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Ticket prices accepted by board

By Jim Wozniak | April 3, 1987

Ticket prices for men's basketball, complementary football tickets and reports on the Japanese gymnastics meet and sport medicine were some of the topics discussed at Wednesday's Athletic Board meeting. NIU Associate Athletic Director Chuck Shriver presented...

Rosborough content with next season’s basketball schedule

By Jim Wozniak | April 2, 1987

While some basketball fans might scour a collegiate directory to find out about a few of NIU's opponents, NIU Coach Jim Rosborough seems content with his product. Next season's basketball schedule for the men's team is just about ready, but some games...

Revenue overestimated by $100,000

By Jim Wozniak | April 2, 1987

A $100,000 overestimation in student athletic fee revenue for the 1987 fiscal year will force the NIU athletic department to cut its current budget by $80,000. Gary Glenn, chairman of the Athletic Board's Budget Committee, said the board wanted to reduce...

NIU-DePaul contest still up in air

By Jim Wozniak | March 23, 1987

Conflicting statements have been uttered between NIU, DePaul and Rockford MetroCentre officials about negotiations between the two schools and where next season's basketball game will be played. NIU Men's Athletic Director Robert Brigham and Coach Jim...

Elgin prevails before 5,569 in fieldhouse

By Jim Wozniak | March 18, 1987

Pulsating hearts. Foot-stompin‘ cheers. Mid-court celebrations. Given those clues, the average sports fan might surmise that a sporting event must have been played. But yesterday at the Chick Evans Field House, it went beyond the common game of roundball....

NIU, BSU pit losing streaks in season finale

By Jim Wozniak | February 27, 1987

Something is going to give Saturday. The NIU men's basketball team takes on Ball State at 2:30 p.m. in University Gym in the third and last game in the Huskies' week-long journey on the road. The game marks the season finale for both teams. It also gives...

NIU eyes lone MetroCentre game next year

By Jeff Kirik | February 20, 1987

The NIU men's basketball team will play one game next season at the Rockford MetroCentre, if approved by the athletic board, Athletic Director Robert Brigham said Wednesday. NIU will play Bradley on Dec. 12 in its lone MetroCentre game of the season,...

Rockets soar from free throw, 3-point lines

By Jim Wozniak | February 19, 1987

TOLEDO, Ohio—Move over Western Michigan, a new scoring champion has been crowned against the NIU men's basketball team. The Toledo Rockets became the second NIU opponent to supersede the century mark this year in a 103-91 victory over the Huskies Wednesday...

Huskies hope three is a charm vs. WMU

By Jim Wozniak | February 4, 1987

Baseball does not begin for another two months, but NIU will try to avoid striking out on the basketball court tonight. The Huskie men's basketball team plays Western Michigan in Kalamazoo, Mich., at 6:45. It will be the third time the two teams have...

Huskies entertain Sunshine Boys

By Jim Wozniak | January 30, 1987

On one hand, Saturday night marks a return home for the NIU men's basketball team. On the other hand, it might send people scrambling for a directory to see where NIU's opponent comes from. The Huskies take on Florida International at 7:30 in Chick Evans...

Men’s team leaves defense in DeKalb

By Jim Wozniak | January 29, 1987

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa—When it comes time for the NIU men's basketball team to play AMCU-8 conference members lately, defense takes a back seat. Just like the earlier loss to Western Illinois, the Huskies defense took a night off. This time Northern Iowa...

Cagers beat old MAC foes

By Jeff Kirik | January 22, 1987

When the NIU men's and women's basketball teams swept a double-header from their Toledo counterparts Wednesday night, the Huskies gained a little more than a pair of wins. The Huskie cagers also picked up the extra satisfaction that comes with beating...