In a non-surprise selection NIU will be headed across the border to the International Bowl in Toronto, Canada.
The Huskies (7-5, 5-3 MAC) will face South Florida (7-4, 3-4 Big East) out of the Big East, so they will draw a BCS conference school. If you plan on going, you might want to expedite your passport.
In other MAC Bowls:
GMAC —Jan. 6, Mobile, Ala. —7 PM ESPN
No. 25 Central Michigan (11-2, 8-0 MAC) vs. Troy (9-3, 8-0 Sun Belt)
Roady's Humanitarian Bowl —Dec. 30, Boise, Ida. —4:30 PM ESPN
Bowling Green (7-5, 6-2 MAC) vs. Idaho (7-5, 4-4 WAC)
Eagle Bank Bowl —Dec. 29, Washington D.C. —4:30 PM ESPN
Temple (9-3, 7-1 MAC) vs. UCLA* (6-6, 3-6 Pac-10)
*If Army defeats Navy they will get their tie-in for the Eagle Bank Bowl and replace UCLA.
Little Ceasars Pizza Bowl —Dec. 26, Detroit, Mich. —1 PM ESPN
Ohio (9-4, 7-1 MAC) vs. Marshall (6-6, 4-4, C-USA).