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The NIU men’s and women’s basketball teams will hold a NIU Basketball Showcase at 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 4, following the Huskie football game. This will be the first chance for Huskie fans to see the 2014-15 Huskie basketball teams on the court. “This event is the tip-off of our season,” said NIU men’s basketball...
New basketball floor
NIU Athletics and the NIU Convocation Center unveiled a new basketball floor and court design today. The new surface is just the second for the Huskies in the Convocation Center, replacing the original floor that debuted with the building in 2002. Along with a new court design, the new floor also includes increased padding to...
Kathi Bennett
Northern Illinois University Athletics is loading up its bus with prizes and is hitting the road in June to see Huskie alumni fans. NIU Associate Vice President and Athletics Director Sean T. Frazier and head coaches, including football coach Rod Carey, men’s basketball coach Mark Montgomery and women’s basketball coach Kathi Bennett, will be in...
Amanda Corral
Junior guard Amanda Corral (Hobart, Indiana/Hobart) was named to the Mid-American Conference’s All-Academic team for the second-straight season as one of 10 athletes to earn the honor. She is the first NIU player in program history to earn Academic All-MAC distinction twice in her career with one year of eligibility for the award remaining. Corral,...
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...
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...
Ally Lehman
The Northern Illinois women’s basketball team earned its final win of the regular season Saturday as it defeated Western Michigan (12-17, 8-10 MAC) on Senior Day, 59-51. Freshman Ally Lehman (Nineveh, Ind./Indian Creek) led the Huskies with 16 points on 7-of-13 shooting. While the Huskies earned victory, Eastern Michigan earned the upset victory of the...
Jenna Thorp
The Northern Illinois women’s basketball team played with fire offensively and defensively Wednesday as it shot .412 from the field (21-of-51) and created 15 turnovers. But Ball State (13-15, 8-9 MAC) went 11-of-26 behind the three-point line to defeat the Huskies (9-18, 5-12 MAC) 67-57 at Worthen Arena. Three different NIU players reached double-figures with...
Amanda Corral
After reaching overtime for the first time since Feb. 28, 2012, the Northern Illinois women’s basketball team won 68-59 after outscoring Toledo by a margin of 14-5 during the extra period. Coach Kathi Bennett’s team secured its first overtime win since November 2011 versus Western Illinois. The Huskies’ (9-16, 5-10 MAC) win over the Rockets...
Amanda Corral
Against the Mid-American Conference’s top team, Central Michigan (17-9, 13-1 MAC), Northern Illinois (8-16, 4-10) put a fight worth note against the Chips as it traded nine leads and ties in the contest, but it wasn’t enough as the Huskies fell, 85-77. Junior Amanda Corral (Hobart, Ind./Hobart) scored her 1,000th career point and led NIU...
Amanda Corral
Northern Illinois had four players reach double-figures at Akron Wednesday night, outscoring the Zips in the second half, 45-41, but the Huskies (8-15, 4-9 MAC) would fall to UA (16-8, 10-3 MAC) as the Zips earned their program record ninth-consecutive victory, 89-75. Junior Amanda Corral (Hobart, Ill./Hobart) scored 21 points, while freshman Ally Lehman (Nineveh,...
The Northern Illinois women’s basketball team played a complete first half and opening nine minutes of the second at Buffalo Saturday afternoon against UB. But the Huskies (8-14, 4-8 MAC) were unable stop the charging Bulls (14-9, 7-5 MAC) as they defeated NIU, 66-57. “I thought they pressured us really well in the second half...
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