Heartbreaking loss for UB Football, falling to NIU 30-29 in MAC Championship

Posted: 10:29 PM, Nov 30, 2018
Updated: 2018-12-01 03:29:34Z

Northern Illinois didn't have a lead until 1:09 left in the fourth quarter but that was all they needed to knock off UB 30-29 to win the 2018 MAC Championship. At one point, Buffalo led 29-10 until NIU Scored 20 unanswered points. 

Tyree Jackson completed 18 of 35 passes for 252 yards and two touchdowns in the loss. Anthony Johnson was on the receiving end of both touchdowns, catching seven passes for 124 yards. 

Jaret Patterson and Kevin Marks led the way for the Bulls on the ground, combining for 144 yards on 35 carries.  Both Marks and Patterson scored rushing touchdowns in the loss.

UB will find out which bowl game they'll be heading to on Sunday evening when the NCAA postseason schedule is announced. 

Have a news tip, question or comment?


Take WKBW Everywhere, on all your devices.  Download below!

Phone or Tablet: Apple, Android
Set-top Device: Roku , Apple TV , Amazon Fire TV
Amazon Alexa

Personalize your news, get the latest 7 First Alert Forecast, and watch 7 Eyewitness News video wherever, whenever.

Learn more here about what 7 Eyewitness News provides on all these devices.