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Photo of basketball going through hoop
Home game times for the upcoming 2014-15 season of Huskie basketball have been announced. The season tips off with an exhibition doubleheader Saturday, Nov. 8, as the NIU women’s basketball team takes on Lewis University at 3 p.m., and the Huskie men’s basketball team hosts Roosevelt University at 5 p.m. The women open the regular...
Jordan Huff
Something golden will lurk amid all the red and black inside Huskie Stadium during NIU’s 108th Homecoming football game Saturday. The 4-1 Huskies, who have notched 50 FBS wins since 2010, will play Central Michigan for the 50th time. And, with NIU looking to push its second-in-the-nation win total to 51, maybe it’s no coincidence...
Nicole Gremillion
The Northern Illinois University softball team had 12 players named 2014 National Fastpitch Coaches Association All-America Scholar Athletes, the organization announced Thursday. Kaitlyn Barrett, Kristyn Barrett, Jordyn Bowen, Kayti Grable, Nicole Gremillion, Allyson Hecht, Ashley Kopp, Kali Kossakowski, Shelby Miller, Emily Naegele, Bryanna Phelan and Delani Vest were all honored for their work in the...
Robert Brigham
Northern Illinois University will honor the memory of the late  Robert J. Brigham Sr., whose 50 years of service to the university included 19 as the Huskies’ director of athletics and dated back to his time as an NIU student-athlete. The Brigham Legacy Celebration will begin at 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 10, in the Pollock...
Go Huskies!
At least 35 Northern Illinois University athletic events, including nearly every home men’s and women’s basketball game, will be available to fans across the nation for free on ESPN3 and the WatchESPN app in 2014-15. NIU, the Mid-American Conference and ESPN made the joint announcement Wednesday. NIU is one of three MAC institutions selected to...
New basketball floor
Season tickets for the upcoming 2014-15 season of NIU basketball are available now, including the combined men’s and women’s season ticket for just $135. Season tickets for Huskie men’s basketball are available to the general public for just $110, or $95 for NIU football or women’s basketball season ticket holders, faculty/staff or seniors. Season tickets...
Movie poster for “Frozen”
Intercollegiate Athletics and the Holmes Student Center will host a football watch party Saturday, Sept. 20, when Rod Carey and the NIU Huskies take on Arkansas. The party inside the Carl Sandburg Auditorium will begin early, though, with the rescheduled showing of the movie, “Frozen.” Rain showers put a damper on the the free family...
Akeem Daniels
Kickoff time for Northern Illinois University’s Sept. 20 football game versus the Arkansas Razorbacks has been set for 6 p.m. (CT) from Arkansas’ Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium. The game will be televised on ESPNU, and available online and on mobile devices via WatchESPN and WatchESPN.com. The Mid-American Conference and television partner ESPN will release...
Juwan Brescacin
Everyone knows that football is a physical game, but few people stop to think about the actual physics behind it. Newton’s laws describe football players on the field just as well as carts on a track or balls rolling down ramps. And what better way to gain an understanding of bodies in motion than to...
MacKenzie Roddy
Northern Illinois University senior Mackenzie Roddy (San Bernardino, Calif./Cajon) has been named the Mid-American Conference West Division’s Offensive Player of the Week, the league announced Monday. It marks the first time Roddy has won the honor in her career, doing so in the first weekend of the 2014 season. Roddy opened her senior season in...
Photo of an NIU football helmet with Bob Brigham’s initials
Northern Illinois University student-athletes from all 17 sports will honor the memory of iconic former Director of Athletics Robert J. Brigham, by wearing patches or stickers bearing his initials throughout the 2014-15 academic year. “RJB” stickers will be worn on the helmets of the football, baseball and softball teams, while patches bearing the initials will...
Rod Carey
Inside Huskie Football, the weekly radio show featuring Northern Illinois University head coach Rod Carey kicks off its 2014 schedule at 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 25, at Fatty’s Pub & Grille in DeKalb. The show will be broadcast live on Chicago’s AM 560 The Answer and on WCPT 92.5 FM in DeKalb. Fans in the...
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