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Bulls will attempt to defeat the Huskies for the second-time in series

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

The Northern Illinois Huskies face the Buffalo Bulls on Friday, November 30th. The game will kick off at 7 pm EST on ESPN2 at Ford Field in Detroit, Michigan.

The Huskies have a 7-5 record. Northern Illinois is 4-3 on the road this season.

Buffalo Bulls quarterback Tyree Jackson attempting a pass against the Rutgers Scarlet Knights
Tyree Jackson attempting a pass against the Rutgers Scarlet Knights (Getty Images)

The Bulls are 10-2. Buffalo is 5-1 on the road.

According to’s Consensus Analysis poll, the Bulls have a 77% chance to win this game from their public poll. Their expert analysis gives the Bulls an 84% chance to win the game.

This will be the first meeting between the two teams since the 2017 season. The Huskies won 14-13 on October 14th, 2017.

In fact, Northern Illinois has won the last 11 games in the series. Buffalo’s only win came in a 20-7 win on November 9th, 1968.

The Huskies lost their last two games to end the regular season. They were defeated 28-21 by the Western Michigan Broncos. And they lost 13-7 to the Miami (Ohio) RedHawks.

Northern Illinois has not won a game since defeating the Toledo Rockets, 38-15 on November 7th.

The Bulls are coming into this game with a one-game win streak. They defeated the Bowling Green Falcons, 44-14, in their season-finale.

Buffalo has not won since November 14th when they won 52-17 over the Ohio Bobcats.

Huskies quarterback Marcus Childers has gone 191 of 335 for 1,696 yards. He also has 11 touchdowns and nine interceptions.

Tre Harbison leads the Huskies backs with 177 carries for 950 yards and four touchdowns. Jauan Wesley leads the Huskies receivers with 47 receptions for 543 yards and two touchdowns.

Bulls quarterback Tyree Jackson has gone 187 of 337 for 2,605 passing yards. He also has 25 touchdowns and 11 touchdowns.

Jaret Patterson leads the Bulls backs with 150 carries for 874 yards and 12 touchdowns. Anthony Johnson leads the Bulls receivers with 45 receptions for 820 yards and nine touchdowns.


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