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Amanda Corral
In a game that saw 13 lead changes in the contest with both teams running a fast paced offense, the Northern Illinois women’s basketball team fell to New Mexico State, 77-72, in the opening game of the Aggie Hotel Encanto Thanksgiving Classic. The Huskies fall to 2-3 on the year while the Aggies even their...
Danny Pulliam
With a strong rebounding presence and the wherewithal to sink shots when it counted, the Northern Illinois women’s basketball improved to 2-0 in the NIU Convocation Center as it defeated Bradley, 63-60. The Huskies (2-2) out rebounded the Braves (2-3) in the Nov. 21 contest, 45-43, with 19 on the offensive glass to account for...
Ashley Sneed
Against a formidable foe in Wisconsin, the Northern Illinois women’s basketball team won the turnover battle against the Badgers but was unable to put up more points than UW as the Huskies fell, 71-51. Wisconsin committed 15 turnovers to the Huskies’ 14. Danny Pulliam (Indianapolis, Ind./Pike) led NIU with 11 points and was 5-for-5 at...
Amanda Corral
In its lone preseason exhibition of 2013-14, the Northern Illinois women’s basketball team defeated Division II Lewis at the Convocation Center, 76-72. Five different Huskies scored 10-or-more points, with junior Amanda Corral (Hobart, Ind./Hobart) pacing the Huskies 15 points. “Offensively, I thought we over dribbled some, but we had some really good looks,” said head...
Kathi Bennett
Fourth-year head coach Kathi Bennett and the Northern Illinois women’s basketball program will take to the court today for their first practice of the 2013-14 campaign. On the makeup of this season’s schedule … I think it’s a tough schedule, we’ll start out at Green Bay and we’ll find out a lot about ourselves. They’re...
Jada Buggs
Facing a veteran South Dakota State team that’s been to the NCAA Tournament four times since moving to NCAA Division I play in 2004-05 and was coming off an upset of No. 15 Nebraska, Northern Illinois (2-2) gave the Jackrabbits (3-2) all they could handle in a 59-58 loss Wednesday night at the Convocation Center...
Amanda Corral
Holding on to a one point lead with under 10 seconds left, the Northern Illinois (1-1) defense stifled So-Con preseason favorite Davidson (0-2) to force a turnover and seal their victory Saturday in the consolation round of the WNIT, 64-61. NIU led by as much as 18 in the contest. “It felt good to get...
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The Northern Illinois women’s basketball team will participate in the 2012 Preseason Women’s National Invitation Tournament (WNIT), an annual tournament consisting of 16 of the country’s best Division I teams determined by select criteria. Tuesday’s bracket announcement from the Preseason WNIT, which will be held Nov. 9 to 18, has the Huskies facing the Iowa...
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Nine NIU student-athletes attended the 2012 NCAA Career in Sports Forum, which took place from June 7 through June 10 in Indianapolis. Matt Battaglia (football), Brittney Callahan (women’s basketball), Daniel Green (football), Chanel Kellyman (track & field), Claire McAuley (cross country/track & field), Sara McLaughlin (women’s tennis), Logan Pegram (football), Danny Pulliam (women’s basketball) and...
Lacia Gorman
The Northern Illinois women’s basketball team added Wisconsin-transfer Lacia Gorman to its 2013-14 roster on Tuesday. The 5’6” guard will be a sophomore for the Huskies in the 2013-14 campaign and brings a true point guard mentality to the program. “I know Lacia because I went through the recruiting process with her when I was...
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...
Danny Pulliam
The Northern Illinois women’s basketball team won its home opener in thrilling fashion with a 91-84 two-overtime decision over Western Illinois Wednesday night at the NIU Convocation Center. The last time the Huskies (1-1) reached the two-overtime mark was on February 18, 2003, at Bowling Green. That day, it took four overtimes for NIU to...
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