Mid-American Conference

Women’s hoops loses first game at MAC tourney

Natecia Augusta
The No. 10 seed Northern Illinois University women’s basketball team fell to No. 7 seed Buffalo, 56-46, in the first round of the 2013 Mid-American Conference Women’s Basketball Tournament Saturday afternoon at Alumni Arena. The Huskies finish the 2012-13 season with a 7-23 overall record and 2-14 mark in the MAC, while Buffalo improves to 11-19…

Men’s hoops unable to hold off Cardinals

Darrell Bowie
Northern Illinois led for the first 34 minutes but was unable to hold off a late Ball State run, falling to the Cardinals, 53-51, on Saturday afternoon at Worthen Arena. Freshman wing Darrell Bowie (Milwaukee, Wis./La Jolla Prep) scored 10 points to lead a balance attack for NIU; junior forward Aksel Bolin (Asker, Norway/Asker) scored nine…

Bryce Emory named MAC Golfer of the Week

Bryce Emory
Senior Bryce Emory (Aurora, Ill./Marmion Academy) of the Northern Illinois men’s golf team was named Mid-American Conference Golfer of the Week following his performance at the Forest Hills Collegiate in Augusta, Ga. Emory earned a fifth-place individual performance while helping lead the Huskies to second place in the team event. Emory carded an even-par 144 in the…

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