men’s basketball

Team effort leads men’s hoops past Mississippi Valley State

Anthony Johnson
The Northern Illinois University men’s basketball team led by as much as 18 in the second half en route to a 71-64 victory over Mississippi Valley State on Tuesday night at the NIU Convocation Center. Senior Anthony Johnson (Chicago, Ill./Whitney Young/Purdue) scored a team-high 14 points to lead five Huskies with nine-or-more points in the contest. With…

Men’s hoops edged at Eastern Illinois, 59-55

Jordan Threloff
The Northern Illinois University men’s basketball team had two possessions to tie or take the lead in the final minute Saturday night, but Eastern Illinois made a pair of stops and held on for a 59-55 victory over the Huskies at Lantz Arena. Junior Darrell Bowie (Milwaukee, Wis./La Jolla Prep) scored a team-high 14 points and…

Men’s hoops falls to hot-shooting DePaul

Jordan Threloff and Coach Mark Montgomery
DePaul made 11 three-pointers and shot 53.8 percent from the field Tuesday night to claim a 78-67 victory over the Northern Illinois University men’s basketball team at Allstate Arena. Sophomore Aaric Armstead (Chicago, Ill./La Jolla Prep) scored a game-high 16 points to lead the Huskies, junior Darrell Bowie (Milwaukee, Wis./La Jolla Prep) added 15 points and…

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