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March Madness party to be held in Huskies Den

By Northern Star staff | April 6, 2015

The Campus Activities Board and the Huskies Den will hold a March Madness Viewing Party 7:30 p.m. today in the Holmes Student Center.The match will pit the Wisconsin Badgers against the four-time national championship-winning Duke Blue Devils.The event...

Huskies fall to Badgers 49-7 in Chicago

By Brian Belford | September 18, 2011

Soldier Field Showdown II went from a highly-anticipated match up to a forgettable loss for NIU. The Huskies (1-2) got beat up by the Wisconsin Badgers (3-0) in Chicago 49-7. NIU was in the game early, trading touchdowns with Wisconsin in the first quarter....

Faceoff: Can NIU beat Wisconsin?

By Tony Osborne & Eli Gehn | September 14, 2011

Tony Osborne: So Eli, big game coming up this week for NIU football. I think the Huskies' offense has the clout to upset the powerhouse in Wisconsin. What do you think? Eli Gehn: Well Tony, as much I will be rooting for the Huskies this Saturday, I just...

Chicago’s gone to the dogs: Get your tickets for the Huskies’ Soldier Field game against Wisconsin

By Tony Osborne | September 13, 2011

With three days remaining until NIU football (1-1) takes on Wisconsin (2-0) at Soldier Field in Chicago, there are still plenty of tickets available for the game. Shelley Binegar, NIU assistant athletic director, said she expects about 40,000 in total...

Huskies may have hands full against Badgers

By Eli Gehn | September 11, 2011

The NIU defense showed why they were a question mark heading into the season Saturday night. The Huskies (1-1) were the favorite heading into Lawrence to take on Kansas (2-0), before losing 45-42 on a final second touchdown pass on a fourth-and-goal play....

NIU fans were out in full force Tuesday night at Victor E. Court as the Huskies faced the Badgers of UW-Madison. The previously undefeated Huskies (11-1) drew a record crowd of 954 in their 3-0 loss to the Badgers (10-0).

Huskies fall in early hole as Wisconsin runs perfect record to 11-0

By Katie Leb | September 15, 2010

With a record-setting crowd of 954 around them, the Huskies took on the University of Wisconsin-Madison Tuesday night at Victor E. Court.Both teams came into the match undefeated, but it would be the Badgers (10-0) who continued their win streak.The Huskies...

NIU faces UW-Madison in battle of unbeatens

By Katie Leb | September 14, 2010

After 12 years away, Pete Waite returns home Tuesday to a new court and sideline. The Huskies' winningest coach of all time will stand with the University of Wisconsin-Madison players as their head coach when the teams square off at 7:30 p.m. tonight...