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Join a Watch Party to See Huskies Football!

November 12th, 2013

jefferson-nabalHuskie fans are invited to “watch parties” across the country to see what promises to be an exciting home game as the Huskies attack the Ball State Cardinals on Wednesday night.

NIU (9-0, 5-0 MAC) needs to beat Ball State (9-1, 6-0 MAC) to improve its Bowl Championship Series standings. NIU is ranked No. 15, just behind Fresno State, in the fight for a BCS spot for non-automatic qualifier champions.

For faraway fans that can’t make the 7 p.m. game, several watch parties have been scheduled in major cities across the country:

Chicago – Goose Island Wrigleyville, 3535 N. Clark St.

New York City – Boka, 9 St. Marks Place, between Second and Third Avenue. Visit

Washington, D.C. – Ventnor Sports Café, 2411 18th St. NW

Atlanta area – Bedoe’s Bar & Grille, 6115 Hickory Flat Highway, Suite 101, Canton, Ga.

Dallas area – Tailgaters Sports Bar & Grill, 14831 Midway Road, Addison, Texas

Local Watch Parties in the Suburbs:

Oakbrook Terrace Anyway’s Restaurant, 5 E. Roosevelt Road

Gurnee Timothy O’Toole’s Pub, 5572 Grand Ave.

If leaving home isn’t an option, tune in to ESPN2 to watch the live broadcast!