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Fox College Sports to televise NIU vs. Kansas

August 11, 2011

NIU football players celebrateThe Northern Illinois University football team added another appearance to its 2011 broadcast schedule as Fox College Sports will televise the Huskies’ Sept. 10 contest at Kansas, the network announced Thursday.

Kick off remains 6 p.m. at Kivisto Field at Memorial Stadium.

The Huskies, who are led by first-year head coach Dave Doeren, will have 10 games broadcast this season, including eight on an ESPN platform. NIU’s 2011 Homecoming game versus Western Michigan, scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 15, will be televised by Comcast SportsNet.

Kansas and NIU will meet for only the second time. Northern Illinois won the only previous game played between the teams as the Huskies claimed a 37-34 victory in Lawrence in 1983.

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