women’s basketball

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…

Amanda Corral named third team All-MAC

Amanda Corral
Northern Illinois guard Amanda Corral (Hobart, Ind./Hobart) was named to the All-Mid American Conference third team, the league announced today. The junior, averaging 13.8 points, 4.1 rebounds and 2.3 assists per game, is the first NIU player to earn All-MAC honors since 2010-11 when Marke Freeman was named to the second team. Corral has enjoyed a career…

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