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Senior guard Myia Starks charges through three Crimson defenders Tuesday in the Huskies’ season opener. The team lost 59-53 at the Convocation Center.

Women’s basketball’s late comeback not enough as Huskies lose to Harvard

By Quentin Wilson | November 6, 2019

DeKALB — A second quarter run from the Harvard University Crimson buried the women’s basketball team 59-53 Tuesday in its opening game.“[It’s] obviously not the result we were looking for,” Head Coach Lisa Carlsen said. “We got a lot of good...

Junior Forward Riley Blackwell goes up for a jump ball March 6 during NIUs 67-64 defeat to Ball State University at the Convocation Center.

Women’s basketball opens season with home game against Harvard

By Justin Kelley | November 5, 2019

DeKALB — The women’s basketball team is set to kick off its regular season 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Convocation Center against the Harvard University Crimson. NIU is coming off a solid performance Oct. 29 against Judson University, winning its preseason...

Senior guard Mikayla Voigt drives to the net Nov. 28 during a home match against South Dakota State University at the Convocation Center.

Coach Carlsen sets bar high for women’s basketball, Woods ‘100-percent’ ready to play

By Quentin Wilson | October 25, 2019

DeKALB — Head Coach Lisa Carlsen took the podium Wednesday for NIU's Winter Sports Media Day. Early into her speech, she let the audience know her expectations for the women’s basketball team this year. “Every year our goals don’t change,”...