NIU wins MAC West Division

Northern Illinois University won the MAC West Division when they beat the Toledo Rockets yesterday 35-17. The Huskies (11-0, 7-0) kept their hopes of playing in a second consecutive BCS bowl game alive by pulling away from an upset minded Toledo Team. Toledo (7-4, 5-2) was playing for a chance to share the MAC West Division Title. Up next for NIU is a home game against Western Michigan and then the MAC Championship.