How do you move forward after a 5-win season? In Northern Illinois' case, you have to learn from your past, and look at the few bright spots.
The NIU senior forward/leading scorer will not finish the year with the team, dismissed for reasons unknown.
NIU can likely count on Xavier Silas to singlehandedly win a couple big games. But with little support around him, they'll find themselves at the bottom of the MAC standings.