Sports
5:08 am
Tue December 3, 2013

NIU Remains Undefeated

 The Northern Illinois University football team remains ranked #14 in the latest BCS standings. The Huskies (12-0, 8-0 Mid-American Conference) will face MAC East Champions Bowling Green in the 2013 MAC Championship Game at Detroit's Ford Field on Friday, Dec. 6.

Quarterback Jordan Lynch threw for 202 yards during the game against Toledo Nov. 20
Credit NIU Athletics

According to NIU Athletics:  

***The  Huskies are 12-0 for the first time in school history. NIU’s previous best undefeated mark was a 10-0 record in 1963 when the Huskies won the College Division National Championship.

***NIU won its 26th straight game at Huskie Stadium, the longest winning streak by an FBS (Football Bowl Subdivision) team in its home stadium.  The Huskies’ streak dates back to Sept. 26, 2009 when NIU lost to Idaho, 34-31.  NIU completed its fourth straight unbeaten season at Huskie Stadium.

***With its 12th straight win, NIU tied its school record for longest winning streak.  The record was first set by the 2012 Huskies.

**NIU has won 24 of its last 25 games.

***NIU extended its nation-leading conference winning streak to 25 games; NIU has not lost to a MAC opponent since Oct. 1, 2011 (CMU).

NIU Football Stats (By Game) 

BCS Rankings (Released Dec. 1, 2013)

1              Florida State      

2              Ohio State          

3              Auburn

4              Alabama             

5              Missouri              

6              Oklahoma State               

7              Stanford             

8              South Carolina  

9              Baylor  

10           Michigan State 

11           Arizona State    

12           Oregon

13           Clemson             

14           Northern Illinois             

15           LSU       

16          UCF       

17           Oklahoma          

18           UCLA    

19           Louisville             

20           Duke    

21           Wisconsin           

22           Georgia

23           Fresno State     

24           Texas A&M        

25           Texas