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Phi Sigma Kappa takes home hardware

By Julian Nunnery | April 30, 2018

DeKalb — No. 3 seed Phi Sigma Kappa pulled off a shocking upset over No. 1 seed Phi Kappa Theta Saturday to win the NIU 2018 Tugs Tournament.Anthony Baca, senior first head rope caller for Phi Sigma Kappa, said his team was eager to avenge its semifinal...

Tugs moves on to semifinals

By Julian Nunnery | April 26, 2018

DeKALB — The field has shrunk to just four teams after day two of the 35th annual men’s Tugs competition as all four of the top seeds advanced to the semi-final round.In the first match of the tournament Monday, No. 8 seed Alpha Kappa Lambda survived...

Phi Kappa Theta is the defending champion and will face the winner of Alpha Kappa Lambda and Delta Chi in match four at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Tugs set to begin annual competition

By Julian Nunnery | April 23, 2018

Phi Kappa Theta is the defending champion and will face the winner of Alpha Kappa Lambda and Delta Chi in match four at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Eugene German, men’s basketball sophomore guard, surveys the floor in the Huskies’ 81-65 Feb. 3 home loss to Miami University. 

German not ready for NBA just yet

By Julian Nunnery | April 16, 2018

Eugene German, men’s basketball sophomore guard, surveys the floor in the Huskies’ 81-65 Feb. 3 home loss to Miami University. 

Minnesota Timberwolves guard Derrick Rose shoots a layup in the Timberwolves’ 129-120 home loss March 18 over the Houston Rockets.

Rose faces last chance for career

By Julian Nunnery | March 26, 2018

Minnesota Timberwolves guard Derrick Rose shoots a layup in the Timberwolves’ 129-120 home loss March 18 over the Houston Rockets.

Point/Counterpoint: German MAC honor

By Khobi Price | March 8, 2018

The Mid-American Conference announced Monday that Eugene German, men’s basketball sophomore guard, was named to the MAC all-second team.German was rightfully named to second teamKhobi Price | Sports WriterThe glaring flaw in German’s resume is that...

Huskies’ season ends at the buzzer

By Julian Nunnery | March 6, 2018

The men’s basketball team suffered a heartbreaking loss to the Kent State Golden Flashes Monday in the first round of the Mid-American Conference tournament.The Huskies (13-19, 6-13 MAC) fell 61-59 on the road on a buzzer-beater layup.The game started...

Sophomore guard Eugene German celebrates the game-winning basket in the Huskies 66-65 home win over Ball State Friday. German finished with a team-high 25 points.  

German, Huskies win home finale

By Julian Nunnery | March 3, 2018

Sophomore guard Eugene German celebrates the game-winning basket in the Huskies' 66-65 home win over Ball State Friday. German finished with a team-high 25 points.  

Sophomore guard Justin Thomas surveys the floor in the Huskies 97-67 home loss Tuesday against Toledo. 

Men’s hoops blown out by Toledo

By Julian Nunnery | March 1, 2018

Sophomore guard Justin Thomas surveys the floor in the Huskies' 97-67 home loss Tuesday against Toledo. 

Men’s basketball loses big to Eagles

By Julian Nunnery | February 25, 2018

DeKalb — The men’s basketball team (12-17, 5-11 Mid American Conference) fell 82-53 Saturday on the road to the Eastern Michigan University Eagles, who had an efficient offensive performance. The Eagles shot 55 percent from the field, nearly 88 percent...

Sophomore Noah McCarty battles in the post in the Huskies’ 80-72 home loss Feb. 13 against Central Michigan. NIU fell to 5-10 in Mid-American Conference play Tuesday.

Huskies fall on road to Ball State

By Julian Nunnery | February 22, 2018

Sophomore Noah McCarty battles in the post in the Huskies’ 80-72 home loss Feb. 13 against Central Michigan. NIU fell to 5-10 in Mid-American Conference play Tuesday.