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The Huskies gather in a huddle during the October 5th loss to Ball State, 27-20.

Winless since week one, the Huskies look to snap their longest losing streak since 2016

By Maddie Barrett | October 10, 2019

DeKALB — Head Coach Thomas Hammock and his team have had some time to reflect on Saturday's defeat. He said it’s all about taking accountability for the loss and evaluating as a team to be better in the future.“The great thing about football is...

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MAC Championship on tap for wrestling

By Mike Romor | February 29, 2012

Heading into the MAC Championships in Athens, Ohio, NIU wrestling has a lot to prove. NIU (8-9, 0-5 MAC) was the only MAC school to finish with a winless conference record, but head coach Ryan Ludwig hopes his grapplers have put the regular season behind...

NIU guard Demarcus Grady dribbles down the court in a game against the Ohio Bobcats.

Men’s basketball drop one game in Athens

By Andrew Singer | February 6, 2011

Facing off against the defending MAC Champion Ohio Bobcats on Saturday afternoon, the NIU men’s basketball team fell 80-73 in Athens.The Bobcats staked out a large lead after some early shooting woes. NIU (7-14 overall, 3-6 MAC) made a late comeback...