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Kathi Bennett
Fourth-year head coach Kathi Bennett and the Northern Illinois women’s basketball program will take to the court today for their first practice of the 2013-14 campaign. On the makeup of this season’s schedule … I think it’s a tough schedule, we’ll start out at Green Bay and we’ll find out a lot about ourselves. They’re...
Natecia Augusta
The No. 10 seed Northern Illinois University women’s basketball team fell to No. 7 seed Buffalo, 56-46, in the first round of the 2013 Mid-American Conference Women’s Basketball Tournament Saturday afternoon at Alumni Arena. The Huskies finish the 2012-13 season with a 7-23 overall record and 2-14 mark in the MAC, while Buffalo improves to...
Natecia Augusta
The Northern Illinois women’s basketball team suffered a 54-45 setback to Eastern Michigan Thursday night in a Mid-American Conference West Division battle at the Convocation Center. A 9-0 run by the Eagles late in the second half proved to be too much for NIU overcome as Eastern Michigan improved to 8-19 overall and 6-8 in...
The Northern Illinois women’s basketball team suffered a 72-40 setback to Toledo at Savage Arena Wednesday afternoon. NIU’s (7-18, 2-10 MAC) offense struggled to find its rhythm, shooting 27.7 percent for the game. The Huskies failed to score in the final four minutes of the first half and were held without a point through the...
Satavia Taylor
Northern Illinois put on a furious rally in the second half to overcome an 18-point deficit but did not hang on to the lead as Eastern Michigan earned a 67-62 win on Thursday evening at the Convocation Center. The defending Mid-American Conference Tournament champion Eagles (5-15, 3-4 MAC) extended their winning streak over the Huskies...
Satavia Taylor
A tightly contested Mid-American Conference West Division tussle against the preseason league favorite Toledo left Northern Illinois one possession short in a 44-42 loss Saturday afternoon at the Convocation Center. The Huskies (5-14, 0-6 MAC) had two chances to win it in the last 20 seconds but failed to get a shot on rim against...
Amanda Corral
Northern Illinois employed a new look on offense that paid off in the first half but Akron’s transition game led to a key 18-2 second half run for a 63-52 win Wednesday evening at the Convocation Center in Mid-American Conference action. The Zips’ (12-4, 3-0 MAC) 9-for-18 three-point performance helped drop the Huskies to 5-11,...
In the start of the 16-game Mid-American Conference schedule, Northern Illinois fell 60-53 to Buffalo at Alumni Arena on Thursday night. The win for the Bulls (3-11, 1-0 MAC) marked the first for them against the Huskies (5-9, 0-1 MAC) at home in the all-time series. Previously, NIU was 6-0 in Buffalo as the Huskies...
Alexis Lindstrom
Northern Illinois turned a good second half yesterday into a complete game Saturday evening in a 69-38 win over Norfolk State to take third place at the 2012 Cavalier Classic at Virginia’s John Paul Jones Arena. The Huskies (5-7) used a season-high nine three-pointers to win their first all-time meeting with the Spartans (2-10). “I...
Natecia Augusta
A strong first half performance by Xavier was too much to overcome for Northern Illinois in a 66-54 loss at the 2012 Cavalier Classic on Friday evening at Virginia’s John Paul Jones Arena. The Musketeers (6-6) outscored the Huskies (4-7) 37-30 in the first half, which was enough to withstand NIU’s 34-29 edge in the...
Satavia Taylor
The Northern Illinois women’s basketball team used a strong defensive effort and strong bench play to post a 48-38 victory over Eastern Illinois at the Convocation Center Wednesday night. “It was a slow start, but we truly believe in the foundation of defense first,” associate head coach Joe Conroy said. “When we kept looking up...
Jada Buggs
Facing a veteran South Dakota State team that’s been to the NCAA Tournament four times since moving to NCAA Division I play in 2004-05 and was coming off an upset of No. 15 Nebraska, Northern Illinois (2-2) gave the Jackrabbits (3-2) all they could handle in a 59-58 loss Wednesday night at the Convocation Center...
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