2014 MAC Championship Game – Bowling Green vs. NIU

By Kevin Kelley -

The 2014 Marathon MAC Football Championship Game is set with the Bowling Green Falcons facing the Northern Illinois Huskies. The game will be played on Friday, Dec. 5 at Ford Field in Detroit, Michigan (7pm ET, ESPN2).

Bowling Green (7-5, 5-3 MAC) clinched the MAC East Division on Nov. 12 with a 30-20 win over Kent State. The Falcons, who are making their third appearance in the championship game, won the title last season after upsetting NIU 47-27.

Northern Illinois (10-2, 7-1 MAC) won the MAC West today after defeating Western Michigan 31-21. The Huskies have played in the championship game five times previously, winning back-to-back in 2011 and 2012.

Bowling Green and NIU did not meet in the regular season this year, and their last meeting was in the previously mentioned title game in 2013.

The Falcons and Huskies have met 18 times overall in a series that began back in 1967. Bowling Green leads the overall series 11-7.

2014 Marathon MAC Championship Game

  • Location: Ford Field, Detroit, MI
  • Date: Friday, Dec. 5, 2014
  • Time: 7pm ET
  • TV: ESPN2

MAC Championship Game Results (past 10 years)

  • 2013 – Bowling Green 47, Northern Illinois 27
  • 2012 – Northern Illinois 44, Kent State 37 (2OT)
  • 2011 – Northern Illinois 23, Ohio 20
  • 2010 – Miami 26, Northern Illinois 21
  • 2009 – Central Michigan 20, Ohio 10
  • 2008 – Buffalo 42, Ball State 24
  • 2007 – Central Michigan 35, Miami 10
  • 2006 – Central Michigan 31, Ohio 10
  • 2005 – Akron 31, Northern Illinois 30
  • 2004 – Toledo 35, Miami 27

Football Schedules

  1. Welch
    November 28, 2014 at 11:58 pm

    Congrats NIU!!! Redemption this year for the title!!

  2. paulswaney
    November 30, 2014 at 5:59 pm

    5 straight appearances by NIU is pretty impressive

  3. Matt
    December 2, 2014 at 9:51 pm

    Go Falcon !! Ka ka

  4. JT
    December 5, 2014 at 10:44 am

    Let’s go Falcons

  5. Hales
    December 5, 2014 at 1:10 pm

    Huskies, you Northern Huskies……..

  6. Figuero
    December 5, 2014 at 5:34 pm

    It’s another Huskey FIRST DOWN!!!!!!

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