The Huskies won the MAC West and defeated Buffalo to win the program’s fourth MAC title game in its history but lost the Boca Raton Bowl to C-USA champion UAB to finish 8-6 overall (6-2 MAC) and also lost Coach Rod Carey, who took the head job at Temple following the bowl game.
Nine bowl games involving Group of Five teams occurred before Christmas from Dec. 18 through Dec. 22. Army was the big record breaker this week in gaining its 11th win and did it record fashion with its most points and biggest margin of victory in its 70-14 win over Houston. Below are recaps and video […]
UAB vs. Northern Illinois (Boca Raton Bowl) When: Tuesday, December 18, 7:00 PM EST Where: FAU Stadium, Boca Raton, Fla. TV/Streaming: ESPN, WatchESPN (subscription req’d) UAB Blazers (1st C-USA West, 10-3, 7-1) Two years after failing to field a team, UAB went 10-3 and won the Conference USA Championship to set up a matchup with […]
All five Group of Five conference for the first-time hosted championship games with the Sun Belt Conference joining the party this year. Aside from the Sun Belt game, the other four games went down to the final minutes before a winner was decided. I will go over a small recap of each game and provide […]
Northern Illinois vs. Buffalo When: Friday, November 30, 7:00 PM EST Where: Ford Field, Detroit, Mich. TV/Streaming: ESPN2 / WatchESPN Northern Illinois Huskies (7-5, 6-2 MAC) MAC West Division Champions Location: DeKalb, Ill. Enrollment: 13,454 Sagarin Rating: 77 (15 in G5) Season Recap: Northern Illinois clinched the West Division title of the Mid-American Conference with a 6-2 record, […]
Two prior undefeated teams in Buffalo and North Texas had home games looking to remain undefeated but both fell in games yesterday. Army and Louisiana Tech defeated those two respectively. Now just UCF (which had a big win over a Power 5 team in Pittsburgh), South Florida, who had a bye, and Cincinnati, who blew […]