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  • Women's basketball preview: Northern Illinois at Eastern Michigan

    Tip-off: 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Ypsilanti, MichiganMedia: Video: ESPN3; Radio: 98.9 FM/1360AMRecords: H ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 3:58 pm
  • Men's basketball preview: Northern Illinois at Eastern Michigan

    Tip-off: 11 a.m. Saturday, Ypsilanti, MichiganMedia: Video: ESPN3; Radio: 98.9 FM/1360AMRecords: Hus ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 3:53 pm
  • Women's basketball: NIU blown out in key MAC game

    With a chance to move into first place Wednesday night, the Northern Illinois women's basketball team was blown out 109-86 at first-place Central Mich ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 11:42 pm
  • Men's basketball: NIU rolls to much-needed win at Central Michigan

    Losers of four straight and two in a row at home in overtime after it had led in the second half, the Northern Illinois men’s basketball team was in d ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 10:46 pm
  • NIU women's basketball: Huskies at Central Michigan preview

    Tip-off: 6 p.m. Wednesday, Mt. Pleasant, MichiganMedia: Video: ESPN3; Radio: 98.9 FM/1360AMRecords: ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 5:43 pm
  • NIU men's basketball: Huskies at Central Michigan preview

    Tip-off: 6 p.m. Tuesday, Mt. Pleasant, MichiganMedia: Video: ESPN3; Radio: 98.9 FM/1360AMRecords: Hu ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 3:15 pm
  • Severson: Struggling to win at home not exclusive to Huskies

    DeKALB – It’s been home, not-so-sweet home for the Northern Illinois men’s basketball team this season.
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 12:13 am
  • NIU men's basketball: Huskies blow late lead again for fourth straight loss

    DeKALB – For the second consecutive game, the Northern Illinois men's basketball team led in the final minute.
    Feb. 18, 2017 - 6:54 pm
  • NIU women's basketball: Huskies struggle near basket in loss to Ball State

    DeKALB – For the second time this season, the Northern Illinois women's basketball team erased a double-digit deficit against Ball State.
    Feb. 18, 2017 - 3:48 pm
  • NIU men's basketball: Toledo at Huskies preview

    Tip-off: 3:30 p.m. Saturday, NIU Convocation CenterMedia: Video: ESPN3; Radio: 98.9 FM/1360AMRecords ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 6:42 pm
  • NIU women's basketball: Ball State at Huskies preview

    Tip-off: 1 p.m. Saturday, NIU Convocation CenterMedia: Video: ESPN3; Radio: 98.9FM/1360AMRecords: Hu ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 6:43 pm
  • NIU roundup: Woollard's grand slam leads Huskies to win in season opener

    Alaynie Woollard smacked a grand slam as part of the Northern Illinois softball team's nine-run seventh inning and the Huskies opened the season with ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 6:42 pm
  • NIU football: Knowles named linebacker coach

    Illinois native Jeff Knowles, who spent the last three years on the football staff at North Carolina State, has joined the Northern Illinois Universit ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 5:42 pm
  • NIU men's basketball: Montgomery said departing Wilson needed 'fresh start'

    DeKALB – The post-Marshawn Wilson era started on a sour note. Hours after the Northern Illinois men ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 12:13 am
  • NIU women's basketball: Lehman's big night keeps Huskies in tie for first place

    Earlier in the week, Northern Illinois senior Ally Lehman made school history.On Wednesday, she kept ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 9:43 pm
  • Men's basketball: Wilson, NIU part ways

    Marshawn Wilson and the Northern Illinois have mutually parted ways, the school said in a statement released 90 minutes before the team's home game Tu ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 10:18 pm
  • Men’s basketball: Ball State at NIU preview

    Tipoff: 8 p.m. today at the NIU Convocation CenterMedia: CSN+, AM-1360, 98.9-FMRecords: Huskies 14-1 ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 12:24 am
  • NIU roundup: Huskies women win in Buffalo; men fall at Western Michigan

    Trailing after three quarters, the Northern Illinois women’s basketball team started the fourth scoring 16 straight points to take command in an 89-80 ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 12:03 am
  • Alex Kube, former Huskies linebacker, dies at 29

    The football programs of Cary-Grove, Rockford East and Northern Illinois University were shaken Thursday with news that Alex Kube was dead at age 29.
    Feb. 9, 2017 - 11:30 pm
  • Alex Kube, former Northern Illinois football star, dies at 29

    The local sports world was shaken Thursday by news that former Cary-Grove and Northern Illinois University football star Alex Kube had died.
    Feb. 9, 2017 - 11:27 pm
  • Photos: Alex Kube, former Cary-Grove standout and NIU football player, remembered in pictures

    Alex Kube, former Cary-Grove standout and NIU football player, is remembered in pictures. Kube, 29, died late Wednesday night, February 8, 2017, with ...
    Feb. 9, 2017 - 3:29 pm
  • Women's basketball: Huskies lose after Central Michigan makes 28-3 run

    DeKALB – In a matchup between two of the best women’s basketball teams in the Mid-American Conference, Northern Illinois took a lead early in the seco ...
    Feb. 8, 2017 - 11:59 pm
  • Women's basketball: Central Michigan at NIU preview

    Tipoff: 7 p.m. today at the NIU Convocation CenterMedia: ESPN3, AM-1360, 98.9-FMRecords: Huskies 16- ...
    Feb. 7, 2017 - 10:16 pm
  • Men's basketball: Huskies doomed by cold shooting in loss at Buffalo

    The road magic finally ran out for the Northern Illinois men’s basketball team.The Huskies struggled ...
    Feb. 7, 2017 - 10:06 pm
  • NIU men’s basketball: Akron at Huskies preview

    Tip-off: 7 p.m. today, NIU Convocation CenterMedia: Video: ESPN3; Radio: 98.9 FM/1360 AMRecords: Hus ...
    Feb. 6, 2017 - 11:08 pm
  • VIEWS: Former players 'emotionally invested' in Huskies again

    DeKALB – Legendary former Huskies are taking notice of the Northern Illinois women's basketball team.
    Feb. 6, 2017 - 4:51 pm
  • NIU men's basketball: Huskies at Buffalo preview

    Tip-off: 6 p.m. Tuesday, Buffalo, N.Y.Media: Video: ESPN3; Radio: 1360-AM, 98.9-FMRecords: Huskies 1 ...
    Feb. 6, 2017 - 4:46 pm
  • NIU men's basketball: Armstead scores 21, Huskies top Eastern Michigan

    DeKALB – Aaric Armstead has got his offensive groove back.The senior scored in double figures for hi ...
    Feb. 4, 2017 - 7:29 pm
  • NIU women's basketball: Huskies grind out win over Western Michigan to stay in first place

    DeKALB – It wasn't the usual high-scoring Huskies, but it was enough to keep the Northern Illinois women's basketball team in first place.
    Feb. 4, 2017 - 4:38 pm
  • NIU basketball: Huskie greats returning to NIU Convo Center for doubleheader

    There will be plenty of nostalgia today at the NIU Convocation Center.With the Northern Illinois men ...
    Feb. 4, 2017 - 12:06 am
  • Signing day: Huskies nab top quarterback in Michigan

    DeKALB – Rod Carey isn’t ready to crown Rodney Hall the starting quarterback for the Northern Illinois football team anytime soon.
    Feb. 1, 2017 - 11:12 pm
  • Signing day: Huskies nab in-town talent in DeKalb receiver Tucker

    DeKALB – Cole Tucker grew up with the Northern Illinois football team.The son of a former Huskies gr ...
    Feb. 1, 2017 - 11:08 pm
  • Photos: NIU loses to Akron 76-73

    NIU loses to Akron 76-73 during their men's basketball game on Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017 at the Convocation Center in DeKalb.
    Feb. 1, 2017 - 11:30 am
  • Men's basketball: Huskies squander impressive first half in loss to Akron

    DeKALB – One of the best halves of the season turned out to be for naught for the Northern Illinois men’s basketball team.
    Jan. 31, 2017 - 10:34 pm
  • NIU gymnastics: Potts nabs MAC honor for NIU

    Northern Illinois junior Ashley Potts was named the Mid-American Conference Gymnast of the Week.Pott ...
    Jan. 31, 2017 - 9:29 pm
  • NIU softball team picked to win MAC West in preseason poll

    The defending Mid-American Conference West Division champion Northern Illinois University softball team was picked to win the division in the 2017 MAC ...
    Jan. 31, 2017 - 12:22 am
  • NIU roundup: Men's, women's basketball each pick up critical road win

    The Northern Illinois women's basketball team now is in first place in the Mid-American Conference. ...
    Jan. 29, 2017 - 11:55 pm
  • HuskieWire Podcast: Trace Engelkes

    The men's basketball team has lost two straight, while the women's team is tied for first place in the MAC. The guys talk about what they like and dis ...
    Jan. 28, 2017 - 12:21 pm
  • NIU women's basketball: Huskies at Ball State preview

    Tip-off: 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Muncie, IndianaMedia: Video: ESPN3; Radio: 92.9 FM/1180AMRecords: Huski ...
    Jan. 27, 2017 - 4:35 pm
  • NIU men's basketball: Huskies at Toledo preview

    Tip-off: 1 p.m. Saturday, Toledo, OhioMedia: Video: American Sports Network; Radio: 98.9 FM/1360AMRe ...
    Jan. 27, 2017 - 4:35 pm
  • NIU women's basketball: Huskies, Ball State square off in battle for first place

    DeKALB – The Northern Illinois women's basketball team will start the second half of conference play with a doozy.
    Jan. 27, 2017 - 4:13 pm
  • Photos: NIU women's basketball beats Kent State 93-72

    The NIU women's basketball team beat Kent State 93-72 on Wednesday, Jan 25, 2017 at the Convocation Center in DeKalb.
    Jan. 26, 2017 - 10:24 am
  • College wrestling: NIU's Engelkes named MAC Wrestler of Week for first time

    Northern Illinois senior Trace Engelkes was named the Mid-American Conference Wrestler of the Week, the conference announced Wednesday.
    Jan. 26, 2017 - 12:31 am
  • Third-quarter run boosts Huskies

    DeKALB – There would be no dramatics for the Northern Illinois women’s basketball team against Kent State this time.
    Jan. 26, 2017 - 12:03 am
  • NIU men's basketball: Hall posts double-double for Kent State in win over Huskies

    DeKALB – Kent State senior Jimmy Hall came out on top in the battle between two of the best bigs in the Mid-American Conference.
    Jan. 24, 2017 - 10:50 pm
  • NIU women's basketball: Kent State at Huskies preview

    Tip-off: 7 p.m. Wednesday, NIU Convocation CenterMedia: Video: ESPN3; Radio: 98.9 FM/1360AMRecords: ...
    Jan. 24, 2017 - 4:12 pm
  • Soccer: Swan named men's soccer coach at NIU

    Ryan Swan has been named the head coach of the Northern Illinois University men's soccer program, NIU Associate Vice-President and Director of Athleti ...
    Jan. 24, 2017 - 12:06 am
  • Men's basketball: 3-point shooting woes plaguing Huskies

    The Northern Illinois men’s basketball team has a 3-point shooting problem. Balanced scoring and a ...
    Jan. 24, 2017 - 12:03 am
  • 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
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