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  • NIU men's basketball: Ohio's late run pushes Bobcats over Huskies

    DeKALB – Even without the reigning Mid-American Conference Player of the Year, the Ohio men's basketball team did enough late to steal a road win at N ...
    Jan. 21, 2017 - 7:46 pm
  • NIU women's basketball: Glenn posts career-high in points, rebounds for Huskies in win

    DeKALB – The Northern Illinois women's basketball team bounced back after its worst showing of the season.
    Jan. 21, 2017 - 4:11 pm
  • Miami (Ohio) at Northern Illinois women's basketball preview

    Tip-off: 1 p.m. Saturday, NIU Convocation CenterMedia: Video: ESPN3; Radio: 98.9 FM/1360AMRecords: H ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 3:44 pm
  • Ohio at Northern Illinois men's basketball preview

    Tip-off: 3:30 p.m. Saturday, NIU Convocation CenterMedia: Video: ESPN3; Radio: 98.9 FM/1360AMRecords ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 3:44 pm
  • Severson: High-scoring NIU women's basketball team must bounce back from tough shooting outing

    Now comes the interesting part for the Northern Illinois women’s basketball team. After putting up ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 1:19 am
  • NIU women's basketball: Huskies' high-scoring offense goes cold in loss to Akron

    DeKALB – The offense for the Northern Illinois women’s basketball team finally looked human.The usua ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 10:42 pm
  • Photos: NIU women's basketball game against Akron

    Akron beat NIU 84-55 during their women's basketball game at the Convocation Center in DeKalb on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017.
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 6:36 pm
  • Photos: NIU mens basketball beats Miami of Ohio 62-58

    The Huskies beat Miami University (Ohio) 62-58 during their mens basketball game on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017 at the Convocation Center in DeKalb.
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 9:20 am
  • Men's basketball: NIU holds off Miami (Ohio)

    DeKALB – The Northern Illinois men’s basketball team is making a habit of four-point wins.The Huskie ...
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 10:25 pm
  • NIU women's basketball: Akron at Huskies preview

    Tip-off: 11 a.m. Wednesday, NIU Convocation CenterMedia: Video: ESPN3; Radio: 98.9 FM/1360AMRecords: ...
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 2:32 pm
  • Men's basketball: Miami (Ohio) at Huskies preview

    Tipoff: 7 p.m. today at the NIU Convocation CenterMedia: ESPN3, 1360-AM, 98.9-FMRecords: Huskies 11- ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 10:58 pm
  • Local roundup: NIU men, women pick up road wins; Sycamore bowlers win regional

    Levi Bradley scored all 12 of his points in the second half and ignited a 17-0 run as the Northern Illinois University men’s basketball team defeated ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 12:41 am
  • NIU wrestling: Huskies drop close matches, fall to Ohio

    DeKALB – There were two matches tied in the third period between the Northern Illinois wrestling team and Ohio.
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 10:17 pm
  • NIU women's basketball: Huskies at Toledo preview

    Tip-off: 1 p.m. Saturday, Toledo, OhioMedia: Video: ESPN3; Radio: 92.9 FM/1190AMRecords: Huskies 11- ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 4:03 pm
  • NIU men's basketball: Huskies at Bowling Green preview

    Tip-off: 11 a.m. Saturday, Bowling Green, OhioMedia: Video: ESPN3; Radio: 1360AM/98.9 FMRecords: Hus ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 4:03 pm
  • NIU women's basketball: Poisson scores 27, Huskies stay unbeaten with thrilling win at Kent State

    When the Northern Illinois women's basketball team trailed late on the road, a freshman that stepped up.
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 8:53 pm
  • Dunn enters sixth hall of fame (finally)

    Before we completely file away 2016:The truth, justice and NIU way news: It’s now six halls of fame ...
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 6:09 pm
  • Local roundup: NIU men rally for overtime win at Kent State

    Down by as much as 13 in the second half and eight with 5:55 left in the game, the Northern Illinois men’s basketball team picked up a road win at Ken ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 10:52 pm
  • NIU gymnastics: Dowdell named MAC Specialist of the Week

    Northern Illinois senior gymnast Courtney Dowdell began the season on a high note and was named the Mid-American Conference Specialist of the Week.
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 7:11 pm
  • NIU women's basketball: Huskies at Kent State preview

    Tip-off: 6 p.m. Wednesday, Kent, OhioMedia: Radio: 98.9 FM/1360AMRecords: Huskies 10-4 overall, 3-0 ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 3:49 pm
  • Severson: NIU women's basketball team rallies around Paulina Castro after lymphoma diagnosis

    Northern Illinois freshman Paulina Castro gathered her teammates on the women’s basketball team together in the locker room during winter break.
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 2:27 pm
  • NIU men's basketball: Northern Illinois at Kent State preview

    Tip-off: 6 p.m. Tuesday, Kent, OhioMedia: Radio: 1360 AM, 98.9 FMRecords: Huskies 9-6 overall, 1-1 i ...
    Jan. 9, 2017 - 4:57 pm
  • Women's basketball: Huskies topple Ohio in high-scoring win

    DeKALB – The players for the Northern Illinois women’s basketball team don’t remember the last time the Huskies started conference winning their first ...
    Jan. 9, 2017 - 12:05 am
  • Men's basketball: Huskies hang on for 1st MAC win

    DeKALB – The Northern Illinois men’s basketball team could finally relax once sophomore Levi Bradley made his first free throw.
    Jan. 9, 2017 - 12:06 am
  • NIU gymnastics: Huskies hope for big year heading into Sunday's season opener

    DeKALB – A year ago, the Northern Illinois gymnastics team sent six individuals to the NCAA Regionals.
    Jan. 7, 2017 - 12:02 am
  • NIU women's basketball: Ohio at Huskies preview

    Tip-off: 1 p.m. Saturday, NIU Convocation CenterMedia: Video: ESPN3; Radio: 1360AM, 98.9 FMRecords: ...
    Jan. 6, 2017 - 3:12 pm
  • NIU men's basketball: Central Michigan at Huskies preview

    Tip-off: 3:30 p.m. Saturday, NIU Convocation CenterMedia: Video: ESPN3; Radio: 1360AM/98.9 FMRecords ...
    Jan. 6, 2017 - 2:49 pm
  • Former NIU assistant, Kaneland grad P.J. Fleck to be head coach at Minnesota

    MINNEAPOLIS – P.J. Fleck, a former NIU assistant coach and player and Kaneland graduate, is leaving Western Michigan and heading to Minnesota to coach ...
    Jan. 7, 2017 - 12:19 am
  • HuskieWire Podcast: Courtney Woods

    The latest episode has a fun interview with Australian shooting guard Courtney Woods about life down under, and the guys rave about how fun it is to w ...
    Jan. 3, 2017 - 4:39 pm
  • NIU women's basketball: Huskies at Bowling Green preview

    Tip-off: 6 p.m. Wednesday, Bowling Green, OhioMedia: Video: ESPN3; Radio: 98.9 FM, 1360AMRecords: Hu ...
    Jan. 3, 2017 - 3:33 pm
  • Women's basketball: NIU wins conference opener

    DeKALB – Eleven days without a game resulted in a sluggish start for the Northern Illinois women’s basketball team.
    Jan. 2, 2017 - 12:05 am
  • Men's basketball: NIU wins final nonconference game

    DeKALB – Three stops. Three scores. Northern Illinois men’s basketball coach Mark Montgomery challenged his Huskies to accomplish that Saturday agains ...
    Jan. 2, 2017 - 12:03 am
  • Women's basketball: Huskies optimistic heading into conference play

    DeKALB – For the second consecutive season, the Northern Illinois women’s basketball team heads into Mid-American Conference with a 7-4 record.
    Dec. 31, 2016 - 12:02 am
  • NIU football: Frazier makes waves with idea for Group of 5 playoff

    Northern Illinois athletic director Sean Frazier doesn’t like what he’s reading in the tea leaves.Af ...
    Dec. 30, 2016 - 12:46 am
  • NIU wrestling: Fueled by disappointment, Engelkes eyeing trip to NCAA Championships this season

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois wrestler Trace Engelkes raced back to his apartment after getting out of class on the afternoon of March 8.
    Dec. 23, 2016 - 12:38 am
  • NIU’s bowl streak

    It’s fitting that in a season of bad breaks and close calls, an act of God played a part in keeping the Northern Illinois football team out of a bowl.
    Dec. 22, 2016 - 12:05 am
  • Local roundup: Glenn leads NIU women to road win

    Cassidy Glenn scored 26 points as the Northern Illinois women's basketball topped Missouri-Kansas City 86-75 on Tuesday.
    Dec. 20, 2016 - 10:52 pm
  • NIU softball: Naegele breaks single-season HR record with walk-off homer

    Northern Illinois catcher Emily Naegele went into the record book in style.Naegele broke the Huskies ...
    Dec. 20, 2016 - 2:48 pm
  • Women's basketball: NIU falls to South Dakota

    After trailing by as many as 21 points in the second quarter, the Northern Illinois women’s basketball team got to within three in the fourth quarter, ...
    Dec. 20, 2016 - 12:26 am
  • As Minnesota waffled, NIU prepared for bowl invitation

    As news about a football player boycott at Minnesota broke, Northern Illinois athletic director Sean Frazier quickly realized his Huskies might have a ...
    Dec. 19, 2016 - 1:34 am
  • NIU women's basketball: Huskies keep rolling on offense in win over SIU-E

    DeKALB – The Northern Illinois women’s basketball team big 28-point fourth quarter put the Cougars away for good as the Huskies beat Southern Illinois ...
    Dec. 16, 2016 - 11:11 pm
  • Carifio: Can lots of money make a bad idea good?

    If the players on the Minnesota football team follow through on their planned boycott, and Northern Illinois does indeed take the Gophers’ spot in the ...
    Dec. 16, 2016 - 10:54 pm
  • Report: NIU would be team to replace Minnesota in Holiday Bowl

    A boycott by the Minnesota football team could result in Northern Illinois taking their spot in the Holiday Bowl.
    Dec. 16, 2016 - 1:52 pm
  • NIU women's basketball: SIU-Edwardsville at Huskies preview

    Tipoff: 7 p.m. today at the NIU Convocation CenterMedia: AM-1360, 98.9-FMRecords: Huskies 5-3; Couga ...
    Dec. 15, 2016 - 11:29 pm
  • Men's basketball: Justin Thomas leads Huskies past Olivet Nazarene

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois men’s basketball coach Mark Montgomery has liked what he’s seen from freshman guard Justin Thomas.
    Dec. 15, 2016 - 12:50 am
  • NIU men's basketball: Olivet Nazarene at Huskies preview

    Tip-off: 7 p.m. Wednesday, NIU Convocation CenterMedia: Radio: WLBK 1360-AM, 98.9-FMRecords: Huskies ...
    Dec. 13, 2016 - 5:45 pm
  • NIU roundup: Huskie men, women both fall on road

    A layup by Jordan Thomas early in the second half cut the deficit to two for the Northern Illinois men’s basketball.
    Dec. 12, 2016 - 12:38 am
  • NIU men’s basketball preview: Huskies at Minnesota

    Tipoff: 4 p.m. Sunday at MinneapolisMedia: TV: BTN; Radio: AM-1360, 98.9-FMRecords: Huskies 4-4; Gop ...
    Dec. 9, 2016 - 10:29 pm
  • NIU women’s basketball preview: Huskies at Iowa State

    Tipoff: 2 p.m. Sunday in Ames, IowaRecords: Huskies 5-2; Cyclones 6-2Last game: The Huskies won, 81- ...
    Dec. 9, 2016 - 10:29 pm
  • 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
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