It seems the only folks happy about No. 16 Northern Illinois playing in the Orange Bowl against No. 13 Florida State are the Huskies and their fans.
MILWAUKEE (AP) Paris Gulley scored 21 points to lead Milwaukee over Northern Illinois in an 80-73 overtime win Friday night, snapping a five-game losing streak.
CINCINNATI (AP) The University of Cincinnati ended a whirlwind week on Friday looking for Butch Jones' replacement as football coach while the team started preparing for its bowl game.
DEKALB, Ill. (AP) Aksel Bolin scored 15 points to lead Northern Illinois to a 65-54 win over SIU-Edwardsville on Wednesday night.