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NIU, San Diego State set games in 2016, '17

Published on NewsOK Modified: July 29, 2014 at 3:12 pm •  Published: July 29, 2014

DEKALB, Ill. (AP) — Northern Illinois has added a pair of games against San Diego State to its schedule starting in 2016.

NIU said in a news release Tuesday that the Huskies will play the Aztecs in DeKalb on Sept. 17, 2016, and travel to San Diego to face the Aztecs on Sept. 30, 2017.

The teams haven't faced each other since 1971. San Diego State has won all four meetings between the teams.

San Diego State has to four straight bowl games. That includes a win over Buffalo in the 2013 Famous Idaho Potato Bowl.