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Amanda Corral
Northern Illinois led Eastern Michigan from start to finish Sunday as the Huskies defeated the Eagles, 77-54. Huskie Amanda Corral (Hobart, Ind./Hobart) led her team with a career-high scoring effort, finishing the game with 30 points, six rebounds and four assists. NIU (5-7, 2-1 MAC) earned its first victory over EMU (11-3, 1-2 MAC) since...
Amanda Corral
Down by 17 with over nine minutes left to play in the second half, the Northern Illinois women’s basketball team had a chance to tie it up in the dying seconds of the match as redshirt junior Danny Pulliam (Indianapolis, Ind./Pike) attempted a game tying layup, down 73-71. The ball swirled around the right side...
Natecia Augusta
The Northern Illinois women’s basketball team shot a respectable 42 percent from the field (23-for-54) Tuesday,  4 percent better than the visiting Illinois-Chicago. But UIC (10-2) was an impressive 27-of-31 (.871) from the free throw line, compared to NIU’s 7-of-10 (.700) effort, lifting the Flames to a 66-54 defeat of the Huskies. Northern Illinois (4-6)...
Amanda Corral
Northern Illinois women’s basketball played sound defense at South Dakota State Tuesday night at Frost Arena, accumulating 12 steals and forcing 15 turnovers to keep within striking distance for 32 minutes against one of the top-mid major programs in the country. However, a scoreless drought and foul trouble proved costly for the Huskies as they...
Danny Pulliam
The Northern Illinois women’s basketball team ground out its first win over Illinois State at Redbird Arena since December 2002 Thursday night. The Huskies (4-3), who led by as much as 11 points, won their second consecutive game of the season, defeating the Redbirds (1-5), 57-52. Junior Danny Pulliam (Indianapolis, Ind./Pike) scored a career-high 16...
Amanda Corral
After falling in heartbreaking fashion Friday morning, the Northern Illinois women’s basketball team sprung back in the Aggie Hotel Encanto Thanksgiving Classic finale Saturday against Lamar, defeating the Cardinals by 27 points, 79-52. Junior Amanda Corral (Hobart, Ind./Hobart) scored a career-high 25 points and was one of three players to reach double figures. NIU (3-3)...
Amanda Corral
In a game that saw 13 lead changes in the contest with both teams running a fast paced offense, the Northern Illinois women’s basketball team fell to New Mexico State, 77-72, in the opening game of the Aggie Hotel Encanto Thanksgiving Classic. The Huskies fall to 2-3 on the year while the Aggies even their...
Danny Pulliam
With a strong rebounding presence and the wherewithal to sink shots when it counted, the Northern Illinois women’s basketball improved to 2-0 in the NIU Convocation Center as it defeated Bradley, 63-60. The Huskies (2-2) out rebounded the Braves (2-3) in the Nov. 21 contest, 45-43, with 19 on the offensive glass to account for...
Ashley Sneed
Against a formidable foe in Wisconsin, the Northern Illinois women’s basketball team won the turnover battle against the Badgers but was unable to put up more points than UW as the Huskies fell, 71-51. Wisconsin committed 15 turnovers to the Huskies’ 14. Danny Pulliam (Indianapolis, Ind./Pike) led NIU with 11 points and was 5-for-5 at...
Ashley Sneed
In its 2013-14 home opener, the Northern Illinois women’s basketball team defeated Mississippi Valley State in impressive fashion, 79-60, as four different scorers reached double-digit figures. Junior Natecia Augusta (Peoria, Ill./Limestone) recorded her first career double-double with career-highs in scoring and rebounding at 17 and 11, respectively. The Huskies evened their record to 1-1 on...
Amanda Corral
The Northern Illinois University women’s basketball team opened its season at Midwest perennial power Green Bay. After opening to a 12-11 lead in the first eight minutes of the contest, the Huskies fell to the Phoenix, 78-44, after strong play in the post and consistent three point shooting ability by Green  Bay. “Defensively, we had...
Amanda Corral
In its lone preseason exhibition of 2013-14, the Northern Illinois women’s basketball team defeated Division II Lewis at the Convocation Center, 76-72. Five different Huskies scored 10-or-more points, with junior Amanda Corral (Hobart, Ind./Hobart) pacing the Huskies 15 points. “Offensively, I thought we over dribbled some, but we had some really good looks,” said head...
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