NIU falls to Utah State in Pointsettia Bowl

NIU falls to Utah State in Pointsettia Bowl

San Diego, CA (SportsNetwork.com) – Joey DeMartino rushed for 143 yards and a
touchdown to lead Utah State to a 21-14 win over 24th-ranked Northern Illinois
in the Poinsettia Bowl on Thursday.

Darell Garretson completed 17-of-29 passes for 121 yards with one touchdown
and an interception and Brandon Swindall finished with four catches for 28
yards and a score for the Aggies (9-5), who finished the season with wins in
six of their final seven games.

Heisman finalist Jordan Lynch struggled all night, completing 20-of-35 passes
for 216 yards, one touchdown and one interception. Lynch, who entered the game
averaging nearly 206 rushing yards per game, picked up a meager 39 yards and
one score on 18 carries.

The Huskies (11-2) received no help from their kicking game as kicker Mathew
Sims missed a pair of field goals from 37 and 29 yards.

NIU finished the season with two straight losses.

12/27 00:49:38 ET

Copyright © 2013
Metro Networks Inc.

Recent Headlines

yesterday in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: April 25

elvis

On this day in 1977 a legend made his final recording.

yesterday in Local Sports

Report: NHL Commissioner not considering expansion into Seattle now

Photo Credit: WENN

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman has thrown up a big stop sign in front of expansion plans focused on the Emerald…

yesterday in Entertainment

‘The Other Woman’ serves up revenge in comic female fantasy

other

"The Other Woman" is a somewhat rare species - a comedy by women, about women and for women.

yesterday in Sports

Pineda not only pitcher in majors to try pine tar

Home plate umpire Gerry Davis ejects New York Yankees starting pitcher Michael Pineda after a foreign substance was discovered on the right side of his neck in the second inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park in Boston, Wednesday, April 23, 2014.

The Yankees pitcher is hardly the first major leaguer to use pine tar to aid his grip. He just got caught.

yesterday in Local Sports

Green Bay vs. Seattle will cost you

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson tries to avoid the rush of Green Bay Packers outside linebacker Clay Matthews (52) during the first half of an NFL preseason football game Friday, Aug. 23, 2013, in Green Bay, Wis.

So you want to see 2014 NFL season opener between the Packers and the Seahawks…prepare to open up your wallet.