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  • NIU volleyball: Crow, Missouri ends Huskies season in first round of NCAA Tournament

    By JESSE SEVERSONjseverson@shawmedia.comThe Northern Illinois volleyball team struggled to find an a ...
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 1:50 am
  • Local roundup: Six NIU players make all-MAC football team

    The Northern Illinois football team had six players named to the all-Mid-American Conference postseason teams, the league announced Wednesday.
    Dec. 1, 2016 - 12:53 am
  • NIU football: Mid-American Conference Rankings (Week 13)

    No. 17 Western Michigan(12-0, 8-0)Last week: Defeated Toledo, 55-35Well, the Broncos certainly prov ...
    Dec. 1, 2016 - 12:48 am
  • At WMU, players and fans alike have been willing to 'row'

    KALAMAZOO, Mich. – In Western Michigan's final home game of the season, Justin Ferguson injured his ankle and had to be taken off on a stretcher. The ...
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 8:38 pm
  • NCAA Women's Volleyball Tournament's Missouri Regional: Team capsules

    Northern Illinois Huskies Overall record: 25-5 Conference record: 15-1 (MAC) RPI: 51 Top Players ...
    Dec. 1, 2016 - 12:16 am
  • NIU volleyball: Huskies come into match against No. 15 Missouri having beaten top teams

    During the regular season, the Northern Illinois volleyball team played four of the teams in the NCAA tournament field and beat two of them.
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 11:57 pm
  • NIU men’s basketball: Huskies at Indiana State preview

    Tip-off: 7 p.m. Wednesday, Terre Haute, IndianaMedia: Video: ESPN3; Radio: 98.9 FM/1360AMRecords: Hu ...
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 10:46 pm
  • NIU women’s basketball: Huskies at Drake preview

    Tip-off: 7 p.m. Wednesday, Des Moines, IowaMedia: Video: ESPN3; Radio: 92.9 FM/1180 AMRecords: Huski ...
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 10:48 pm
  • Women's basketball: Lehman records triple-double; Huskies score 108 points, improve to 4-1

    DeKALB – The Northern Illinois women’s basketball team hadn’t started the season 4-1 since President Bush was in office.
    Nov. 28, 2016 - 12:37 am
  • Men's basketball: Balanced scoring leads Huskies over UIC

    DeKALB – For the Northern Illinois men’s basketball team, there was strength in numbers against Illinois-Chicago.
    Nov. 28, 2016 - 12:32 am
  • NIU volleyball: Huskies to play at No. 15 seed Missouri to open NCAA Tournament

    DeKALB – The Northern Illinois volleyball team is headed to Missouri. The Huskies will open up the ...
    Nov. 28, 2016 - 5:04 pm
  • Photos: NIU vs Illinois State women's basketball

    NIU takes on Illinois State during their women's basketball game at the Convocation Center on Saturday, Nov. 26, 2016 at Northern Illinois University ...
    Nov. 26, 2016 - 8:08 pm
  • Photos: NIU vs UIC men's basketball

    NIU takes on UIC during their men's basketball game at the Convocation Center on Saturday, Nov. 26, 2016 at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb.
    Nov. 26, 2016 - 6:12 pm
  • NIU women's basketball: Illinois State at Huskies preview

    Tip-off: 6 p.m. Saturday, NIU Convcation CenterMedia: TV: ESPN3; Radio: 98.9 FM/1360AMRecords: Huski ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 6:40 pm
  • NIU men's basketball: UIC at Huskies preview

    Tip-off: 3:30 p.m. Saturday, NIU Convocation CenterMedia: ESPN3Records: Huskies 3-3; Flames 3-2Last ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 6:40 pm
  • NIU men's basketball: Huskies drop third consecutive close loss in 2OT defeat against Elon

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois senior wing Aaric Armstead and senior post Marin Maric used the same description following the Huskies' 85-80 double-overti ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 6:39 pm
  • NIU football: Huskies going with Santacaterina at quarterback in finale at Kent State

    DeKALB – For at least one week, it’s the Daniel Santacaterina Era.With third-string quarterback Ryan ...
    Nov. 25, 2016 - 12:02 am
  • Men's basketball: NIU falls to Cal Poly

    DeKALB – Coach Mark Montgomery calls it winning time, and it hasn’t been kind to his Northern Illinois men’s basketball team the past two games.
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 11:02 pm
  • Interview with Kenny Golladay

    With it being Thanksgiving week, Jesse flies solo with some thoughts about NIU athletics and interviews wide receiver Kenny Golladay.
    Nov. 21, 2016 - 3:57 pm
  • NIU volleyball: Huskies sweep Miami (Ohio) for first MAC Tournament title since 2001

    DeKALB – While waiting for a postgame TV interview, Ray Gooden buried his face into a towel for 20 seconds.
    Nov. 21, 2016 - 1:33 am
  • NIU volleyball tops Ohio, wins rematch with Miami in MAC finals

    DEKALB – Victor E. Court was aptly named as the Northern Illinois volleyball team took care of the Ohio Bobcats to advance to the Mid-American Confere ...
    Nov. 19, 2016 - 10:37 pm
  • Local roundup: Schmelzle finishes historic season for NIU

    Northern Illinois senior Hope Schmelzle finished in 20:51.3 at the NCAA National Cross Country Championship in Terre Haute, Indiana, on Saturday.
    Nov. 20, 2016 - 1:43 pm
  • NIU volleyball: Huskies hosting MAC Tournament, look for first title since 2001

    DeKALB – Last year’s Northern Illinois volleyball team got the 2016 Mid-American Conference tournament to DeKalb.
    Nov. 19, 2016 - 12:02 pm
  • Photos: NIU men's and women's basketball doubleheader

    The Northern Illinois University Huskies took on the Milwaukee Panthers in a men's and women's basketball doubleheader on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016 at ...
    Nov. 17, 2016 - 9:33 am
  • Women's basketball: Lehman, NIU top Milwuakee in double-overtime thriller

    DeKALB – Ally Lehman scored 48 points, grabbed 21 rebounds and helped the Northern Illinois women’s basketball team win its home opener against Wiscon ...
    Nov. 17, 2016 - 1:00 am
  • NIU basketball: Huskies stay unbeaten with win over Idaho

    DEKALB – The Northern Illinois men’s basketball team was able stay undefeated with a 63-49 win over the Idaho Vandals on Wednesday night at the NIU Co ...
    Nov. 17, 2016 - 12:27 am
  • NIU football: Huskies rally in second half, beat Eastern Michigan in overtime

    YPSILANTI, Mich. – Playing in a stadium nicknamed The Factory, Jordan Huff and the Northern Illinois football team put in some overtime Wednesday nigh ...
    Nov. 17, 2016 - 12:19 am
  • NIU football: Only pride on line when Huskies head to Eastern Michigan

    DeKALB – The quarterback who revitalized the Northern Illinois offense is done for the year.A chance ...
    Nov. 15, 2016 - 10:31 pm
  • NIU women’s basketball: Milwaukee at Huskies preview

    Tip-off: 5:30 p.m. Wednesdayat the Northern Illinois University Convocation Center Records: Huskies ...
    Nov. 16, 2016 - 4:03 pm
  • NIU men’s basketball: Idaho at Huskies preview

    Tip-off: 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Northern Illinois University Convocation CenterRecords: Huskies 2-0 ...
    Nov. 15, 2016 - 9:42 pm
  • NIU football: Mid-American Conference Rankings (Week 11)

    1 – No. 21 Western Michigan (10-0, 6-0)Last week: won 37-21 at Kent State (3-7)The Broncos are one o ...
    Nov. 15, 2016 - 3:47 pm
  • Photos: NIU vs Roosevelt basketball

    NIU takes on Roosevelt during their men's basketball game on Monday, Nov. 15, 2016 in DeKalb. ...
    Nov. 15, 2016 - 12:02 pm
  • NIU basketball: Freshmen German, Thomas combine for 22 points in win over Roosevelt

    DEKALB – Northern Illinois freshman guard Eugene German averaged 33.5 points per game as a senior in high school.
    Nov. 14, 2016 - 11:56 pm
  • NIU football: Huskies quarterback Maddie out for season

    Northern Illinois announced on Sunday that senior quarterback Anthony Maddie is out for the season with a hairline fracture in his leg.
    Nov. 14, 2016 - 12:35 am
  • NIU men's basketball: Porter's free throws push Huskies to overtime victory in season opener

    DeKALB – Die by the free throw, live by the free throw.After the Northern Illinois men's basketball ...
    Nov. 12, 2016 - 12:17 am
  • Photos: NIU men's basketball wins home opener against Indiana State 80-78 in overtime

    NIU takes on Indiana State during their home opener men's basketball game on Friday, Nov. 11, 2016 at the Convocation Center at Northern Illinois Univ ...
    Nov. 11, 2016 - 10:08 pm
  • NIU wrestling: After top 12 finish last season, Scott has eyes set on bigger prize

    DeKALB – Behind a dramatic two days, Northern Illinois wrestler Shawn Scott finished in the top 12 at the NCAA National Championships a season ago.
    Nov. 11, 2016 - 7:23 pm
  • NIU football: Hunt escaping Folliard's late tackle costly for Huskies in loss

    CHICAGO – Northern Illinois’ Sean Folliard came in like a missile.In the closing minutes of a tied g ...
    Nov. 11, 2016 - 12:29 am
  • NIU men's basketball: After 21-win season last year, Huskies enter season with high expectations

    DeKALB – In senior guard Aaric Armstead's first two seasons with the Northern Illinois men's basketball team, the Huskies hovered in mediocrity.
    Nov. 10, 2016 - 11:59 pm
  • NIU women's basketball: Huskies at Loyola (Ill.) preview

    Tip-off: 5 p.m.Records: Huskies 0-0; Loyola 0-0Who to watch: Northern Illinois senior guard Ally Leh ...
    Nov. 10, 2016 - 5:38 pm
  • Photos: NIU vs Toledo at Guaranteed Rate Field in Chicago

    Northern Illinois University takes on the Toledo Rockets at Guaranteed Rate Field on Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016 in Chicago. The Huskies lost 31-24.
    Nov. 10, 2016 - 9:49 am
  • Carifio: Huskies miss chance to join memorable 2016 comebacks

    CHICAGO – In the year of the underdog, the Northern Illinois football team squandered its chance to join the parade of improbable comebacks.
    Nov. 10, 2016 - 12:42 am
  • Fans revel in attending historic NIU-Toledo game

    CHICAGO – Northern Illinois grads Zach Pfeiffer and Brian Plotke try to get to as many Huskie games as they can.
    Nov. 10, 2016 - 12:04 am
  • Toledo scores late touchdown, beats Huskies at Guaranteed Rate Field

    CHICAGO – The streak is over.After making a bowl game in eight consecutive seasons, barring somethin ...
    Nov. 10, 2016 - 12:46 am
  • NIU football: Huskies face Toledo in first game at Guaranteed Rate Field

    DeKALB – Although the Northern Illinois football team will make history against Toledo on Wednesday, a win is more important.
    Nov. 9, 2016 - 12:54 am
  • With 5 starters back, Huskies look to make noise in MAC West

    DeKALB – The Northern Illinois women’s basketball team had a magic number this offseason.Entering th ...
    Nov. 7, 2016 - 11:33 pm
  • NIU athletics: Bouagnon, Radtke earn conference honors

    Northern Illinois running back Joel Bouagnon's big day against Bowling Green earned him some well-garnered attention.
    Nov. 7, 2016 - 11:25 pm
  • NIU football: Mid-American Conference Football Rankings (Week 10)

    1 – No. 23 Western Michigan (9-0, 5-0)Last week: won 52-20 at Ball State (4-5)Broncos wide receiver ...
    Nov. 7, 2016 - 2:19 pm
  • NIU women lose in MAC tournament soccer final

    NIU women lose in MAC tournament soccer finalKent State scored with 4 minutes left, and the Northern ...
    Nov. 7, 2016 - 12:11 am
  • Volleyball: Agressive NIU powers past Eastern Michigan

    DEKALB – The Northern Illinois University woman’s volleyball team clinched the MAC West championship with a clean sweep of the Eastern Michigan Eagles ...
    Nov. 4, 2016 - 10:35 pm
  • NIU women's soccer: Huskies score three unanswered goals, advance to MAC Championship

    The Northern Illinois women's soccer team was predicted to finish last in the Mid-American Conference West before the season.
    Nov. 4, 2016 - 7:01 pm
  • NIU women's soccer: Lee's save in PKs helps NIU advance to MAC semis against Western Michigan

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois goalkeeper Mackenzie Lee said it was all a blur.Huskies coach John Ross s ...
    Nov. 4, 2016 - 12:07 am
  • Korcek: McDougal was the 'hoops Elvis'

    Forty years ago I typed this John McDougal quote for his Northern Illinois University media guide bio.
    Nov. 4, 2016 - 12:08 am
  • Carifio: Huskies playing their best ball of the season, but is it enough for a win against Toledo?

    It was far from perfect.But the Northern Illinois football team’s 45-20 win over Bowling Green on Tu ...
    Nov. 3, 2016 - 1:13 am
  • NIU football: Bouagnon's big day keeps Huskies' bowl hopes alive

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois senior running back Joel Bouagnon simply laughed Tuesday when asked if he got jealous after quarterback Anthony Maddie rush ...
    Nov. 3, 2016 - 1:05 am
  • Photos: NIU vs Bowling Green football

    NIU takes on Bowling Green during their football game on Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016 in DeKalb. ...
    Nov. 2, 2016 - 8:17 am
  • NIU football: Bouagnon scores 5 TDs, Huskies crush Bowling Green

    DeKALB – The Mid-American Conference Championship wasn't on the line, but Northern Illinois will take the win.
    Nov. 1, 2016 - 11:34 pm
  • NIU football: Week 9 Mid-American Conference rankings

    1 – No. 17 Western Michigan (8-0, 4-0) Last week: off The Broncos face their toughest task yet: th ...
    Nov. 3, 2016 - 3:45 pm
  • Northern Illinois, Bowling Green meet with both having down seasons

    DeKALB – In the past three seasons, the Northern Illinois and Bowling Green football teams clashed in the Mid-American Conference championship game.
    Nov. 1, 2016 - 12:29 am
  • NIU volleyball: Huskies, RedHawks square off in battle of first-place teams

    The Northern Illinois and Miami (Ohio) volleyball teams have had eerily similar seasons.With the two ...
    Oct. 29, 2016 - 12:36 am
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