September 2012 Archives


CBSports Bass Screen Grab.jpgThe Huskies victory over Kansas was one of four victories for the Mid-American Conference over a BCS conference this weekend and the nation has taken notice. filed this story Saturday evening, even as Akron was battling Tennessee down in Knoxville. The Chicago Tribune included the MAC in its 10 things we learned from the college football weekend. CollegeFootball included the MAC and Jordan Lynch its Who's Hot... The Week 4 Stars.


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The Northern Illinois University football team posted its biggest win this young season with a 30-23 over Kansas at Huskie Stadium Saturday. The Huskies trailed 23-13 at the start of the fourth quarter, then rattled off 17 unanswered points to claim the victory. As always, is your source for the most complete coverage of the game. It was a packed press box at Huskie Stadium, and you can read what all the scribes had to say about the game below. Enjoy!

Chicago Tribune

NIU nets signature victory

Huskies two-minute drill

Rockford Register Star

Fourth-quarter rally gives NIU "boneyard victory"

Matt Trowbridge: Huskie fearless on offense and defense

Daily Chronicle

Measure of payback

Analysis: Lynch's abilities create dilemma for defenses

VIEWS: NIU's Doeren earns statement victory over Kansas

NIU Notes: NIU forces Kansas out of wildcat formation


Bishop on Defense.jpgThe Daily Chronicle's Steve Nitz filed this story on NIU defensive tackle Ken Bishop. Bishop, came to NIU via Ellsworth Community College in Iowa. He was being recruited by several schools including Toledo and Kansas.

By the way, you'll notice this story is linked from the Chicago Sun-Times' site. The Sun-Times is bolstering its coverage of Northern Illinois University by picking up stories from the Daily Chronicle.

MAC Basketball Blog

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