DeKALB — Men’s basketball came away with a narrow 73-72 win over the defending Mid-American Conference champions, the University at Buffalo Bulls, coming down to the final seconds of the game.
DeKALB — Sophomore guard Trendon Hankerson has played in 34 career games for the men’s basketball team, and with 2 ½ seasons of eligibility left, will play in plenty more before his Huskie career is over.
PITTSBURGH — After dropping games to Saint Mary’s College-California and the University of California-Davis on a west coast trip earlier this month, the men’s basketball team headed east to face the University of Pittsburgh in hopes of snapping its two-game losing streak.
DeKALB — The men’s basketball team headed to the west coast for the first time since 1997 for a two-game California swing, but they won’t be bringing back an extension of their six-game winning streak with them.
DeKALB — Wins keep rolling in for men’s basketball as it defeated Southern Illinois University — Edwardsville in a close game on Saturday. Senior guard Eugene German’s four-point play in the final 10 seconds lifted the Huskies over the Cougars 68-64.
DeKALB — Men’s basketball has been on a tear lately, winning its last three games in four days, against Coppin State University, Rockford University and Longwood University. The team’s defense and depth have been the brightest over the three-game stretch.
DeKALB — After winning three-straight home games over the weekend, the men’s basketball team headed back on the road Wednesday to take on Western Illinois University at Western Hall for the first time since 1994.
DeKALB — The Huskies soundly defeated the Rockford University Regents by a score of 96-48 Saturday. The team had a season-high 18 assists.
DeKALB — Nathan Scott and Darius Beane joined the men’s basketball program for the 2019-20 season with a reputation of being impact players.
DeKALB — After two losses to start the season, the Huskies went into Friday night’s matchup against Coppin State University looking for their first victory.
DeKALB — Tuesday Night the Huskies headed to the Hilton Coliseum in Ames, Iowa, looking to beat Iowa State University for the first time since 1971.
DeKALB — NIU’s last win against the Iowa State University Cyclones was Jan. 5, 1971 at the Chick Evans Fieldhouse in DeKalb. The Huskies edged out ISU with a 97-95 final score.
DeKALB — The Huskies’ pre-conference schedule looked to be one that posed several challenges. That reality came true Saturday during the team’s first match up.
DeKALB — The men’s basketball defense was put to the test Saturday against the University of Northern Iowa. The team seemed to run out of gas toward the end of both halves, letting the Panthers run away with the game.
DeKALB — Men’s basketball will host the University of Northern Iowa for its first game of the regular season 3 p.m. Saturday at the Convocation Center.
DeKALB — While college basketball teams around the country began their regular seasons Tuesday night, the men’s basketball team had one more dress rehearsal.
DeKALB — While college basketball teams around the country began their regular seasons Tuesday night, the Huskies had one more dress rehearsal remaining.
DeKALB — NIU’s 2019 Hall of Fame class is packed with Huskies who etched their mark in NIU athletics. Cleats, sneakers, playbooks and hurdles are mere trademarks in the careers of the history-making athletes who represented NIU. The 2019 class includes the first Huskie drafted in the WNBA, a…