men’s basketball

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…

Balanced scoring leads men’s hoops past Idaho

Travon Baker
The NIU men’s basketball team shot 51 percent from the field, including 57.1 percent in the second half, to earn a 78-67 victory over Idaho Thursday night at the NIU Convocation Center. Sophomore Aaric Armstead (Chicago, Ill./La Jolla Prep) and junior Darrell Bowie (Milwaukee, Wis./La Jolla Prep) each scored 16 as the Huskies moved to 2-0…

Men’s basketball cruises past Aurora in opener

Jordan Threloff
Redshirt senior center Jordan Threloff (DeKalb, Ill./DeKalb/Illinois State) scored 17 points and grabbed 16 rebounds Saturday as the NIU men’s basketball team claimed an 86-56 victory over Aurora in the regular season opener at the NIU Convocation Center. Sophomore guard Aaric Armstead (Chicago, Ill./La Jolla Prep) also added 17 points as the Huskies won their season…

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