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Travon Baker
Trailing by 11 with eight minutes to play, Northern Illinois stormed back to take a lead before falling in the final minute at Eastern Michigan, 45-44, on Monday night in the FirstEnergy Mid-American Conference Tournament First Round. The Huskies used a 15-2 run, capped by a triple from freshman guard Travon Baker (Detroit, Mich./Detroit Consortium)...
Darrell Bowie
Northern Illinois led for the first 34 minutes but was unable to hold off a late Ball State run, falling to the Cardinals, 53-51, on Saturday afternoon at Worthen Arena. Freshman wing Darrell Bowie (Milwaukee, Wis./La Jolla Prep) scored 10 points to lead a balance attack for NIU; junior forward Aksel Bolin (Asker, Norway/Asker) scored...
Aksel Bolin
Northern Illinois led by eight with four minutes to play before Western Michigan scored the final 16 points of the game to take a 66-58 win on Saturday evening at University Arena. Junior forward Aksel Bolin (Asker, Norway/Asker) scored a team-high 10 points to lead the Huskies. Northern Illinois (5-19, 3-9 MAC) built a five-point...
Sam Mader
Intercollegiate Athletics and the University Honors Program will celebrate “University Honors Night” during the NIU men’s basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 30. A ceremony is planned at halftime of the 7 p.m. game at the Convocation Center, and other activities will take place during the evening. Because NIU Huskie athletes are committed to excellence both off...
Aksel Bolin
Northern Illinois and Miami were tied at 28 at the half, but the Huskies shot 63.2 percent (12-of-19) after the intermission to run away with a 72-61 conference-opening victory Wednesday night at Millett Hall. NIU shot 69.2 percent (9-of-13) from behind the 3-point line and 80.8 percent (21-of-26) from the free-throw line in the contest....
Abdel Nader
Sophomore wing Abdel Nader (Skokie, Ill./Niles North) scored a game-high 20 points and grabbed six rebounds as Northern Illinois gave DePaul all it could handle before falling, 69-64, on Sunday afternoon at Allstate Arena. In a contest that featured 10 ties and 14 lead changes, a five-point deficit with a minute to play ultimately proved...
Akeem Springs
After trailing by as much as 11 in the second half, Northern Illinois battled back to force overtime before falling, 80-73, to UW Milwaukee on Friday night at the Klotsche Center. Freshman guard Akeem Springs (Waukegan, Ill./Waukegan Township) scored a career-best 21 points and grabbed a game-high nine rebounds. Sophomore wing Abdel Nader (Skokie, Ill./Niles...
Aksel Bolin
Three Huskies scored in double figures as Northern Illinois used the energy of an Orange Bowl Pep Rally crowd to earn a 65-54 victory over Southern Illinois Edwardsville on Wednesday night at the NIU Convocation Center. Junior forward Aksel Bolin (Asker, Norway/Asker) led the Huskies with 15 points. Northern Illinois (2-5) led nearly the entire...
Sam Mader
Freshman forward Sam Mader (Appleton, Wis./Appleton East) scored a team-high 15 points but Northern Illinois dropped a 58-46 decision to UIC on Tuesday night at the NIU Convocation Center. The Huskies pulled within five midway through the second half until a 10-2 UIC run helped propel the Flames to the victory. “UIC got off to...
Sam Mader
Freshman forward Sam Mader (Appleton, Wis./Appleton East) and freshman guard Akeem Springs (Waukegan, Ill./Waukegan Township) each scored 16 points Sunday as Northern Illinois earned a 72-54 victory over Judson University at the NIU Convocation Center. Northern Illinois (1-2) shot 50 percent (30-of-60) from the field and out-rebounded Judson, 38-19, but the Eagles hung around in...
Aksel Bolin
Northern Illinois trailed by just one with 13 minutes remaining, but a 13-3 burst helped propel Nebraska Omaha to a 77-64 victory on Friday night at Ralston Arena. Junior forward Aksel Bolin (Asker, Norway/Asker) scored a team-high 11 points while freshman guard Daveon Balls (Indianapolis, Ind./Lawrence North) added 10 for the Huskies. “Omaha’s experience definitely...
Coach Mark Montgomery
The Northern Illinois men’s basketball team kicks off the second year of the Mark Montgomery era tonight when the Huskies hold their first official practice of the 2012-13 season. “It’s a new group, we want to build on the momentum from the end of last year but it’s a new team with new faces,” said...
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