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  • NIU roundup: Baseball takes series from Bowling Green

    The NIU baseball team clinched the series over Bowling Green Saturday at Ralph McKinzie Field as the Huskies defeated the Falcons in Game 1 of Saturda ...
    March 28, 2015 - 9:43 pm
  • NIU men's tennis stays perfect in MAC play

    The Northern Illinois men’s tennis team improved to 2-0 in the Mid-American Conference, 14-4 overall, with a 4-3 victory over Western Michigan on Frid ...
    March 27, 2015 - 8:12 pm
  • Huskies explode on offense in home opener

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois catcher Johnny Zubek spent most of the season toward the bottom of the batting order before moving to the No. 2 spot this w ...
    March 27, 2015 - 11:31 pm
  • NIU tops Toledo in thriller

    The Northern Illinois University women's tennis team knockedd off Toledo in Mid-American Conference action on Friday morning, as the Huskies topped th ...
    March 27, 2015 - 2:37 pm
  • Injury to Bouagnon puts Harris Jr. with starting rotation in spring

    DeKALB – The past two seasons, Northern Illinois running back Keith Harris Jr. has been plagued by injuries.
    March 26, 2015 - 11:54 pm
  • NIU women's track sweeps MAC awards

    Courtesy of three home runs, the Northern Illinois University softball team picked up a big non-conference win Wednesday in Normal, with a 6-3 victory ...
    March 25, 2015 - 7:52 pm
  • Behind the numbers: Where MAC athletic departments rank in spending, profit

    While the Mid-American Conference sits in the same general geographic area as the Big Ten – and its football teams have scored wins over big brother i ...
    March 27, 2015 - 12:24 am
  • NIU baseball: Ben Neumann emerging as ace of Huskies pitching staff

    DeKALB – Well before the season, the Northern Illinois baseball coaches knew Ben Neumann's role had to change.
    March 25, 2015 - 11:56 pm
  • Severson: Time flying for Huskies

    DeKALB – The realization came midway through covering the Northern Illinois football team’s eighth practice of the spring season – spring ball is more ...
    March 24, 2015 - 10:27 pm
  • NIU gymnast Amanda Stepp headed to NCAA Regionals

    Northern Illinois gymnast Amanda Stepp earned a trip to the NCAA Regionals for the second straight season.
    March 24, 2015 - 12:08 am
  • Young cornerbacks competing for spots for Huskies

    DeKALB – Rotating through the cornerback position this spring for Northern Illinois – much like they did in the 2014 regular season – is a trio of you ...
    March 22, 2015 - 11:28 pm
  • NIU women’s tennis wins conference opener

    The Northern Illinois women's tennis team defeated Bowling Green for the first time since 2004, winning its Mid-American Conference opener on Friday, ...
    March 20, 2015 - 11:23 pm
  • After sitting out 2014, transfer Golladay ready to make difference for NIU football

    DeKALB – When Northern Illinois receiver Kenny Golladay went through spring football practices last season, he knew what was waiting for him when fall ...
    March 20, 2015 - 11:18 pm
  • Latesha Bigby comes into season close to five NIU outdoor track records

    DeKALB – Less than two seconds. After last year’s outdoor track and field season, Northern Illinois ...
    March 20, 2015 - 11:21 pm
  • NIU set to accept bids for field

    After getting approval from the Board of Trustees to resurface the artificial turf at Huskie Stadium, Northern Illinois is hoping to have competitive ...
    March 19, 2015 - 10:27 pm
  • Huskies return to practice field after week off

    DeKALB – In the later stage of the Northern Illinois football team’s practice on Tuesday, sophomore cornerback Mayomi Olootu stepped in front of a pas ...
    March 17, 2015 - 10:07 pm
  • NIU's Youel wins MAC Singles Player of the Week

    Northern Illinois senior women's tennis player Nelle Youel was named the Mid-American Conference Singles Player of the Week for the second time this s ...
    March 12, 2015 - 8:13 pm
  • Jesse Severson: NIU men's, women's basketball dealt with injuries all season

    It would be hard to fault Northern Illinois women's basketball coach Kathi Bennett if she felt this season was cursed from the start.
    March 11, 2015 - 11:21 pm
  • Men's MAC basketball tournament: 3-pointers by Akron send NIU packing

    The Northern Illinois men’s basketball team was red-hot coming into the Mid-American Conference Tournament.
    March 10, 2015 - 12:24 am
  • Women's MAC basketball tournament: Cold spells doom Huskies in season-ending loss

    DeKALB – As they had all game, poor shooting and allowing offensive rebounds doomed the Northern Illinois women’s basketball team in the final minute ...
    March 10, 2015 - 12:27 am
  • Central Michigan at Northern Illinois women's basketball preview

    Tipoff: 5:30 p.m., NIU Convocation CenterMedia: AM-1360, 98.9-FMSeeds: Huskies, No. 8; Chippewas, No ...
    March 8, 2015 - 10:54 pm
  • Northern Illinois at Akron men's basketball preview

    Tipoff: 7 p.m. Monday, AkronMedia: WLBK 1360-AM, 98.9-FM (DeKalb)Seeds: Huskies, No. 10; Zips, No. 7 ...
    March 8, 2015 - 10:55 pm
  • Lehman leading the point for NIU women

    DeKALB – In a home win against Central Michigan this season, Northern Illinois sophomore guard Ally Lehman racked up a career-high 10 assists.
    March 8, 2015 - 10:51 pm
  • NIU wins fourth straight, will be No. 10 seed in MAC tourney

    All five Huskie starters scored in double figures, led by 18 points from senior Anthony Johnson as the Northern Illinois men’s basketball team defeate ...
    March 6, 2015 - 9:36 pm
  • Nine former Huskies participate at NIU's Pro Day

    DeKALB – With several NFL scouts standing with stopwatches and clipboards at the Northern Illinois Pro Day, former Huskies running back Cameron Stingi ...
    March 6, 2015 - 11:33 pm
  • NIU wrestling gearing up for MAC Championships

    DeKALB – In order to make the NCAA Tournament, Northern Illinois wrestler Shawn Scott will have to finish in the top six at the Mid-American Conferenc ...
    March 6, 2015 - 11:35 pm
  • Mike Korcek: Orlando Bowen’s journey offers many compelling chapters

    Orlando Bowen’s journey offers many compelling chapters.The message is for all of us.  This is a rea ...
    March 6, 2015 - 12:06 am
  • NIU spring football: Chad Beebe, Tommylee Lewis back in action for Huskies

    DeKALB – During passing drills on the second day of spring football practice, Northern Illinois receiver Tommylee Lewis cut toward the middle before s ...
    March 5, 2015 - 12:10 am
  • Women's basketball: NIU Huskies earn home game in Mid-American Conference tournament

    DeKALB – The Northern Illinois women’s basketball team looked like it didn’t want Wednesday to be its final home game.
    March 5, 2015 - 12:13 am
  • Aaron Armstead named MAC player of week

    Northern Illinois senior Aaron Armstead was named Mid-American Conference West Division Player of the Week after NIU's sweep of Toledo and Central Mic ...
    March 3, 2015 - 5:39 pm
  • NIU football returns to field with first spring practice

    DeKALB– Juwan Brescacin has been here before. The redshirt senior wide receiver and the rest of the ...
    March 3, 2015 - 8:36 pm
  • NIU opens spring season with helmet-only practice

    Not even the snow can stop spring football.While Northern Illinois' season-opener at home against UN ...
    March 2, 2015 - 11:54 pm
  • Rakocevic's dunk brings down hoop in NIU's win over Central Michigan

    DeKALB – Midway through the second half, Pete Rakocevic brought the hoop down on a thunderous dunk.L ...
    March 1, 2015 - 11:02 pm
  • NIU Roundup: Women's track and field, men's tennis, women's basketball, baseball

    BASEBALLNIU takes series against Tennessee Tech: The Huskies bounced back from a 14-2 loss to Tennes ...
    March 1, 2015 - 4:20 pm
  • Former NIU football player pleads guilty to charges

    MADISON, Wis. – A former University of Wisconsin football player and his twin brother are scheduled to plead guilty next month in a string of robberie ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 12:03 am
  • NIU announces 2015 football schedule

    The defending Mid-American Conference Champion Northern Illinois University football team will play six home games for the first time since 2012, high ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 11:40 pm
  • Stepp helping lead NIU gymnastics' late-season push

    DeKALB – When Northern Illinois senior gymnast Amanda Stepp was done with her beam routine against Southeast Missouri State, she thought nothing much ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 11:14 pm
  • Men's basketball: Huskies storm past Toledo on late 3s

    Trailing by three with a minute to play, junior Travon Baker and senior Anthony Johnson each knocked down a 3-pointer in the final minute as the North ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 12:40 am
  • Women's basketball: Ally Lehman sparks Huskies' first win over Chippewas since 2011

    DeKALB – There would be no heartbreak at the buzzer this time for the Northern Illinois women's basketball team.
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 12:35 am
  • NIU men's basketball: Armstead brothers reunited as Huskies teammates

    In the days after the 2011 state championship, the Armstead brothers thought it was over.After a lif ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 12:40 am
  • NIU men can't overcome first half struggles in loss to Eastern Michigan

    DEKALB – With the Northern Illinois men's basketball team trailing by four midway through the first half, Eastern Michigan distanced itself from the H ...
    Feb. 22, 2015 - 10:57 pm
  • NIU Roundup: Softball notches two wins, Day breaks own track record

    SOFTBALLNIU completes dramatic two wins, loses finale: Caitlyn Warren hit a walk-off RBI single to l ...
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 10:01 pm
  • NIU women fall at buzzer to Ball State, lose fourth straight

    DEKALB – For the briefest of moments, it looked like the Northern Illinois women's basketball team pulled off a miracle.
    Feb. 22, 2015 - 10:57 pm
  • NIU baseball swept by No. 5 Texas Tech

    The fifth-ranked Texas Tech baseball team shut out Northern Illinois in both games of a doubleheader Friday, beating the Huskies, 5-0 and 8-0.
    Feb. 20, 2015 - 10:23 pm
  • Eastern Michigan at Northern Illinois men's basketball preview

    Tipoff: 7 p.m. today, NIU Convocation CenterMedia: AM-1360, 98.9-FM, ESPN3Records: Huskies 10-14 ove ...
    Feb. 20, 2015 - 4:54 pm
  • Ball State at Northern Illinois women's basketball preview

    Tipoff: 5 p.m. today, NIU Convocation CenterMedia: AM-1360, 98.9-FM, ESPN3Records: Huskies 10-13 ove ...
    Feb. 20, 2015 - 4:53 pm
  • Freshman distance runner breaking records for NIU

    DeKALB – Apparently no school record is safe around Northern Illinois distance runner Kelsey Hildreth.
    Feb. 19, 2015 - 9:59 pm
  • NIU rally comes up short at Central Michigan

    The Northern Illinois University men’s basketball team trailed by as much as 16, but rallied to tie inside the final minute before falling, 68-66, to ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 10:28 pm
  • Corral reaches 1,400 points as NIU loses in Toledo

    Amanda Corral scored 27 points to become the 13th Huskie to score 1,400 career points, but her effort wasn't enough in Northern Illinois' 73-57 loss a ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 2:22 pm
  • NIU has 13 top-10 finishes at Purdue

    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - The Northern Illinois University women's track & field team continued its preparations for the upcoming Mid-American Conference ...
    Feb. 16, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Corral leading charge for Northern Illinois women

    With 28 seconds remaining in what had suddenly become a winnable game against Akron on Feb. 7, Northern Illinois senior guard Amanda Corral walked to ...
    Feb. 15, 2015 - 11:30 pm
  • DeKalb's Sisler has monster game for NIU

    DeKalb grad Brian Sisler went 5 for 5 with six RBIs to lead Northern Illinois past Niagara 15-5 on Saturday.
    Feb. 14, 2015 - 8:13 pm
  • NIU men fall short at Western Michigan

    KALAMAZOO, Mich. – Senior Jordan Threloff scored 15 points and grabbed a game-high 15 rebounds but the Northern Illinois University men’s basketball ...
    Feb. 14, 2015 - 7:08 pm
  • Kent State beats NIU at buzzer

    KENT, Ohio – Tied with 0.8 seconds left under the Kent State basket, KSU’s Larissa Lurken lobbed the ball to Melanee Stubbs, who sank the shot at the ...
    Feb. 14, 2015 - 5:41 pm
  • NIU wrestling falls at Kent State

    KENT, Ohio – The Kent State wrestling team won seven straight matches to beat Northern Illinois 27-6 on Friday night.
    Feb. 13, 2015 - 11:08 pm
  • Despite injuries, NIU women's basketball still in hunt for playoff bye

    DeKALB – The uphill battle for the Northern Illinois women’s basketball team began well before the opening tip of the season.
    Feb. 14, 2015 - 12:01 am
  • Northern Illinois at Western Michigan men’s basketball preview

    Tipoff: 3:30 p.m. today, Kalamazoo, MichiganMedia: AM-1360, 98.9-FMRecords: Huskies 10-12 overall, 4 ...
    Feb. 13, 2015 - 5:48 pm
  • NIU baseball team wins season opener

    The NIU baseball team picked up its first season-opening win since 2001 as the Huskies defeated South Dakota State, 10-6, Friday in the first game of ...
    Feb. 15, 2015 - 5:27 pm
  • NIU women's tennis beat Wisconsin-Milwaukee

    The Northern Illinois University women’s tennis remaind undefeated after beating Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 6-1, Thursday at the Boylan Tennis Center in Roc ...
    Feb. 13, 2015 - 5:36 pm
  • NIU baseball ready to get season started in Tennessee

    It comes as no surprise to the Northern Illinois University baseball team that its first 24 games, including this weekend in Clarksville, Tennessee, a ...
    Feb. 12, 2015 - 6:26 pm
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