NIU grants Sean Kowal his release
Northern Illinois graduate Sean Kowal finally got his release from the school late Tuesday night after the Huskies had originally denied his request to pursue a master's degree at another school. NIU said he initially didn't provide it with specific information on his intended academic choice.
Kowal, a center, gave Northern Illinois a list of five programs -- his hometown St. Louis Billikens, Xavier, Marquette, Creighton and SMU -- all of which are religious-based schools that he wanted ...
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