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  • 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 ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 9:51 pm
  • NIU Roundup: Women's track and field, women's basketball, baseball

    WOMEN'S TRACK AND FIELDHuskies take 4th at MAC Championships: The Northern Illinois women's track an ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 8:23 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
  • Mike Korcek: One more Ernie Banks story, this one from NIU grad Rick Cerrone

    One more “Mr. Cub” story won’t hurt anybody. Even for those die-hard White Sox devotees out there.Of ...
    Feb. 12, 2015 - 12:18 am
  • Women's basketball: Northern Illinois' offense goes cold in loss to Western Michigan

    DeKALB – History will have to wait for the Northern Illinois women’s basketball team.The offense wen ...
    Feb. 12, 2015 - 12:16 am
  • Photos: Huskies Take on Western Michigan

    Images from the Wednesday game at the Convocation Center. ...
    Feb. 11, 2015 - 8:57 pm
  • Huskies pull away late in win over Ball State

    DEKALB – The Ball State men’s basketball team has struggled to pick up wins away from home all season.
    Feb. 10, 2015 - 10:30 pm
  • Western Michigan at Northern Illinois women’s basketball preview

    Tipoff: 7 p.m. today, NIU Convocation CenterMedia: AM-1360, 98.9-FM, ESPN3Records: Huskies 10-10 ove ...
    Feb. 10, 2015 - 10:24 pm
  • Ball State at Northern Illinois men's basketball preview

    Tipoff: 7 p.m. today, NIU Convocation CenterMedia: AM-1360, 98.9-FM, ESPN3Records: Huskies 9-12 over ...
    Feb. 9, 2015 - 8:45 pm
  • NIU softball splits in Texas

    SAN MARCOS, Texas – The Northern Illinois University softball team split its Saturday twinbill, defeating Sam Houston State before losing to Pittsburg ...
    Feb. 7, 2015 - 11:30 pm
  • NIU men's comeback falls short

    DEKALB – Ten games into the Mid-American Conference schedule and back-to-back conference wins continue to elude the Northern Illinois men's basketball ...
    Feb. 8, 2015 - 10:43 pm
  • Corral, NIU storm back for win against Akron

    DeKALB – Down 15 with less than 9 minutes left, the Northern Illinois women's basketball team clamped down on defense, Amanda Corral took care of the ...
    Feb. 8, 2015 - 10:45 pm
  • Women's basketball: Strong second half powers NIU past Miami

    DeKALB – Miami (Ohio) was doing everything it could in the first half to put another blemish on the Northern Illinois women’s basketball team’s one-lo ...
    Feb. 5, 2015 - 12:56 am
  • DeKalb High football coach Matt Weckler and Northern Illinois coach Rod Carey looking to strengthen relationship between Barbs, Huskies

    DeKALB – Keep the talent of DeKalb in DeKalb. That’s the goal of DeKalb High football coach Matt Wec ...
    Feb. 5, 2015 - 12:32 am
  • NIU announces football’s latest recruiting class

    DEKALB – Some surprising true freshman will more than likely start for the Northern Illinois football team when the 2015 season kicks off Sept. 5 agai ...
    Feb. 5, 2015 - 12:23 am
  • NIU soccer programs add new recruits

    The Northern Illinois University women’s soccer team added three recruits in its Class of 2015 on National Signing Day, while the men's program added ...
    Feb. 4, 2015 - 9:30 pm
  • Baker's shot leads Huskies past Miami

    OXFORD, Ohio – Travon Baker banked home a runner in the lane to lift the Northern Illinois University men’s basketball team to a 69-67 victory at Miam ...
    Feb. 4, 2015 - 9:23 pm
  • Prep football: DeKalb linebacker Allen Letterer commits to NIU

    Allen Letterer had scholarship offers on the table to Division II colleges. But the chance to play a ...
    Feb. 2, 2015 - 10:21 am
  • NIU men fall at home to Toledo

    Down six in less than a minute, the Northern Illinois men's basketball team played catchup all Saturday night against Toledo at the Convocation Center ...
    Feb. 1, 2015 - 11:28 pm
  • Corral, NIU women hold off Ball State

    MUNCIE, Ind. – For her birthday, Huskies coach Kathi Bennett not only a 26-point performance out of her on-fire guard, but a second straight Mid-Ameri ...
    Jan. 31, 2015 - 5:02 pm
  • NIU women's basketball: Career night for Amanda Corral powers Huskies over Bowling Green

    DeKALB – Don't miss shots and grab rebounds when you do – an easy path to a win. Amanda Corral took ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 12:40 am
  • Batavia's Hlava commits as preferred NIU football walk-on

    Jake Hlava made four tackles in his first game at Northern Illinois’ Huskie Stadium in DeKalb 14 months ago.
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 10:51 pm
  • KORCEK’S CORNER: National championship hosting gig kind of a big deal

    Just typing out loud.Item No. 1: When the announcement that Northern Illinois University athletics w ...
    Jan. 26, 2015 - 10:53 pm
  • NIU falls to Miami

    DeKALB – Three days after an upset win against Akron, the Northern Illinois men's basketball team found itself on the other side of a shocker.
    Jan. 25, 2015 - 10:59 pm
  • NIU to host wrestling, gymnastic meets on same floor tonight

    DeKALB – One is thought of an activity of pure grace, the other brute force.Both will be on display ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 12:10 am
  • Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson bringing football camp to DeKalb, NIU

    DeKALB – Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson will bring his football camp to DeKalb and Northern Illinois University on June 25.
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 12:12 am
  • Women's basketball: Huskies clobbered by Bobcats on road

    ATHENS, Ohio – The NIU women’s basketball played strong under the basket as it outrebounded Ohio in the Convocation Center, 38-35, thanks to a plus-ei ...
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 12:31 am
  • Men's basketball: NIU holds off Akron’s late rally

    DeKALB – The Northern Illinois men’s basketball team already squandered one double-digit lead. The Huskies weren’t going to let it happen again.
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 12:28 am
  • Richards WR Tears can’t wait to join Huskies

    It’s been a month since Richards High School’s Spencer Tears committed to Northern Illinois, and sometimes, he has to catch himself from pretending he ...
    Jan. 19, 2015 - 11:27 pm
  • NIU loses at Eastern Michigan

    After trailing by 11 with less than seven minutes to play, the Northern Illinois men’s basketball team pulled within three, but its comeback attempt c ...
    Jan. 18, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Lehman, NIU women roll past Kent State

    DeKALB – It hasn't exactly been a banner year for the Kent State women's basketball team.So after No ...
    Jan. 18, 2015 - 11:35 pm
  • NIU to host 2017 NCAA golf championships

    For the first time in its history, Northern Illinois will host a major college championship.The scho ...
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 12:32 am
  • Former NIU quarterback Jordan Lynch signs with CFL's Eskimos

    Eventually, Jordan Lynch wants another shot at making an NFL roster.For now, he's happy being an Esk ...
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 10:36 pm
  • NIU's Brown to play in East-West Shrine Game

    Northern Illinois receiver Da’Ron Brown accepted an invitation recently to play in the 90th East-West Shrine Game on Saturday in St. Petersburg, Flori ...
    Jan. 13, 2015 - 10:52 pm
  • NIU men drop thriller to Kent State

    DeKALB – In a back-and-forth game, the Northern Illinois men's basketball team seemed to be moving forth after a electric pair of plays by Aaric Armst ...
    Jan. 11, 2015 - 11:51 pm
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