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N. Illinois to face Nebraska in 2016

Updated: December 17, 2012, 3:53 PM ET
By Scott Powers | ESPNChicago.com

CHICAGO -- Northern Illinois announced Monday the Huskies will play the Nebraska Cornhuskers at Soldier Field in 2016.

Northern Illinois will host the Cornhuskers in Chicago on Sept. 24, 2016, and the Huskies will play at Nebraska on Sept. 2, 2017 and Sept. 14, 2019.

Northern Illinois has played Big Ten competition at Soldier Field the past two years.

The Huskies lost to Wisconsin before 41,068 fans in 2011 and fell to Iowa before a crowd of 52,117 this season. Their ...

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