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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...
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At least 35 Northern Illinois University athletic events, including nearly every home men’s and women’s basketball game, will be available to fans across the nation for free on ESPN3 and the WatchESPN app in 2014-15. NIU, the Mid-American Conference and ESPN made the joint announcement Wednesday. NIU is one of three MAC institutions selected to...
New basketball floor
Season tickets for the upcoming 2014-15 season of NIU basketball are available now, including the combined men’s and women’s season ticket for just $135. Season tickets for Huskie men’s basketball are available to the general public for just $110, or $95 for NIU football or women’s basketball season ticket holders, faculty/staff or seniors. Season tickets...
Travon Baker
Highlighted by 16 home games and non-conference matchups with the Big Ten, ACC and Big East, the NIU men’s basketball team released its 2014-15 schedule Wednesday. The 29-game slate includes 10 games against teams that played in the postseason last year. “It’s a challenging schedule,” said NIU head coach Mark Montgomery. “We are definitely going...
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...
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AM 560 The Answer (WIND-AM) is the new Chicago radio home of the Northern Illinois University Huskies. NIU Associate Vice President and Director of Athletics Sean T. Frazier, AM 560 General Manager Jeff Reisman and Learfield Sports, the new multimedia rights holder for NIU Athletics, made the announcement today. The new agreement provides NIU fans...
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...
Mark Montgomery
Northern Illinois University has extended the contract of men’s basketball head coach Mark Montgomery by two years, NIU Associate Vice President and Director of Athletics Sean T. Frazier announced Friday. With the extension, Montgomery now has four years remaining on his contract, through 2017-18. This past season, in his third year as head coach at...
Aksel Bolin
The Northern Illinois University men’s basketball team led by 11 at halftime Wednesday night. However, the team saw its lead slip away in the second half as they fell 53-48 to Eastern Michigan in the second round of the Mid-American Conference Tournament at Quicken Loans Arena. Redshirt junior Jordan Threloff (DeKalb, Ill./DeKalb/Illinois State) and freshman...
The Northern Illinois University men’s basketball team survived a Monday night scare from Bowling Green, winning 54-51 in overtime in the first round of the Mid-American Conference Tournament at the NIU Convocation Center. Redshirt junior Jordan Threloff (DeKalb, Ill./DeKalb/Illinois State) led the Huskies with 13 points and nine rebounds. NIU led by three, 49-46, but...
Aaric Armstead and Jordan Threloff
Redshirt junior Jordan Threloff (DeKalb, Ill./DeKalb/Illinois State) and freshman Aaric Armstead (Chicago, Ill./La Jolla Prep) earned all-conference recognition today, as the Mid-American Conference announced its all-league and all-freshman selections. Threloff earned All-MAC Honorable Mention recognition, while Armstead was named to the league’s All-Freshman team. Threloff and Armstead’s selections mark the first time since 2009 that...
Darrell Bowie
Sophomore Darrell Bowie (Milwaukee, Wis./La Jolla Prep) scored a team-high 17 points as the Northern Illinois University men’s basketball team finished the regular season with a 70-56 victory over Ball State on Saturday afternoon at the NIU Convocation Center. With Saturday’s victory, the Huskies enter the Mid-American Conference Tournament seeded seventh and will host Bowling...
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