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Tony Nixon
The Northern Illinois men’s basketball team trailed by just a pair early in the second half, but a 17-1 run helped Western Michigan pull away to a 71-54 victory over the Huskies on Wednesday night in the second round of the Mid-American Conference Basketball Tournament at Quicken Loans Arena. NIU shot just 29.6 percent (8-of-27)...
Tony Nixon
Junior guard Tony Nixon (South Holland, Ill./Seton Academy) scored a game-high 14 points as the Northern Illinois men’s basketball team defeated Eastern Michigan 55-52 on Monday night at the EMU Convocation Center to advance to the Second Round of the FirstEnergy Mid-American Conference Tournament. The victory snapped a nine-game conference tournament losing streak for the...
Abdel Nader
Ball State erased an eight-point halftime deficit, defeating the Northern Illinois men’s basketball team, 62-51, on Saturday afternoon at Worthen Arena in the regular season finale for both team. Freshman wing Abdel Nader (Skokie, Ill./Niles North) paced the Huskies with 16 points and a team-best six rebounds. The MAC Freshman of the Year candidate also...
Abdel Nader
The Northern Illinois men’s basketball team held Toledo scoreless for the final 4:27 of the contest, helping the Huskies earn a 65-61 comeback victory Wednesday night on Senior Night at the NIU Convocation Center. The Huskies finished the game on an 8-0 run to erase a four-point deficit and earn the victory. Freshman wing Abdel...
Tony Nixon
Mark Yelovich hit a turnaround jumper from the baseline at the buzzer to lift SIU Edwardsville to a 64-62 win over the Northern Illinois men’s basketball team on Saturday afternoon at the Vadalabene Center. NIU trailed by five with 90 seconds to play but clawed back to even the game and appeared to have forced...
Antone Christian
Redshirt sophomore guard Antone Christian (Nashville, Tenn./Martin Luther King Magnet) scored a season-high 15 points Wednesday night as the Northern Illinois men’s basketball team fell, 67-58, to Ohio University at the NIU Convocation Center. Leading by one at the intermission, Ohio used a 12-1 run to open a gap early in the second half. NIU...
Marquavese Ford
The Northern Illinois men’s basketball team has been paired with Southern Illinois University Edwardsville in its 2012 Sears BracketBusters contest to be played Saturday, Feb. 18. The Huskies and Cougars have met once previously, a 90-69 NIU victory on Dec. 9, 1985, in DeKalb. NIU will be playing in its eighth all-time BracketBuster game. Last...
Keith Gray
Freshman forward Keith Gray (Chicago, Ill./Brooks Academy) scored a career-best 15 points and tied a career-high with seven rebounds, but the Northern Illinois men’s basketball team fell, 90-56, on Wednesday night at the M.A.C. Center. Freshman guard Stian Berg (Baerum, Norway/Norges Toppidretts Gymnas) added nine points and freshman guard Marquavese Ford (Saginaw, Mich./Saginaw) chipped in...
Zach Miller
The Northern Illinois men’s basketball team led by three at the half Saturday afternoon. But the team was unable hold on as they fell to Eastern Michigan, 47-40, in the Mid-American Conference opener for both teams at the NIU Convocation Center. Senior forward Tim Toler (Indianapolis, Ind./Avon/Danville Area CC) led the Huskies with 11 points....
The Northern Illinois men’s basketball team allowed just eight second half points en route to a 72-46 victory over Roosevelt University on Monday night at the NIU Convocation Center. The Huskies held the Lakers to just 7.4 percent (2-of-27) second half shooting to erase a five-point halftime deficit and give head coach Mark Montgomery his...
Tim Toler (No. 5)
The Northern Illinois men’s basketball team played even with DePaul for nearly 25 minutes on Wednesday night at the NIU Convocation Center before the Blue Demons pulled away for a 75-52 victory. Senior forward Tim Toler (Indianapolis, Ind./Avon/Danville Area CC) paced the Huskies with 18 points and 13 rebounds, the third double-double of his career....
Antone Christian
The NIU men’s basketball team trailed by just one with two minutes to play but was unable to get over the hump, falling 62-55 at UIC on Saturday afternoon. Redshirt sophomore guard Antone Christian (Nashville, Tenn./Martin Luther King Magnet) and freshman forward Keith Gray (Chicago, Ill./Brooks Academy) each scored a season-high 11 points to lead...
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