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NIU Huskies are stuck in Bowl Limbo

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Just like last year when Northern Illinois barely got into a bowl game with a 6-6 record, it's still a wait-and-see situation with our 7-5 record. This following list is not 100% accurate, (there's too many IFs) but is still a good gauge of which games you should be caring about in terms of post-season chances. 68 teams will be going bowling...will we?

Here's who you should be rooting for today. For explanations, see HuskieWire.

Big East

11:00 AM - Syracuse over UConn (5-5) Final: Syracuse 31, UConn 56

Big 12

2:30 PM - Missouri over Kansas (5-6) Final: Mizzou 41, Kansas 39 - YAY!

C-USA

2:00 PM - Tulane over SMU (6-5) Final: Tulane 21, SMU 26

2:00 PM - UTEP over Marshall (6-5) Final: Marshall 21, UTEP 52 - YAY!

Independent

7:00 PM - Stanford over Notre Dame (6-5) Final: ND 38, Stanford 45 - YAY!

Pac-10

9:00 PM - USC over UCLA (6-5) Final: UCLA 7, USC 28 - YAY!

2:30 PM - Arizona State over Arizona (6-4) Final: Arizona 20, Arizona State 17

Sun Belt

3:30 PM - MTSU over UL Monroe (6-5) Final: MTSU 38, LA-Monroe 19 - YAY!

6:00 PM - Troy over UL Lafayette (6-5) Final: Troy 48, LA-Lafayette 31 - YAY!

GO ORANGE! GO TIGERS! GO GREEN WAVE! GO MINERS! GO CARDINAL! GO TROJANS! GO SUN DEVILS! GO BLUE RAIDERS! GO (OTHER) TROJANS!

We'll talk resumes and open bowl spots after the chaos. I'm thinking that Purdue victory will turn some heads in the selection process.

This post will update throughout the day with score updates.