Kathi Bennett

Women’s hoops falls at MAC Tournament

Natecia Augusta
Ball State opened the game on an 11-0 run Wednesday, and the Northern Illinois women’s basketball team was never able to close the gap, falling 61-47 in the second round of the Mid-American Conference Basketball Tournament at Quicken Loans Arena. Junior Natecia Augusta (Peoria, Ill./Limestone) scored 13 points in the contest with five rebounds and a…

Women’s hoops advances in MAC tourney

Alexis Lindstrom
Led by Alexis Lindstrom’s (Howards Grove, Wis./Howards Grove) Mid-American Conference Tournament record nine three-point field goals and 31 points, the Northern Illinois women’s basketball team (11-18) punched its ticket to Cleveland’s Quicken Loans Arena as it defeated Eastern Michigan (17-13) in overtime, 81-76, to secure a second round berth. Lindstrom, who entered the game zero for…

Women’s hoops tops Broncos, tournament next

Ally Lehman
The Northern Illinois women’s basketball team earned its final win of the regular season Saturday as it defeated Western Michigan (12-17, 8-10 MAC) on Senior Day, 59-51. Freshman Ally Lehman (Nineveh, Ind./Indian Creek) led the Huskies with 16 points on 7-of-13 shooting. While the Huskies earned victory, Eastern Michigan earned the upset victory of the Mid-American Conference…

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