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Ally Lehman
Trailing by 20 points with 6:44 left, the NIU women’s basketball team (5-8, 1-2 MAC) clawed back to within five points of Bowling Green (8-7, 1-3MAC ) with 1:46 left in regulation. Though the Huskies had five players score in double-figures, it could not complete the comeback as they fell to the Falcons, 65-59. Amanda...
The NIU Huskies (5-7, 1-1 MAC) held Mid-American Conference West division favorite Central Michigan (8-6, 3-0 MAC) to 56 points and 37 percent shooting Saturday night in Mt. Pleasant. The Huskies couldn’t answer for Naismith Trophy candidate Crystal Bradford, however, as her 20 points led the Chippewas over NIU, 56-43. Amanda Corral led the Huskies...
The Northern Illinois University women’s basketball team held SEC foe Missouri to 47 points Sunday afternoon and caused the Tigers to turn the ball over 19 times at Mizzou Arena. Attempting one final shot after a missed free throw with eight seconds left, the Tigers blocked the Huskies’ final shot to defeat NIU, 47-44. Missouri...
Northern Illinois University (2-4) scored a season-high 79 points Sunday, shooting 27-for-50 from the field, as five-different Huskies reached double-digits as NIU defeated Delaware State, 79-59. The Hornets (1-6) entered the game averaging 74 points per game. Senior Amanda Corral (Hobart, Ind./Hobart) led all NIU scorers in the contest as she scored 18-points with an...
Amanda Corral
In her first appearance of the season for NIU (1-3), Amanda Corral charged off the bench for 24 points as she made 8-of-12 shots taken to lead the Huskies at EIU (2-3). However, her effort wasn’t enough as NIU fell to the Panthers, 55-46. The 14:34 mark on the clock marked the return of Corral...
Renee Sladek
After leading halfway through the first period, the NIU women’s basketball team (1-1) played a well-fought game at UIC (2-0) but lost to the Flames, 61-47. Freshman Renee Sladek (Merrill, Wis./Merrill) finished with 14 points and four rebounds in the effort to lead the Huskies in scoring. UIC’s Ruvanna Campbell had 15 points, 23 boards...
Kelly Smith
The NIU women’s basketball team defeated in-state rival Illinois State in the season-opener Friday night, 55-51, as the Huskies carried a pus eight rebounding margin. NIU captured its first season opening win since 2009 as freshman Kelly Smith (Hartland, Wis./Arrowhead) led all-scorers in the game with 17 points. The Huskies have taken the last two...
Jenna Thorp
The Northern Illinois University women’s basketball team suffered a 60-49 setback to Lewis University in an exhibition affair at the Convocation Center Saturday afternoon. “Lewis is a top-four team in Division II,” said NIU head coach Kathi Bennett. “They have knocked off now, two or three Division I programs and they’re very good. They’re guards...