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Darrell Bowie
Sophomore wing Darrell Bowie (Milwaukee, Wis./La Jolla Prep) recorded his first career double-double, scoring a career-high 23 points and grabbing a career-best 12 rebounds, as the Northern Illinois University men’s basketball team defeated Saint Joseph’s (Ind.), 111-61, on Sunday afternoon at the NIU Convocation Center. Four Huskies scored in double figures, with sophomore guard J.J....
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....
Abdel Nader
Eastern Illinois led by two at the half and used an 8-0 to open the second stanza to build a lead that Northern Illinois couldn’t overcome, defeating the Huskies, 59-47, on Saturday afternoon at the NIU Convocation Center. Sophomore wing Abdel Nader (Skokie, Ill./Niles North) led NIU with 17 points and seven rebounds. “I thought...
Richard Oruche
Former Northern Illinois men’s basketball player Richard Oruche will represent Nigeria in the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London. Oruche and the Nigerian team began Olympic play Sunday against Tunisia, scoring a 60-56 victory. A native of Bensenville, Ill., Oruche was a member of the Huskie program from 2005-07. After redshirting the 2005-06 seasons, Oruche...
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...
Abdel Nader
Freshman wing Abdel Nader (Skokie, Ill./Niles North) scored a career-best 18 points, but the Northern Illinois men’s basketball team fell at Iowa, 88-55, on Thursday night at Carver-Hawkeye Arena. The Hawkeyes shot 54.1 percent (33-of-61) from the field in the contest, including 61.9 percent (13-of-21) from outside the three-point arc. Senior forward Tim Toler (Indianapolis,...