Kathi Bennett

The ‘eyes’ have it: Huskies unveil new basketball floor

New basketball floor
NIU Athletics and the NIU Convocation Center unveiled a new basketball floor and court design today. The new surface is just the second for the Huskies in the Convocation Center, replacing the original floor that debuted with the building in 2002. Along with a new court design, the new floor also includes increased padding to help cushion…

On the road again: Athletics director, coaches plan summer tour

Kathi Bennett
Northern Illinois University Athletics is loading up its bus with prizes and is hitting the road in June to see Huskie alumni fans. NIU Associate Vice President and Athletics Director Sean T. Frazier and head coaches, including football coach Rod Carey, men’s basketball coach Mark Montgomery and women’s basketball coach Kathi Bennett, will be in Chicago,…

Basketball’s Amanda Corral nets second Academic All-MAC honor

Amanda Corral
Junior guard Amanda Corral (Hobart, Indiana/Hobart) was named to the Mid-American Conference’s All-Academic team for the second-straight season as one of 10 athletes to earn the honor. She is the first NIU player in program history to earn Academic All-MAC distinction twice in her career with one year of eligibility for the award remaining. Corral, a…

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