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Redshirt senior Lacey James looks for an open teammate Tuesday during NIUs 70-52 loss to Iowa State University at the James H. Hilton Coliseum in Ames, Iowa.

Men’s basketball deflates in second-half as Iowa State powers back to defeat Huskies

By Mike Knapp | November 12, 2019

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.That elusive win is going to have to wait for another season as a three-point Huskie halftime lead quickly...

Huskies look to beat Iowa State for the first time since 1971

By Jarrett Huff | November 12, 2019

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.During the 1970-71 season, the Huskies played in the now-dissolved Midwestern...

Huskies see late comeback attempt shot down as UNI down NIU in season opener

By Mike Knapp | November 10, 2019

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. During the opening of the 2019-20 men’s basketball season against the University of...

Special teams kick Huskies while they are down in Ames

By Chris Dertz | September 6, 2010

AMES, IOWA | Before last Thursday night’s football opener, NIU head coach Jerry Kill remained unsure about who was going to be kicking field goals in 2010 for the Huskies. After erratic performances and windy conditions caused a total of three missed...