• NIU’s Turner up to speed at wide receiver

    DeKALB – Aregeros Turner’s time at Northern Illinois didn’t get off to the best start.Roughly a mont ...
    April 15, 2014 - 11:14 pm
  • NIU guards Balls, Cravatta will transfer

    Northern Illinois sophomore guards Daveon Balls and J.J. Cravatta have been granted their release from the Northern Illinois men’s basketball program ...
    April 14, 2014 - 12:24 am
  • Former Northern Illinois basketball player Nader suspended after DUI arrest

    AMES, Iowa – Iowa State University has suspended Abdel Nader from the basketball team after his arrest on suspicion of drunken driving over the weeken ...
    April 13, 2014 - 2:30 pm
  • Wimann, Logan top picks for Huskie Bowl

    DeKALB – After Thursday morning's football practice at Huskie Stadium, each of the two Huskie Bowl squads split up and practiced on their own for abou ...
    April 11, 2014 - 9:31 am
  • NIU quarterback competition still an even race

    DeKALB – Rod Carey's stance on his three-man quarterback competition hasn't changed.Since the start ...
    April 11, 2014 - 9:29 am
  • NIU adds to track class

    DeKALB – The Northern Illinois University track & field team has signed two more athletes to their 2014 recruiting class, NIU Director of Track & Fiel ...
    April 9, 2014 - 7:32 am
  • NIU softball drops doubleheader to Valpo

    VALPARAISO, Ind. – The Northern Illinois softball team dropped a midweek doubleheader with Valparaiso on Tuesday.
    April 9, 2014 - 7:31 am
  • Huskies sweep weekly softball honors from MAC

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois University softball players Shelby Miller and Jessica Sturm were named Mid-American Conference West Division Player and Pit ...
    April 9, 2014 - 7:34 am
  • NIU RB Daniels practicing, ready to make comeback after foot injury

    DeKALB – Akeem Daniels was supposed to be a big part of the 2013 Huskie football team.However, those ...
    April 9, 2014 - 7:30 am
  • DeKalb grad Russell walks on to NIU football team

    DeKALB – For Jimmy Russell, playing football for Northern Illinois was always in the back of his head.
    April 7, 2014 - 2:01 pm
  • NIU women’s golf finishes third at Bradley invite

    PEKIN– The Northern Illinois women’s golf team finished in third place after scoring a final round 308 at the Bradley Invitational at the Pekin Countr ...
    April 7, 2014 - 2:02 pm
  • Klonowski’s shutout leads NIU baseball over Toledo

    DeKALB – A complete game, one-hit shutout by Alex Klonowski – the first for Northern Illinois baseball since April 1, 1997, at Valparaiso – served as ...
    April 7, 2014 - 2:02 pm
  • NIU softball sweeps Western Michigan

    DEKALB – The Northern Illinois softball team completed its sweep of Western Michigan with a 6-1 victory over the Broncos at Mary M. Bell Field on Sund ...
    April 7, 2014 - 2:03 pm
  • Lynch to work out privately for Bears

    There are days when Jordan Lynch waits for his cell phone to buzz, informing him that it's time to leave for practice, a weightlifting session or meet ...
    April 3, 2014 - 11:34 pm
  • Thursday practice notes: Quarterback battle still even

    DeKALB – At the start of spring practice, Northern Illinois football coach Rod Carey said he thought his team's quarterback battle was even.
    April 3, 2014 - 5:34 pm
  • Stingily heads strong group at running back for NIU

    DeKALB – Kelton Copeland wants his job to be tough.Northern Illinois' second-year running backs coac ...
    April 3, 2014 - 11:36 pm
  • Frazier looks to improve Huskie Stadium

    DeKALB – When Sean Frazier arrived at Northern Illinois and walked through the halls of Huskie Stadium, one thing was clear to the first-year NIU athl ...
    April 1, 2014 - 10:14 pm
  • NIU football looks to replace defensive line

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois football developed two record-setting quarterbacks in the past few years.
    March 30, 2014 - 9:04 pm
  • Korcek: Saying goodbye to NIU grad Sassone

    Just typing out loud. Thought No. 1: If you’re a die-hard Blackhawks fan, by now you have probably h ...
    March 28, 2014 - 11:51 pm
  • NIU will host 8 MAC softball games

    Northern Illinois’ Mary M. Bell Field will host eight Mid-American Conference softball games between NIU, Bowling Green, Toledo and Western Michigan t ...
    March 28, 2014 - 9:40 am
  • Youel wins 2nd straight weekly MAC award

    Northern Illinois junior tennis player Nelle Youel was named MAC Player of the Week for the second consecutive week Thursday.
    March 28, 2014 - 1:27 am
  • UMass departure is good news for MAC

    UMass football didn’t bring a whole lot to the Mid-American Conference.It didn’t fit geographically, ...
    March 28, 2014 - 1:08 am
  • NIU's Marlon Moore on the move

    DeKALB – Jimmie Ward patrolled the Northern Illinois defensive backfield the past three seasons, starting 39 of NIU’s 42 games.
    March 28, 2014 - 10:53 am
  • NIU tennis duo sweeps MAC weekly awards

    Northern Illinois senior tennis player Jovan Zeljkovic was named MAC Player of the Week Thursday, after improving his record to 10-4 in the Huskies' 7 ...
    March 27, 2014 - 3:20 pm
  • UMass to leave MAC after 2015 season

    The Mid-American Conference and the University of Massachusetts jointly announced Wednesday that the 2015 football season will be the final year for U ...
    March 26, 2014 - 2:05 pm
  • Wedel looking to be do-it-all kicker for NIU

    DeKALB – Could Tyler Wedel be a do-everything special teams kicker?Wedel has spent the past three se ...
    March 26, 2014 - 7:28 am
  • NIU gymnasts earn regional bids

    Northern Illinois gymnasts Kim Gotlund and Amanda Stepp will represent the Huskies at the NCAA Regional in Fayetteville, Ark. on April 5.
    March 25, 2014 - 5:30 pm
  • Miller earns MAC West Player of the Week honors

    Northern Illinois senior shortstop Shelby Miller was named the Mid-American Conference Softball West Division Player of the Week on Monday.
    March 24, 2014 - 8:38 pm
  • Harmon enjoying time back in DeKalb

    DeKALB – BCS bowl games and a facility like the Chessick Center were just figments of everyone’s imagination during Craig Harmon’s playing days at Nor ...
    March 21, 2014 - 11:50 pm
  • NIU's Youel earns weekly MAC tennis honor

    Northern Illinois University junior Nelle Youel has been named Mid-American Conference Women's Tennis Singles Player of the Week for her efforts in tw ...
    March 21, 2014 - 12:41 am
  • NIU's ‘wide open’ quarterback competition underway

    DeKALB – Dave Doeren named Jordan Lynch his starting quarterback heading into spring practice two years ago.
    March 21, 2014 - 12:35 am
  • NIU baseball rallies in ninth to defeat UIC

    The Northern Illinois baseball team scored five runs in the top of the ninth inning of Tuesday’s 8-7 win at Illinois-Chicago.The Northern Illinois bas ...
    March 18, 2014 - 10:44 pm
  • NIU has questions entering spring

    DeKALB – For the first time since 2010, Northern Illinois is going into spring practice without having named its starting quarterback.
    March 19, 2014 - 9:07 am
  • NIU football back in session

    DeKALB – Rod Carey set the number at 28 degrees.If the temperature was at least 28 degrees at 7 a.m. ...
    March 19, 2014 - 9:06 am
  • NIU football season tickets on sale

    Fans who buy or Northern Illinois football season tickets prior to April 30 will have the guaranteed right to purchase tickets to the Huskies' game at ...
    March 18, 2014 - 7:24 pm
  • Former NIU coach Novak to be inducted into MAC Hall of Fame

    Former Northern Illinois football coach Joe Novak was announced Friday as one of seven members of the 2014 Mid-American Conference Hall of Fame class ...
    March 14, 2014 - 11:10 am
  • NITZ: Time for fans to be excited about NIU basketball

    CLEVELAND – Wednesday’s 53-48 loss to Eastern Michigan was another one of those “here we go again” games for the Northern Illinois men’s basketball te ...
    March 14, 2014 - 1:06 am
  • NIU falls in Mid-American Conference tournament

    CLEVELAND – The past couple of years, going up against Eastern Michigan’s zone defense has been a nightmare for the Northern Illinois men’s basketball ...
    March 12, 2014 - 11:52 pm
  • NIU women's basketball falls in MAC 2nd round

    The Northern Illinois women's basketball team's season ended Wednesday afternoon with a 61-47 loss to Ball State in the second round of the Mid-Americ ...
    March 12, 2014 - 7:27 pm
  • NIU men's hoops prepares for Cleveland, second round of tourney

    MAC tournament second-round preview: NIU vs. Eastern Michigan WHEN: 8 p.m. today, Quicken Loans Aren ...
    March 11, 2014 - 11:40 pm
  • JACOBSON: Spring break in Cleveland with NIU not so bad

    DeKALB – Spring break vacation in Cleveland? A trip east will serve just fine for Mark Montgomery an ...
    March 11, 2014 - 12:47 am
  • NIU edges Bowling Green in overtime, advances in MAC Tournament

    DeKALB – Cleveland, here come the Huskies.Although it wasn’t easy by any means.The Northern Illinois ...
    March 10, 2014 - 11:56 pm
  • Corral earns All-MAC spot

    Northern Illinois junior guard Amanda Corral was named third-team All-MAC on Monday.Corral averaged ...
    March 10, 2014 - 4:11 pm
  • NIU's Threloff named All-MAC Honorable Mention

    Northern Illinois junior center and DeKalb High School graduate Jordan Threloff was named All-Mid-American Conference Honorable Mention on Monday.
    March 10, 2014 - 3:31 pm
  • KORCEK'S CORNER: Glancing at NIU's top rebounders

    Rhetorical Question: So, who would you put on the all-time, Top 10 Northern Illinois University’s men’s basketball rebounder’s list?
    March 11, 2014 - 12:49 am
  • Defense key for NIU heading into MAC Tournament

    DeKALB – For all of the Northern Illinois men’s basketball team’s well-documented struggles on offense this year, the Huskies’ defense has been a cons ...
    March 9, 2014 - 11:32 pm
  • Ball State visits NIU men's hoops Saturday

    Ball State (5-23, 2-15 MAC) at Northern Illinois (13-16, 7-10)WHEN: 3:30 p.m., NIU Convocation Cente ...
    March 8, 2014 - 12:10 am
  • Lynch does DB drills for scouts

    Jordan Lynch is willing to do whatever it takes to earn a spot on an NFL roster.Lynch took part in d ...
    March 8, 2014 - 12:09 am
  • Ward fast despite foot injury

    DeKALB – Jimmie Ward wanted to show pro scouts he could run with NFL skill position players.The form ...
    March 7, 2014 - 11:58 pm
  • NIU's Moore making another try at NFL

    Martel Moore wants to get his name back on the radar of NFL teams. The former Northern Illinois rece ...
    March 7, 2014 - 12:40 am
  • Northern Illinois women’s hoops falls to Ball State

    The Northern Illinois women’s basketball team suffered a 67-57 loss at Ball State Wednesday evening. The loss drops the Huskies to 9-18 and 5-12 in Mi ...
    March 5, 2014 - 10:05 pm
  • Western Michigan beats Northern Illinois

    KALAMAZOO, Mich. – Shayne Whittington scored 21 points Tuesday and David Brown added 18 as Western Michigan downed Northern Illinois, 61-56, in men’s ...
    March 4, 2014 - 11:18 pm
  • NIU men's hoops to visit W. Michigan on Tuesday

    Northern Illinois (13-15, 7-9 MAC) at Western Michigan (19-9, 12-4 MAC)WHEN: 6 p.m. CT, University A ...
    March 3, 2014 - 11:22 pm
  • Eastern Michigan tops NIU, ends game with 10-0 run

    YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) — Mike Talley tied his career high with 21 points and Eastern Michigan scored the last 10 points of the game as the Eagles def ...
    March 2, 2014 - 11:24 pm
  • NIU men's hoops travels to E. Michigan today

    Northern Illinois (13-14, 7-8 MAC) at Eastern Michigan (16-12, 8-7)WHEN: 1 p.m. today, EMU Convocati ...
    Feb. 28, 2014 - 11:35 pm
  • Ex-Huskies return to DeKalb, give back

    DeKALB – Former Northern Illinois football players Chandler Harnish and Chad Spann don’t have the luxury of coming back to DeKalb for homecoming festi ...
    Feb. 28, 2014 - 11:36 pm
  • NIU football schedule released

    Northern Illinois football's 2014 schedule, which was released Friday afternoon by the Mid-American Conference, once again will feature three midweek ...
    March 1, 2014 - 12:01 am
  • Photos: Huskies Defeat Toledo in OT

    The Northern Illinois University women's basketball team defeated Toledo in overtime on Thursday in DeKalb.
    Feb. 28, 2014 - 10:02 am
  • NIU softball coach creating a winning culture

    DeKALB – There is a big sense of optimism with the Northern Illinois softball team. Last season, the ...
    Feb. 28, 2014 - 9:46 am
  • NIU women show no fear in OT

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois women’s basketball coach Kathi Bennett thought her team played with “no fear” in the overtime period of Thursday’s 68-59 wi ...
    Feb. 28, 2014 - 9:45 am
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