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Akeem Daniels
NIU faculty and staff are eligible for one free ticket each to the 2014 MAC Championship Game, which takes place Friday, Dec. 5, in Detroit. The Huskies will face the Bowling Green Falcons at 6 p.m. (CST) in a game that will be nationally broadcast on ESPN2. Beginning at 9 a.m. Monday, Dec. 1, employees...
Mackenzie Roddy
The Northern Illinois University volleyball team had four players earn All Mid-American Conference honors Thursday. Mackenzie Roddy (San Bernardino, Calif./Cajon), Alexis Gonzalez (Fresno, Calif./Bullard) and Jenna Radtke (Buffalo Grove, Ill./Stevenson) were named First Team All-MAC and Shelby Seurer (Delano, Minn./Delano) was named to the All-Freshman team. This marks the seventh consecutive season in which multiple...
Coach Mark Montgomery
Northern Illinois University men’s basketball head coach Mark Montgomery announced the signings of Levi Bradley (Milwaukee, Wis./Pius XI), Jaylen Key (Mequon, Wis./Homestead), Austin Pauga (Naperville, Ill./IMG Academy) and Laytwan Porter (Rockford, Ill./Auburn)  to National Letters of Intent to join the NIU basketball program. “I’m very happy with our recruiting class,” Montgomery said. “We have two...
Danny Pulliam
All 27 Northern Illinois University home basketball games, along with two volleyball matches, two gymnastics meets, two wrestling meets and NIU’s football signing day press conference will be broadcast live on ESPN3 as part of its school content production schedule. NIU’s first live game broadcast on ESPN3 will take place at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov....
Cameron Stingily
The Mid-American Conference is spending time this fall with various student-athletes in the league to look back into their childhood and revisit their first football memories. NIU’s Cameron Stingily, who scored three touchdowns Wednesday night as the Huskie football team topped Ball State, is in the spotlight this week. “The sport of football is a...
Carlos “Charlie” Slusher and Edon Rowley
Kenroy Usher remembers the time he and his mother encountered an unusually forthcoming stranger on the streets in Belize. Usher was only 10 then – and a good boy – but the unfamiliar woman apparently felt compelled to issue a dire warning. Within a few years, she said, the boy will join a gang. By...
Collaborative on Early Adolescence
Eight visitors from Belize will share global perspectives on Belizean athletes and coaches during a panel discussion from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 5, in the Capitol Room of the Holmes Student Center. The delegates will share their personal stories related to sport. Many are current and former elite competitors, including an international...
Athletics Facilities Master Plan
Sean T. Frazier, associate vice president and director of NIU Intercollegiate Athletics, unveiled today the department’s Facility Master Plan. The NIU Athletics Facility Master Plan, a comprehensive document that will help chart the future of Huskie Athletics, provides for the creation of three new athletics facilities for baseball, tennis and Olympic sports, as well as...
What does physics have to do with football? Find out Tuesday, Oct. 28, when STEM Café presents “Even More Physics of Football.” This encore presentation of the crowd-pleasing “Physics of Football” presentation will provide a thought-provoking look into the science behind one of our country’s most popular and physical sports. Armchair quarterbacks and science geeks...
New basketball floor
The Huskie Basketball Tip-Off, featuring NIU men’s basketball coach Mark Montgomery and NIU women’s basketball coach Kathi Bennett, will take place at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 29, at Eduardo’s Mexican Restaurant, 214 E. Lincoln Hwy. in downtown DeKalb. Join Coach Montgomery and Coach Bennett, along with the Huskie men’s and women’s basketball staffs, for this...
Go Huskies!
Hey, juniors: It’s your turn! Throughout this football season, NIU is launching a new initiative in the hopes of creating a tradition at Huskie Stadium. At each home game, a class of students will walk across the turf to the roar of the crowd as they welcome members of the NIU football team on to...
Kathi Bennett
After a successful first season trial at Lincoln Inn, the NIU Athletics Department will team with local restaurant The Lincoln Inn for a second season of Breakfast With Bennett. The monthly breakfast series will return Thursday, Oct. 23, and is scheduled through March. Breakfast with Bennett is a first-come, first-serve event at the Lincoln Inn,...
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