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No. 13-ranked Iowa State shot 58.7 percent (37-of-63) from the field and made 11 three-pointers en route to a 99-63 victory over the Northern Illinois University men’s basketball team on Tuesday night at Hilton Coliseum. Freshman guard Dontel Highsmith (Dowagiac, Mich./Dowagiac) scored a game-high 19 points and also grabbed six rebounds. Sophomore guard Travon Baker...
Dontel Highsmith
Northern Illinois University freshman guard Dontel Highsmith was named Mid-American Conference West Division Player of the Week Tuesday. Highsmith, a native of Dowagiac, Mich., averaged 18.5 points and 3.0 rebounds last week, helping the Huskies to a pair of road victories at Loyola-Chicago (Dec. 18) and UC Riverside (Dec. 22). Last Wednesday at Loyola-Chicago, Highsmith scored...
Dontel Highsmith
Freshman guard Dontel Highsmith (Dowagiac, Mich./Dowagiac) scored a career-high 27 points Sunday afternoon as the Northern Illinois University men’s basketball team defeated UC Riverside, 71-64, at the SRC Arena. Highsmith went 9-of-11 from the field, including 3-of-5 from behind the three-point arc, and 6-of-6 from the line. Sophomore guard Travon Baker (Detroit, Mich./Detroit Consortium) added...
Travon Baker
Trailing by 14 at the half, the Northern Illinois men’s basketball team outscored Loyola-Chicago, 41-21, in the second half to earn a 55-49 victory Wednesday night at Gentile Arena. Sophomore guard Travon Baker (Detroit, Mich./Detroit Consortium) scored a team-high 14 points and junior guard Aaron Armstead (Chicago, Ill./Hales Franciscan/San Jose City College) scored all 12...
Dontel Highsmith
The 22nd-ranked UMass Minutemen shot 57 percent in the second half and outscored the Northern Illinois University men’s basketball team, 36-19, in the final 14 minutes Saturday afternoon en route to an 80-56 victory over the Huskies at the Mullins Center. Freshman guard Dontel Highsmith (Dowagiac, Mich./Dowagiac) scored 10 points to lead NIU. UMass shot...
Darrell Bowie
Tied with four minutes to play, the Northern Illinois University men’s basketball team scored 10 of the final 13 points to earn a 64-57 victory over Dartmouth on Thursday night at the NIU Convocation Center. Sophomore wing Darrell Bowie (Milwaukee, Wis./La Jolla Prep) scored a team-high 12 points, junior center Jordan Threloff (DeKalb, Ill./DeKalb/Illinois State)...
Trailing by 13 in the second half, the Northern Illinois University men’s basketball team had a chance to tie the game in the final seconds but came up just short, falling, 63-58, to Nebraska on Saturday afternoon at Pinnacle Bank Arena. Redshirt junior Jordan Threloff (DeKalb, Ill./DeKalb/Illinois State) came off the bench to score a...
Dontel Highsmith
Trailing by 10 at the half, the Northern Illinois University men’s basketball team rallied to within a pair but could never retake the lead, falling to James Madison, 60-55, on Friday evening in the NIU Invitational at the NIU Convocation Center. Sophomore guard Travon Baker (Detroit, Mich./Detroit Consortium) led the way for the Huskies with...
J.J. Cravatta
Five players scored in double figures as the Northern Illinois University men’s basketball team earned a 90-57 exhibition victory over Rockford University on Saturday evening at the NIU Convocation Center. Redshirt junior Jordan Threloff (DeKalb, Ill./DeKalb/Illinois State) scored 17 points and grabbed seven rebounds off the bench to pace the Huskies. Redshirt junior Pete Rakocevic...
Coach Mark Montgomery
This season, the NCAA has changed the start date for Division I men’s basketball practice, allowing teams to begin practice 42 days prior to their first game of the season. Third-year head coach Mark Montgomery and Northern Illinois will take to the court for their first practice on Saturday. NIUHuskies.com caught up with Montgomery to...
Michael Orris
Northern Illinois men’s basketball head coach Mark Montgomery announced today the addition of Michael Orris to the Huskie basketball program. Orris, a native of Crete, Ill., transfers to NIU after spending one season at Kansas State. “We are really looking forward to having Michael Orris join the Huskie basketball family,” Montgomery said. “Michael is the...
Mark Montgomery
Northern Illinois men’s basketball head coach Mark Montgomery announced today the signing of Aaron and Aaric Armstead to National Letters of Intent to join the Huskie men’s basketball program for the 2013-14 season. Aaron Armstead is a 6-foot-4 guard who started his collegiate career at Wisconsin-Green Bay and will have two remaining seasons of eligibility....
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