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Tony Nixon
Eastern Michigan used a 22-6 run to close the game to defeat the Northern Illinois men’s basketball team, 48-45, on Wednesday night at the EMU Convocation Center. Freshman wing Abdel Nader (Skokie, Ill./Niles North) scored a team-high 10 points and grabbed a game-high seven rebounds and junior guard Tony Nixon (South Holland, Ill./Seton Academy) also...
Tony Nixon
Mark Yelovich hit a turnaround jumper from the baseline at the buzzer to lift SIU Edwardsville to a 64-62 win over the Northern Illinois men’s basketball team on Saturday afternoon at the Vadalabene Center. NIU trailed by five with 90 seconds to play but clawed back to even the game and appeared to have forced...
Tony Nixon
Junior guard Tony Nixon had a season-high 12 points but the Northern Illinois men’s basketball team fell to Western Michigan, 78-53, on Wednesday night at the NIU Convocation Center. The Broncos shot 52.9 percent (27-of-51) in the contest, including 59.1 percent (13-of-22) from behind the three-point arc. “You have to give Western Michigan a lot...
Keith Gray
Freshman forward Keith Gray (Chicago, Ill./Brooks Academy) and freshman wing Abdel Nader (Skokie, Ill./Niles North) each scored 13 points, but the Northern Illinois men’s basketball team fell, 75-51, to MAC-leading Akron on Saturday night at Rhodes Arena. The Huskies trailed by single-digits early in the second half but a 14-0 run by the Zips helped...
Abdel Nader
The Northern Illinois men’s basketball team played Bowling Green even in the second half, but were unable to overcome a slow first half start, falling 65-40 on Saturday evening at the Stroh Center. Freshman wing Abdel Nader (Skokie, Ill./Niles North) just missed a double-double with eight points and a career-high 10 rebounds. Freshman guard Stian...
Antone Christian
Redshirt sophomore guard Antone Christian (Nashville, Tenn./Martin Luther King Magnet) scored a season-high 15 points Wednesday night as the Northern Illinois men’s basketball team fell, 67-58, to Ohio University at the NIU Convocation Center. Leading by one at the intermission, Ohio used a 12-1 run to open a gap early in the second half. NIU...
Abdel Nader
Freshman wing Abdel Nader (Skokie, Ill./Niles North) scored 11 points, his 10th double figure scoring game of the season, but the Northern Illinois men’s basketball team fell to Buffalo, 74-59, on Saturday afternoon at the NIU Convocation Center. Despite holding Buffalo to just 39.6 percent (21-of-53) shooting, NIU shot just 28.1 percent (16-of-57) from the...
Abdel Nader
Freshman wing Abdel Nader (Skokie, Ill./Niles North) scored a career-high 26 points, but it wasn’t enough as the Northern Illinois men’s basketball team saw its second half rally come up short, 75-65, against Ball State on Saturday night at the NIU Convocation Center. Trailing by as much as 15, the Huskies trimmed the Cardinal lead...
Abdel Nader
Behind 55 percent shooting from the field, including 63.2 percent behind the three-point arc, the Northern Illinois men’s basketball team defeated Central Michigan, 74-66, on Saturday afternoon at the NIU Convocation Center. Freshman wing Abdel Nader (Skokie, Ill./Niles North) led the Huskies with a career-high 22 points, including 5-of-5 from behind the arc. Freshman guard...
Tim Toler led Northern Illinois with 15 points, but the Huskies (1-13, 0-2 MAC) fell, 77-68, to the Western Michigan Broncos (7-9, 1-1)  at University Arena in Kalamazoo, Mich. Wednesday night. Abdel Nader added 14 points for the Huskies, and Antone Christian chipped in seven points in the loss. Kevin Gray and Tony Nixon grabbed...
Zach Miller
The Northern Illinois men’s basketball team led by three at the half Saturday afternoon. But the team was unable hold on as they fell to Eastern Michigan, 47-40, in the Mid-American Conference opener for both teams at the NIU Convocation Center. Senior forward Tim Toler (Indianapolis, Ind./Avon/Danville Area CC) led the Huskies with 11 points....
The Northern Illinois men’s basketball team allowed just eight second half points en route to a 72-46 victory over Roosevelt University on Monday night at the NIU Convocation Center. The Huskies held the Lakers to just 7.4 percent (2-of-27) second half shooting to erase a five-point halftime deficit and give head coach Mark Montgomery his...
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