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  • Northern Illinois wrestling tumbles against No. 5 Missouri

    DeKALB – The Northern Illinois wrestling team came up short Sunday, suffering a 26-14 loss to No. 5 Missouri.
    Feb. 7, 2016 - 7:54 pm
  • NIU men's hoops: Huskies drop fourth straight, lose at Ohio

    The Ohio men's basketball team shot better than 60 percent from the floor in the first half and build a big enough lead to hold onto an 80-69 victory ...
    Feb. 6, 2016 - 6:15 pm
  • Huskies make nine 3s, but get blown out at Ohio

    The Northern Illinois women's basketball team was hot from beyond the arc, but fell 95-70 at Ohio on Saturday afternoon.
    Feb. 6, 2016 - 5:54 pm
  • NIU football: Huskies announce signing of former Oregon State QB

    The Northern Illinois football team announced on Thursday that quarterback Seth Collins, who started seven games for Oregon State as a true freshman i ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 6:08 pm
  • Bond with late brother provides heartbreak, inspiration for Michael Orris

    DeKALB – An adjustable toy basketball hoop stood in the unfinished basement of the Orris house. The ...
    Feb. 6, 2016 - 12:00 am
  • NIU football: Lure of free tuition doesn't attract many students

    DeKALB – Like many students, Northern Illinois University senior Katie Caputo didn't go to a Huskies football game last season.
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 10:03 am
  • Signing day: Huskies nab five more players from Florida

    DeKALB – The Northern Illinois football team continues to feel the benefits from its appearance in the 2013 Orange Bowl.
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 6:30 pm
  • Carey's comment on each NIU football recruit

    • Mitchell Brinkman – TE, 6-3, 235 (Council Bluffs, IA - Lewis Central HS)Carey: "Probably wasn't re ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 6:30 pm
  • NIU class includes a quarterback from Mount Carmel

    DeKALB – The comparisons will be difficult to avoid. A two-star quarterback signing with Northern I ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 1:21 am
  • NIU men's soccer only brings in 2, women haul in 6

    DeKALB – A season ago, Northern Illinois men's soccer coach Eric Luzzi brought in 14 new players – looking to expand the roster and fill missing voids ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 6:25 pm
  • Signing day: Niemann makes Iowa deal official

    As the day goes on, so does the list of players both committing to NIU and local athletes signing their National Letters of Intent with other schools.
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 12:58 am
  • Jesse Severson: Obsession with number of 'stars' during signing day is ridiculous

    It's that time of year.On Wednesday, schools across the country will celebrate National Signing Day, ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 11:21 pm
  • NIU men's basketball: Mark Montgomery landed trio of freshmen from same AAU team

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois men’s basketball coach Mark Montgomery didn’t dare miss a Milwaukee United game during the summer of 2014.
    Feb. 1, 2016 - 11:59 pm
  • Men's hoops: Road woes get worse for Huskies

    The struggles on the road for the Northern Illinois men's basketball team just a got a lot worse.The ...
    Jan. 30, 2016 - 7:45 pm
  • Women's basketball: Glenn sinks buzzer beater to lead NIU past Buffalo

    DeKALB – For someone who said she didn't want to shoot, the shot was pretty close to perfect.Getting ...
    Feb. 1, 2016 - 12:14 am
  • KORCEK: Welcome back, old friend

    My inner Huskie voice chuckled with delight last week.  Every time I drove toward downtown DeKalb, p ...
    Jan. 28, 2016 - 11:19 pm
  • NIU to unveil display for former basketball great's appearence on SI

    Northern Illinois announced that later this season it will commemorate a moment when legendary men's basketball star Jim Bradley was photographed for ...
    Jan. 28, 2016 - 5:24 pm
  • Former NIU player Daniels sues DraftKings, FanDuel

    Former Northern Illinois University running back Akeem Daniels filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday against DraftKings and FanDuel seeking more than $5 m ...
    Jan. 27, 2016 - 11:38 pm
  • NIU women drop seventh in a row in high-scoring loss at Kent State

    The Northern Illinois women's basketball team's loss at Kent State wasn't the Huskies' most lopsided defeat of the season.
    Jan. 27, 2016 - 11:36 pm
  • Local roundup: Loshe wins twice for the DeKalb-Sycamore co-op

    Riley Lohse racked up a pair of victories and the DeKalb-Sycamore boys swim team won a three-way meet on Tuesday against host Sterling and Morris.
    Jan. 26, 2016 - 9:24 pm
  • Akron gets hot from 3 late, pulls away from Huskies

    Northern Illinois sophomore center Marin Maric gave the Huskies a one-point lead over Akron on a layup with just more than six minutes left in the gam ...
    Jan. 26, 2016 - 8:34 pm
  • Northern Illinois women's basketball at Kent State

    Tipoff: 6 p.m. today, KentMedia: 98.9 FM, 1360AMRecords: Huskies 8-10 overall, 1-6 in MAC West; Gold ...
    Jan. 26, 2016 - 3:27 pm
  • Northern Illinois men's basketball at Akron preview

    Tipoff: 6 p.m. tonight, AkronMedia: 1360AM/98.9 FMRecords: Huskies 16-3 overall, 5-1 in MAC West; Zi ...
    Jan. 25, 2016 - 4:04 pm
  • VIEWS: Huskies dominating final eight minutes during historic start

    DeKALB – No, I’m not crazy.On Friday, when the Northern Illinois men’s basketball team led by a few ...
    Jan. 25, 2016 - 1:03 am
  • Huskies commit 23 turnovers, drop sixth straight game

    DeKALB – The Northern Illinois women's basketball team picked the wrong time to run into the best team in the Mid-American Conference.
    Jan. 23, 2016 - 3:51 pm
  • Photos: NIU men's hoops beats Toledo

    Images from the NIU men's basketball team's victory against Toledo on Jan. 22 ...
    Jan. 23, 2016 - 11:10 pm
  • Local roundup: NIU wrestling falls at Ohio; DeKalb, Sycamore boys hoops pick up wins

    The Northern Illinois wrestling team lost at No. 23 Ohio 23-10 on Friday in a dual moved up two hours due to an impending blizzard.
    Jan. 22, 2016 - 10:26 pm
  • VIEWS: Baker strengthens case as take-control player

    DeKALB – The second half didn't start well for Travon Baker.After a first half in which he was a big ...
    Jan. 22, 2016 - 11:33 pm
  • NIU men's basketball: Huskies lights out on defense, take down Toledo for 2nd time

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois men's basketball coach Mark Montgomery wouldn't call it ugly. The Huskie ...
    Jan. 23, 2016 - 12:09 am
  • Ohio at Northern Illinois women's basketball preview

    Tipoff: 1 p.m. today, NIU Convocation CenterMedia: 98.9 FM/1360 AMRecords: Bobcats 14-3 overall, 6-0 ...
    Jan. 22, 2016 - 5:39 pm
  • Toledo at Northern Illinois men's basketball preview

    Tipoff: 5:30 p.m. tonight, NIU Convocation CenterMedia: 98.9FM/1360AM; CBS Sports NetworkRecords: Ro ...
    Jan. 21, 2016 - 2:41 pm
  • Ice cold Huskies fall at home to Bowling Green

    DeKALB – In the opening possession of the second quarter, Northern Illinois freshman Mikayla Voigt made a 3-pointer in the right corner.
    Jan. 21, 2016 - 12:20 am
  • Huskies go small with Bradley at center during key stretch of win over Chippewas

    DeKALB – When the Northern Illinois men's basketball team earned its largest lead of the game against Central Michigan, sophomore big man Marin Maric ...
    Jan. 21, 2016 - 12:23 am
  • Huskies overcome early deficit, earn comeback win over Central Michigan

    DeKALB – The Northern Illinois men's basketball team just had to wait for Central Michigan to stop making everything.
    Jan. 19, 2016 - 10:55 pm
  • Bowling Green at Northern Illinois women's basketball preview

    Tipoff: 7 p.m. tonight, NIU Convocation CenterMedia: 98.9 FM/1360 AM, ESPN3Records: Falcons 5-9 over ...
    Jan. 19, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • NIU men's basketball preview: Central Michigan at Northern Illinois

    Tipoff: 7 p.m. today, NIU Convocation CenterMedia: AM-1360, 98.9-FM; ESPN3Records: Huskies 14-3 over ...
    Jan. 19, 2016 - 12:33 am
  • NIU men lose first MAC game as four ejected early at Western Michigan

    University Arena has been a house of horrors for the last decade for the Northern Illinois men's basketball team. It took just 5 minutes Saturday for ...
    Jan. 16, 2016 - 8:44 pm
  • NIU women fall at Toledo

    The Northern Illinois women's basketball team turned a 14-point Toledo lead into a five-point dfecit late in the fourth quarter, but couldn't get any ...
    Jan. 16, 2016 - 4:59 pm
  • Northern Illinois women's basketball at Toledo preview

    Tipoff: 1 p.m. today, ToledoMedia: 98.9 FM/1360 AM, ESPN3Records: Huskies 8-7 overall, 1-3 MAC West; ...
    Jan. 15, 2016 - 5:18 pm
  • Northern Illinois men's basketball at Western Michigan preview

    Tipoff: 6 p.m. today, KalamazooMedia: 98.9 FM/1360 AM; ESPN3Records: Huskies 14-2 overall, 3-0 in MA ...
    Jan. 15, 2016 - 5:18 pm
  • VIEWS: Large rotation keeps Huskies from fouling out this season

    DeKALB – Fans of the Northern Illinois men’s basketball team have had plenty of chances to sing “Hit the Road Jack,” at opponents this season.
    Jan. 14, 2016 - 7:10 pm
  • Local roundup: Rod Carey announces NIU offensive coaches' staff assignments

    Northern Illinois football coach Rod Carey finalized the assignments for the coaching staff on offense for the upcoming season.Northern Illinois footb ...
    Jan. 13, 2016 - 11:47 pm
  • NIU women's basketball: Huskies suffer worst loss of the season at Central Michigan

    Things went from bad to worse for the Northern Illinois women's basketball team. Playing without tw ...
    Jan. 13, 2016 - 11:48 pm
  • Huskies make plays down stretch, stay unbeaten in MAC with win at Toledo

    With just more than a minute remaining, the Toledo men's basketball team held a one-point lead at home.
    Jan. 12, 2016 - 8:48 pm
  • Dallas named MAC Track Athlete of the Week

    Northern Illinois freshman Kedisha Dallas was named the Mid-American Conference Track Athlete of the Week after breaking two school records, the confe ...
    Jan. 12, 2016 - 4:16 pm
  • OL Sharping named to Freshman All-America team

    Northern Illinois offensive lineman Max Scharping became the first Huskie to be named a Freshman All-American since 2007.
    Jan. 11, 2016 - 5:15 pm
  • Northern Illinois men's basketball at Toledo preview

    Tipoff: 6 p.m. tonight, ToledoMedia: 98.9 FM/1360 AM, ESPN3Records: Huskies 13-2 overall, 2-0 in MAC ...
    Jan. 11, 2016 - 5:10 pm
  • Baker wins MAC West Player of Week for first time

    After scoring a combined 50 points in the opening two conference games, Northern Illinois senior guard Travon Baker was named the Mid-American Confere ...
    Jan. 11, 2016 - 3:56 pm
  • NIU men's game changes date, will air on CBS Sports Network

    The Mid-American Conference is rewarding the Northern Illinois men's basketball team's strong start to the season – but it comes with a cost of a sche ...
    Jan. 11, 2016 - 3:45 pm
  • NIU football announces non-conference schedule, home and away opponents for 2016

    The Northern Illinois football team announced its 2016 non-conference schedule and home and away conference opponents on Monday – with Huskie Stadium ...
    Jan. 11, 2016 - 3:40 pm
  • Northern Illinois wrestling falls to Illinois

    DeKALB – The Northern Illinois wrestling team had its hands full in a dual match against Illinois on Sunday, losing, 27-14.
    Jan. 10, 2016 - 7:47 pm
  • Baker makes seven 3-pointers, Huskies pull away in win over Eastern Michigan

    DeKALB – In the six previous games against Eastern Michigan, Northern Illinois senior guard Travon Baker made a combined six 3-pointers.
    Jan. 9, 2016 - 11:34 pm
  • NIU women lose lead late, fall to Eastern Michigan in OT

    DeKALB – The Eastern Michigan women's basketball team wouldn't go away.Northern Illinois led for nea ...
    Jan. 9, 2016 - 8:16 pm
  • After tough freshman season, Baker shining as senior for NIU men's basketball

    DeKALB – Maybe this year's freshmen for the Northern Illinois men's basketball team are a little spoiled.
    Jan. 11, 2016 - 12:20 am
  • Eastern Michigan at Northern Illinois women's basketball preview

    Tipoff: 5 p.m. tonight, NIU Convo CenterMedia: Radio: 98.9 FM/1360 AM. TV: ESPN3Records: Eagles 10-3 ...
    Jan. 8, 2016 - 5:38 pm
  • Eastern Michigan at Northern Illinois men's basketball preview

    Tipoff: 7:30 p.m. tonight, NIU Convo CenterMedia: Radio: 98.9 FM/1360 AM; TV: ESPN3Records: Eagles 9 ...
    Jan. 8, 2016 - 5:38 pm
  • Huskies continue hot start, win conference opener over Ohio

    DeKALB – On Wednesday, the Ohio men's basketball team saw a different Marin Maric than last season.T ...
    Jan. 6, 2016 - 10:13 pm
  • Despite career-night from Gorman, Huskies fall at Miami (Ohio)

    The winning streak ends at four for the Northern Illinois women's basketball team.The Huskies strugg ...
    Jan. 6, 2016 - 10:12 pm
  • Despite poor end to last season, Greenfield returns as a leader for NIU gymnastics

    DeKALB – It wasn’t the best time for Northern Illinois gymnast Megan Greenfield to post her worst score of the season last year.
    Jan. 7, 2016 - 12:06 am
  • Huskies hire Uremovich as offensive coordinator, Kane has defensive coordinator

    Northern Illinois announced the hiring of Mike Uremovich as the offensive coordinator and Kevin Kane as the defensive coordinator on Wednesday – as bo ...
    Jan. 6, 2016 - 4:47 pm
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