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Men’s hoops drops first road game at Iowa

Aaric Armstead
Sophomore Aaric Armstead (Chicago, Ill./La Jolla Prep) scored a team-best 13 points but the Northern Illinois University men’s basketball team was unable to overcome a 28 percent shooting night as it fell, 70-49, to Iowa on Wednesday night at Carver-Hawkeye Arena. Junior Darrell Bowie (Milwaukee, Wis./La Jolla Prep) and senior Jordan Threloff (DeKalb, Ill./DeKalb/Illinois State) each…

Amanda Corral returns, scores 24 at Eastern Illinois

Amanda Corral
In her first appearance of the season for NIU (1-3), Amanda Corral charged off the bench for 24 points as she made 8-of-12 shots taken to lead the Huskies at EIU (2-3). However, her effort wasn’t enough as NIU fell to the Panthers, 55-46. The 14:34 mark on the clock marked the return of Corral (Hobart, Ind./Hobart)…

Hoops for Soups

Kelly Smith
Fans of NIU women’s basketball can watch the action Wednesday, Dec. 17, for the price of a canned good and $1. During the 7 p.m. “Hoops for Soups” game versus Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, anyone who brings a canned good to the doors of the Convocation Center can then buy a ticket for a buck. Meanwhile, head…

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