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NIU men’s golf: Huskies face Big Ten, MAC opponents at Boilermaker Invitational

Steve Shonder

April 17, 2015

Men's golf will try to get momentum in its last tournament before the MAC Championships.The Huskies will get their shot in the Boilermaker Invitational on Saturday and Sunday on the Kampen Course at the Birck Boilermaker Golf Complex in West Lafayette, Ind. They'll be competing against a 15-team field th...

Men’s hoops to battle DePaul

Redshirt junior center Pete Rakocevic cheers as the Huskies (13-14, 7-8 MAC) head toward an upset victory over the Toledo Rockets (23-5, 11-4 MAC), 74-66, last season in the Convocation Center. The crowd rushed the court following the win.

Steve Shonder

December 2, 2014

After countering a 21-point deficit with a 28-2 run, men’s basketball is looking to continue its success when it invades DePaul’s home court.The Huskies (3-1) will face off against the DePaul Blue Demons (3-1) 8 p.m. today at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont. The game will air on Fox Sports 1.DePaul i...

Men’s, Women’s rugby place 2nd at Tournament of Champions

Men's, Women's rugby place 2nd at Tournament of Champions

Ed Rietveld

April 22, 2012

Men's Rugby NIU’s men’s rugby finished second in the Tournament of Champions Saturday with a 4-1 record. The Huskies first game was against the Shamrock rugby club. NIU got off to a slow start, trailing 5-3, but it was able to respond and come back to win 20-5 over the Shamrocks. NIU senior prop Os...

U of I isn’t the destination it’s being made out to be

Ohio head coach John Groce directs his team during the first half of an NCAA tournament Midwest Regional college basketball game against North Carolina, Friday, March 23, 2012, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Jimmy Johnson

March 26, 2012

You think the NIU men’s basketball program is a joke? Just take the 169.7-mile trip on I-39 South and I-74 East down to Champaign and you’ll discover the latest embarrassment of late in the Land of Lincoln: U of I. Pegged by many as a “top-25 job in the county,” the Fighting Illini are having ...

Breaking down the Fighting Illini

Chris Dertz and Jimmy Johnson

September 15, 2010

Offense Quarterback: The quarterback touches the ball on every snap, but that's not the only reason Illini signal-caller Nathan Scheelhaase will be who NIU focuses on on Saturday. A threat to both run and throw the ball, Scheelhaase is coming off a 14-for-18, 229-yard passing performance against Southern Illinois last week, which also saw him hurl two to...