Mike DiNovo-US PRESSWIRE
The Northern Illinois Huskies rise to #18 in the Coaches Poll and #19 in the AP Poll.
Last week the Northern Illinois Huskies were only #23 and #25 in the rankings. Due to a perfect storm in college football yesterday, NIU is in the top 20 going into the MAC Championship. NIU ranks #18 in the Coaches Polll and #19 in the AP Poll. The Huskies also rank #19 in the Harris Poll as well. The BCS is comprised of 1/3 Coaches, 1/3 Harris and 1/3 Computer Rankings.
Remember the goal is to reach the #16 ranking and the Huskies will be BCS Bowl Eligible. The BCS Rankings are released tonight at 7:30 CST.
Things are getting exciting around here in Huskie Nation.