NIU NEWS: Eastern Illinois Preview Roundup

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A round up of game news and previews for the Northern Illinois vs Eastern Illinois game on Saturday.

NIU will be challenged by EIU’s offensive prowess - Chicago Sun-Times
DeKALB — There’s usually a certain itinerary for a Football Championship Subdivision school when facing a Football Bowl Subdivision team that carries 22 more scholarship players. It starts with playing on the road in a nicer stadium against players that are bigger and faster. Typically,

Eastern Illinois at Northern Illinois - chicagotribune.com

Internet/radio: 6 p.m. Saturday; ESPN3.com, WYLL-AM 1160, WLBK-AM 1360.

Northern Illinois football: Versatile Tommylee Lewis making smooth transition into No. 1 receiver role - chicagotribune.com
Tommylee Lewis' versatility as a receiver and rusher has perplexed Northern Illinois' opponents.

Huskie Wire | KORCEK'S CORNER: NIU football getting everybody's best shot

Huskie Wire | NIU football looks to tie MAC home winning streak

Huskie Wire | Q&A with Eastern Illinois beat writer Brian Nielsen

Huskie Wire | Sept. 19 Q&A

Huskie Wire | Dunbar remembered as ‘consummate pro’

Huskie Wire | NIU notes: WR Lewis shows off versatility; gameday changes come to Huskie Stadium

Time to take out the cats - Northern Star Online: Sports
Football may find itself in the midst of a trap game when Eastern Illinois comes into Huskie Stadium this Saturday.

Northern Illinois' Tommylee Lewis a threat from anywhere - Rockford, IL - Rockford Register Star
Even before Tommylee Lewis tied a school record with two kickoff returns for touchdowns as a redshirt freshman, his Northern Illinois University teammates knew he was dangerous in the open field.

Eastern Illinois: Everyone notices Jimmy Garoppolo now - chicagotribune.com
Eastern Illinois quarterback has the attention of NFL scouts as he surpasses Sean Payton and Tony Romo in the school record books

Football Breakdown: Eastern Illinois - Northern Star Online: News
After opening the season 2-0 for the first time since 2003, the Huskies will put their 21-game home winning streak on the line against the Eastern Illinois Panthers (3-0). Playing out of the Ohio Valley Conference in the Football Championship Subdivision, the Panthers are ranked No. 8 in the Sports Network poll and No. 10 in the FCS Coaches poll. Sports reporter Frank Gogola will break down the key players for the Panthers.

GOLF

Men's Golf Travels to Wolf Run Intercollegiate - NIUHUSKIES.COM - The Northern Illinois Official Athletic Site

Men's golf hopes short game improves in Indy - Northern Star Online: Sports
DeKalb | Men’s golf’s freshmen will get another chance to prove their quality this weekend.

TENNIS

Men's Tennis to Take Part in Drake Invitational - NIUHUSKIES.COM - The Northern Illinois Official Athletic Site

SOCCER

Huskies Fall Late to Fairleigh Dickinson - NIUHUSKIES.COM - The Northern Illinois Official Athletic Site

Ramblers Slip By Huskies, 1-0 - NIUHUSKIES.COM - The Northern Illinois Official Athletic Site

Women's Soccer Heads to Chicago for Last Non-Conference Game - NIUHUSKIES.COM - The Northern Illinois Official Athletic Site

Women's Soccer heads to Chicago - Northern Star Online: Sports
It’s an in-state clash for women’s soccer (2-5-1) this weekend as it takes on the Loyola Ramblers on Friday at Chicago.

Huskies Travel to Northwestern Lakeside Classic - NIUHUSKIES.COM - The Northern Illinois Official Athletic Site

Men's soccer looks to even record - Northern Star Online: Sports
DeKalb | Men’s soccer’s schedule won’t get any easier as it hits the road for its first of six away games in a row.

VOLLEYBALL

Northern Illinois Overpowers IPFW in 3-1 Win - NIUHUSKIES.COM - The Northern Illinois Official Athletic Site

Huskies Quash Colonials, 3-0 - NIUHUSKIES.COM - The Northern Illinois Official Athletic Site

Northern Illinois Readies for Huskie Invitational - NIUHUSKIES.COM - The Northern Illinois Official Athletic Site

Volleyball looks to break losing streak at home - Northern Star Online: News
DeKalb | After a rare straight-set home loss to Northern Iowa on Tuesday, volleyball hopes to rebound against three teams in the Huskie Invitational this weekend.

Volleyball can't find a rhythm vs. Northern Iowa - Northern Star Online: Sports
There was a lack of energy from volleyball early in Tuesday night’s match against Northern Iowa.

GYMNASITCS

Huskie Gymnastics Earn Academic Accolades - NIUHUSKIES.COM - The Northern Illinois Official Athletic Site
The Northern Illinois Official Athletic Site, partner of CBSSports.com College Network. The most comprehensive coverage of the Northern Illinois Huskies on the web with highlights, scores, game summaries, and rosters.

MISC

Six Huskies Named 2013 NFCA All-America Scholar-Athletes - NIUHUSKIES.COM - The Northern Illinois Official Athletic Site

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