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Redshirt junior center Jordan Threloff (DeKalb, Ill./DeKalb/Illinois State) scored a career-high 17 points and sophomore guard Daveon Balls (Indianapolis, Ind./Lawrence North) added a career-best 15, both from off the bench, as the Northern Illinois University men’s basketball team defeated San Jose State, 60-59, on Saturday night in the NIU Invitational at the NIU Convocation Center....
Daveon "Petey" Balls
Northern Illinois posted its best defensive effort in seven seasons allowing just 42 points on Saturday afternoon, but it came in a losing effort as the Huskies fell to Eastern Michigan, 42-25, at the EMU Convocation Center. “Our guys played hard,” said NIU head coach Mark Montgomery. “Unfortunately, we just couldn’t make a shot. We...
Akeem Springs
After trailing by as much as 11 in the second half, Northern Illinois battled back to force overtime before falling, 80-73, to UW Milwaukee on Friday night at the Klotsche Center. Freshman guard Akeem Springs (Waukegan, Ill./Waukegan Township) scored a career-best 21 points and grabbed a game-high nine rebounds. Sophomore wing Abdel Nader (Skokie, Ill./Niles...
Tim Toler
The Northern Illinois men’s basketball team fell, 96-34, to Purdue in its season opener on Friday night on rededication night at Mackey Arena. Senior forward Tim Toler (Indianapolis, Ind./Avon/Danville Area CC) led the Huskies with 11 points. Freshman wing Abdel Nader (Skokie, Ill./Niles North) added nine points while freshman forward Kevin Gray (Chicago, Ill./Brooks Academy)...