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  • NIU football: Graham, Santacaterina battling for starting quarterback spot during spring

    DeKALB – Entering the 2016 season No. 4 on the depth chart, Northern Illinois quarterback Daniel Santacaterina didn't expect to see much playing time.
    March 25, 2017 - 4:54 pm
  • NIU football: Lynch adjusting to life as Huskies' running backs coach

    DeKALB – When the Northern Illinois football team was running team drills, Jordan Lynch stood 10 yards behind the offense with his arms crossed and a ...
    March 24, 2017 - 11:44 pm
  • NIU roundup: Huskies collect 17 hits in win over Toledo in conference opener

    The Northern Illinois started conference play with a bang.The Huskies had a breakout performance at ...
    March 25, 2017 - 12:11 am
  • College baseball: Huskies struggling with consistency heading into MAC play

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois baseball coach Mike Kunigonis said that the Huskies have had solid outings in each phase of the game this season.
    March 22, 2017 - 11:55 pm
  • Former Huskies star Chandler Harnish shares experiences during speech to students

    MALTA – When Chandler Harnish gives speeches to youth – as he did to a group of eighth-graders Friday at Kishwaukee College as part of Career Explorat ...
    March 18, 2017 - 12:02 am
  • College wrestling: Three Huskies fall a win short of All-American honors

    The three Northern Illinois wrestlers left in the NCAA tournament each fell a win short of earn All-American status on Friday in St. Louis.
    March 17, 2017 - 9:08 pm
  • NIU gymnastics: Huskies riding historic outing into MAC Championships

    DeKALB – The Northern Illinois gymnastics team is looking to keep making history.After a record-brea ...
    March 17, 2017 - 3:58 pm
  • NIU roundup: Huskies' season comes to an end with loss in first round of WNIT

    The Northern Illinois women's basketball team's season came to an end with a 94-84 loss at South Dakota State in the first round of the WNIT on Thursd ...
    March 17, 2017 - 12:16 am
  • NIU wrestling: Bleise to face familar foe in first round of NCAA Championships

    It took more than three periods to decide the match the last time Northern Illinois sophomore wrestler Steve Bleise faced Old Dominion’s Michael Hayes ...
    March 15, 2017 - 11:49 pm
  • Women's basketball: NIU's Carlsen to meet D-II rival again in 1st round of WNIT

    DeKALB – It’s been a while. Yes, it’s been more than two decades since the Northern Illinois women’ ...
    March 16, 2017 - 12:20 am
  • DC Sports Now: Northern Illinois' Ally Lehman

    In the second episode of the newly branded podcast, the guys talk about the end of the Sycamore boys basketball team's playoff run, discuss the baseba ...
    March 15, 2017 - 11:18 pm
  • Sladek making mark with Huskies

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois forward Renee Sladek started last season watching from the sidelines on crutches because of season-ending knee surgery.
    March 14, 2017 - 10:48 pm
  • Women's volleyball: ​Huskies add Angelos as assistant coach

    Northern Illinois announced Monday that Amy Angelos will join the coaching staff after she spent the past season with the University of Michigan.
    March 14, 2017 - 12:20 am
  • College baseball: Sims named MAC West Pitcher of Week

    Northern Illinois junior pitcher Donovin Sims was named the Mid-American Conference West Pitcher of the Week, the league announced on Monday.
    March 14, 2017 - 12:19 am
  • Women's basketball: Huskies selected to play in WNIT

    The best Northern Illinois women’s basketball season in two decades isn’t over yet.The Huskies quali ...
    March 14, 2017 - 12:16 am
  • NIU women's basketball: Huskies fall to Toledo in first MAC Championship appearance

    The hope of ending an NCAA tournament drought likely will have to wait another year for the Northern Illinois women’s basketball team.
    March 13, 2017 - 12:25 am
  • NIU football: Lynch calls decision to retire a 'tough' one

    DeKALB – Jordan Lynch had a decision to make.Should he go back for his third season as a backup quar ...
    March 10, 2017 - 11:44 pm
  • NIU football: Huskies workout for NFL scouts during NIU Pro Day

    DeKALB – In his final two years as quarterback of the Northern Illinois football team, Drew Hare's season ended with an injury.
    March 10, 2017 - 5:36 pm
  • DC Sports Now: Sycamore's Ty Sulaver

    In the first episode of DC Sports Now, the guys talk about NIU hiring Jordan Lynch, the Sycamore boys basketball team's playoff run and the NIU women' ...
    March 10, 2017 - 2:20 pm
  • NIU women roll past Broncos, into MAC title game

    This time, the Huskies didn't wait until they were down 22 to start a comeback.The Northern Illinois ...
    March 10, 2017 - 2:41 pm
  • Women's basketball: Huskies vs. Western Michigan preview (MAC semifinals)

    Tip-off: 10 a.m. Friday, Quicken Loans Arena, ClevelandMedia: Video: ESPN3; Radio: 1360AM/98.9 FMRec ...
    March 10, 2017 - 12:14 am
  • NIU women's basketball: Huskies stage largest comeback in program history in stunning win over Ohio

    The Northern Illinois women’s basketball team picked the right time for its biggest comeback in program history.
    March 9, 2017 - 12:30 am
  • Jordan Lynch returns to Huskies as running backs coach

    A Northern Illinois football legend is coming home. Former Heisman Trophy finalist Jordan Lynch was ...
    March 9, 2017 - 12:07 am
  • Women's basketball: NIU's Lehman named first team all-MAC

    Northern Illinois senior guard Ally Lehman was named first team all-Mid-American Conference, the league announced Tuesday.
    March 7, 2017 - 10:51 pm
  • Men's basketball: Huskies fall to Eastern Michigan in closing moments

    Northern Illinois senior center Marin Maric stared at the hoop in disbelief with his hands on his hips.
    March 7, 2017 - 12:22 am
  • Women's basketball: NIU leaning on Lehman heading into MAC quarterfinals

    The Northern Illinois women’s basketball team only has one player with experience playing at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio.
    March 7, 2017 - 12:11 am
  • NIU basketball: Maric, German nab conference honors; Lehman named MAC Player of Week for sixth time

    Northern Illinois senior center Marin Maric was named to the All-Mid-American Conference Third Team, the league announced Monday.
    March 6, 2017 - 6:19 pm
  • Despite loss, NIU women earn MAC tournament bye

    A 90-77 loss at Western Michigan on Saturday didn’t keep the Northern Illinois women’s basketball team from earning a first-round bye in the Mid-Ameri ...
    March 6, 2017 - 12:02 am
  • Severson: NIU men have sliver of hope heading into MAC tournament despite frustrating season

    The Northern Illinois men’s basketball team isn’t stumbling into the Mid-American Conference tournament.
    March 7, 2017 - 12:36 am
  • NIU's Kenny Golladay turns impressive college career into spot at NFL Scouting Combine

    INDIANAPOLIS – Kenny Golladay had one offer coming out of St. Rita – the University of North Dakota.
    March 3, 2017 - 11:56 pm
  • NIU men's basketball: Huskies storm back late, but come up short in loss to Ball State

    The Northern Illinois men’s basketball team made a furious comeback in the final minute to get within one possession, but Ball State held on for an 87 ...
    March 3, 2017 - 10:25 pm
  • NIU women's basketball: Huskies at Western Michigan preview

    Tip-off: 1 p.m. Saturday, Kalamazoo, MichiganMedia: Video: ESPN3; Radio: 1360AM/98.9 FMRecords: Husk ...
    March 3, 2017 - 5:22 pm
  • NIU wrestling: Huskies preparing for MAC Championships

    DeKALB – When the bus hits the road, the Northern Illinois wrestling team knows to stay away from senior Trace Engelkes.
    March 3, 2017 - 12:22 am
  • NIU women's basketball: Huskies drop home regular season finale to Toledo

    DeKALB – For a two-minute stretch to close out the first quarter, the Northern Illinois women's basketball team looked every bit the scoring machine i ...
    March 1, 2017 - 11:16 pm
  • PHOTOS: Five things of note about the 2017 MAC schedule

    With the Mid-American Conference announcing 2017 football schedules, including NIU's, here are some things that jumped out us. You can also see us tal ...
    March 1, 2017 - 5:14 pm
  • Severson: MAC schedule shows top priority is money, not athletes

    Remember, college football players are students first and athletes second.Scratch that.They're a way ...
    March 1, 2017 - 5:49 pm
  • NIU football to open season against Boston College

    The Northern Illinois football team will start off its season on national television against a Power Five conference team.
    March 1, 2017 - 2:24 pm
  • Korcek: Former NIU hoops player Booker dies

    Abe Booker was a colossus in stature, deed and reputation.What would one expect for someone nickname ...
    Feb. 28, 2017 - 10:30 pm
  • Men's basketball: NIU loses at home to Western Michigan

    With a chance to put itself in great position for a home game in the Mid-American Conference tournament next week, the Northern Illinois men’s basketb ...
    Feb. 28, 2017 - 10:28 pm
  • NIU women's basketball: Toledo at Huskies preview

    Tip-off: 8 p.m. Wednesday, NIU Convocation CenterMedia: Video: ESPN3; Radio: 1360AM/98.9 FMRecords: ...
    Feb. 28, 2017 - 3:53 pm
  • NIU softball: Thacker named MAC West Pitcher of the Week

    Northern Illinois junior Tara Thacker was named the Mid-American Conference West Pitcher of the Week, the league announced on Monday.
    Feb. 28, 2017 - 12:16 am
  • Men’s basketball preview: Western Michigan at NIU

    Tipoff: 7 p.m. Tuesday at the NIU Convocation CenterMedia: ESPN3; AM-1360, 98.9-FMRecords: Huskies 1 ...
    Feb. 28, 2017 - 12:07 am
  • NIU roundup: Women’s basketball makes history in win

    The Northern Illinois women’s basketball team won its 12th Mid-American Conference game of the season Saturday, beating Eastern Michigan, 81-71, to se ...
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 12:17 am
  • 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
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