Northwestern Football vs. Northern Illinois, 1982
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Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.)
Final score, NU: 31, Northern Illinois: 6. Coach: Dennis Green. This game was NU's first win after 34 consecutive losses, and snapped the longest losing streak in Division I football. It also marks the second occasion where fans pulled down the goal posts to deposit in Lake Michigan ("laked the posts").
Green, Dennis, 1949-
Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.)--Football--History; Northwestern Wildcats (Football team); Northern Illinois University--Football--History; Northern Illinois Huskies (Football team)
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