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Huskies React To Poinsettia Bowl Selection

NIU officials react to being selected to play in the Poinsettia Bowl.

DEKALB-NIU officials accepted an invitation Sunday to play in the Poinsettia Bowl in San Diego. The Huskies will face 8-5 Utah State on December 26th.

"We are extremely excited to accept the invitation to play in the San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl,” says NIU Director of Athletics Sean Frazier.  “I want to thank Bruce Binkowsky and the entire Poinsettia Bowl Committee and Commissioner Jon Steinbrecher and the staff of the MAC for providing our players and coaches, fans and families with this excellent opportunity.  It’s going to be a great game and a fantastic experience in a wonderful city.”

 

 “I couldn’t be happier about taking this team to California to play in the San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl,” says NIU head coach Rod Carey. “Everyone has great things to say about the bowl itself, the organization and how the city and community support the game.  It’s a great reward for a great season by this team, and I know the players will be excited to get back on the field together for their last game.”


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