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The Egyptian Theatre in downtown DeKalb
Football senior Chandler Harnish and volleyball senior Kristin Hoffman were named Northern Illinois University’s 2011 NIU Alumni Association Male and Female Athletes of the Year, headlining a list of 24 award winners honored Thursday night at DeKalb’s historic Egyptian Theatre during NIU’s third annual Victors Awards. The Victors saw NIU student-athletes, coaches, athletic department and...
Kim Davis
The NIU women’s basketball team is pointed in the right direction despite a season-ending, hard-fought 72-62 loss to Toledo in the quarterfinals of the Mid-American Conference Tournament on Thursday afternoon at Quicken Loans Arena. NIU (14-17, 6-10 MAC) entered the game as the No. 7 seed and had already won two games in the tournament...
Kim Davis
Senior forward Kim Davis (Evanston, Ill./Evanston) has lived on the offensive glass all season. Her grittiness greatly benefitted Northern Illinois as she scrapped Courtney Shelton’s (Rockford, Ill./Hononegah) miss and laid it in amongst traffic with six seconds left to give No. 7 NIU a 61-60 win over No. 6 Akron on Wednesday afternoon in the...
Satavia Taylor
Northern Illinois did it to Western Michigan on Jan. 19 and WMU returned the favor in a 66-64 overtime win over NIU on Tuesday night at the NIU Convocation Center in the last Mid-American Conference regular season game. The 53-41 win for NIU back in January in Kalamazoo, Mich., snapped a six-game losing streak for...
Courtney Shelton
With the Mid-American Conference regular season winding down next week, the standings and battle for hosting a first-round MAC Tournament were jumbled up as the Northern Illinois women’s basketball team dropped a 73-50 decision to Central Michigan on Wednesday night at McGuirk Arena. Coupled with Akron’s loss to Miami (Ohio) and Ohio’s win over Bowling...
Claire Jakubicek
A rare 34-point first half paced the Northern Illinois women’s basketball team to a 58-44 win over Ball State on Thursday night at the NIU Convocation Center in a Mid-American Conference West Division contest. The win moves the Huskies (12-12, 6-6 MAC) back to .500 for the first time since Dec. 31. “It was a...
Courtney Shelton
The Northern Illinois women’s basketball team has picked the right occasion to get hot as the Huskies won for the fifth time in the last six games with a 70-58 victory Saturday over Miami (Ohio). With the conference tournament being three weeks away, the win moves NIU up to 11-12 overall, 5-6 in Mid-American Conference...
Kim Davis
After being eliminated from last year’s Mid-American Conference Tournament in the first round by Ohio, the Northern Illinois women’s basketball team found revenge in a 50-46 win Saturday afternoon at the NIU Convocation Center. Last season, the Huskies (10-12, 4-6 MAC) took down Ohio (10-14, 3-7 MAC) in Athens during the regular season but were...
Claire Jakubicek
Entering Wednesday night’s game, the NIU women’s basketball team had lost nine straight to Bowling Green and five straight at Anderson Arena. Unfortunately for the Huskies, it was new place, same result. NIU fell 57-47 in its first game at the new Stroh Center in a Mid-American Conference cross-divisional match-up. The Huskies (9-12, 3-6 MAC)...
Courtney Shelton
Using momentum from a 45-point second half in a win at Akron Wednesday, the Northern Illinois women’s basketball team continued its stellar offensive execution Saturday afternoon in a 66-55, wire-to-wire victory over Kent State at the NIU Convocation Center. “I’m really proud of the team,” said NIU head coach Kathi Bennett. “For us, to play...
Kim Davis
Six years ago to the day was the last time the Northern Illinois women’s basketball team won a game at Akron. NIU put a stop to the drought on Wednesday at Rhodes Arena with a 72-66 win for its second straight Mid-American Conference road win. “It’s a huge win and that was some good basketball,”...
Claire Jakubicek
An uncharacteristic performance from the Northern Illinois defense led to a 62-46 win for Buffalo on Sunday afternoon’s Alumni Day at the NIU Convocation Center. The Huskies allowed the Bulls to shoot 45.2 percent from the field and 60 percent from behind the arc. Meanwhile, NIU managed to shoot just 27.3 percent on the day....
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