Kathi Bennett

Women’s hoops falls at the wire to Mizzou, 47-44

Danny Pulliam
The Northern Illinois University women’s basketball team held SEC foe Missouri to 47 points Sunday afternoon and caused the Tigers to turn the ball over 19 times at Mizzou Arena. Attempting one final shot after a missed free throw with eight seconds left, the Tigers blocked the Huskies’ final shot to defeat NIU, 47-44. Missouri extended…

Basketball ‘mini-plan’ ticket packages now on sale

New basketball floor
NIU Intercollegiate Athletics is introducing three new basketball mini-plans with options to fit most any schedule. Fans have two ways to see the NIU men’s basketball team for the remainder of the season. For $45, the “Saturday MAC Plan” gives fans the chance to see the Huskies clash with six Mid-American Conference rivals, including Toledo, Eastern…

Offense, defense combine in 20-point women’s hoops victory

Danny Pulliam
Northern Illinois University (2-4) scored a season-high 79 points Sunday, shooting 27-for-50 from the field, as five-different Huskies reached double-digits as NIU defeated Delaware State, 79-59. The Hornets (1-6) entered the game averaging 74 points per game. Senior Amanda Corral (Hobart, Ind./Hobart) led all NIU scorers in the contest as she scored 18-points with an 8-for-10 effort…

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