Orange Bowl http://northernpublicradio.org en NIU Made Profit From Orange Bowl http://northernpublicradio.org/post/niu-made-profit-orange-bowl <p></p><p>Northern Illinois University athletic officials have reported a $253,780 profit from the Jan. 1 Orange Bowl in Florida. The MAC conference distributed $1.3 million. Expenses for NIU totaled around $1 million.</p><p><font face="Corbel">Donna Turner, NIU Associate Athletic Director for Communications, says t</font>here was a net gain due to the agreements made with the Mid-American Conference and the effective management of expenses.</p> Thu, 25 Apr 2013 15:09:05 +0000 Jenna Dooley 28890 at http://northernpublicradio.org NIU Made Profit From Orange Bowl Win Or Lose, Huskies Stand By Their Team http://northernpublicradio.org/post/win-or-lose-huskies-stand-their-team <p></p><p>Northern Illinois University’s football team came up short last night in their first appearance in one of the nation’s top bowl games. The Huskies lost to the Florida State Seminoles 31 to 10 in the Orange Bowl.&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 02 Jan 2013 12:46:36 +0000 Susan Stephens 23474 at http://northernpublicradio.org Win Or Lose, Huskies Stand By Their Team Orange Bowl 2013: FSU 31, NIU 10 http://northernpublicradio.org/post/orange-bowl-2013-fsu-31-niu-10 <p>It was a disappointing end to an incredible season for Northern Illinois University's football team. The Florida State Seminoles&nbsp;bottled up the Huskies offense to win the Discover Orange Bowl, 31 to 10.&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 02 Jan 2013 06:57:23 +0000 Susan Stephens 23462 at http://northernpublicradio.org Orange Bowl 2013: FSU 31, NIU 10 Orange Bowl Arrives http://northernpublicradio.org/post/orange-bowl-arrives <p>The NIU Huskies play tonight in the Orange Bowl.&nbsp; Those who have followed the team through the years have a lot to be excited about. Tue, 01 Jan 2013 12:24:00 +0000 Jenna Dooley 23390 at http://northernpublicradio.org Orange Bowl Arrives Busloads of NIU Fans Head South http://northernpublicradio.org/post/busloads-niu-fans-head-south <p>26 busloads of NIU students<a href="http://www.niutoday.info/2012/12/30/niu-students-bound-for-florida-to-cheer-on-huskies-in-jan-1-discover-orange-bowl/" target="_blank"> left Sunday from DeKalb </a>for the Orange Bowl. 1,300 students and more than 50 trip advisers were bound for Miami. The game is Tuesday night at 7:30.</p><p><a href="http://storify.com/NIUlive/niu-huskies-in-miami" target="_blank">More photos </a>(courtesy of NIU)</p> Mon, 31 Dec 2012 14:22:49 +0000 WNIJ 23392 at http://northernpublicradio.org Busloads of NIU Fans Head South Orange Means A Lot Of Green For NIU http://northernpublicradio.org/post/orange-means-lot-green-niu <p></p><p>Tomorrow’s the big day for NIU football fans.&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 31 Dec 2012 10:45:37 +0000 Susan Stephens & Mike Moen 23375 at http://northernpublicradio.org Orange Means A Lot Of Green For NIU Huskies Head to Miami http://northernpublicradio.org/post/huskies-head-miami <p>The NIU football team heads for Miami today. The Huskies, who are<a href="http://espn.go.com/college-football/rankings" target="_blank"> ranked 15th in the nation</a>, are preparing to play Florida State in the Orange Bowl New Year's Day. It's the first time a team from the Mid-American Conference will appear in a BCS game.</p> Wed, 26 Dec 2012 10:56:01 +0000 WNIJ 23196 at http://northernpublicradio.org Huskies Head to Miami Underdogs: The Impact of the Orange Bowl on NIU http://northernpublicradio.org/post/underdogs-impact-orange-bowl-niu <p>NIU may be an easy target to illustrate some frustration with the way the Bowl Championship Series are decided. Larger schools with winning records which have played bigger teams were left out.&nbsp; NIU plays in the Mid-American Conference, and a MAC team has never made it into a BCS bowl. But a lot of things had to go right for the Huskies to get the nod--and they did. Mon, 10 Dec 2012 12:34:11 +0000 Jenna Dooley 22223 at http://northernpublicradio.org Underdogs: The Impact of the Orange Bowl on NIU Slideshow: Orange Bowl Pep Rally http://northernpublicradio.org/post/slideshow-orange-bowl-pep-rally <p>The NIU Convocation Center played host Wednesday night to a pep rally for members of the Huskies football team.&nbsp; Players took the floor during half-time of the NIU Men's Basketball game.</p> Thu, 06 Dec 2012 03:16:33 +0000 Jenna Dooley 22340 at http://northernpublicradio.org Slideshow: Orange Bowl Pep Rally