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Men’s hoops set for new season

By Julian Nunnery | November 9, 2017

DeKALB — Basketball season is back as the team tips off its season at home against University of St. Francis, and there are several differences in personnel and play style from last year.The Huskies lost seven players from their roster last year, including...

Eugene German

Top-5 men’s basketball players to watch

By Julian Nunnery | November 2, 2017

After getting bounced in the first round of the Mid-American Conference Championship last season, the men’s basketball team looks to improve from an up-and-down campaign last season.Last year, the Huskies finished 15-17 but were never able to find a...

Releasing guards may affect recruiting

By Tom Burton | March 23, 2017

NIU will find itself struggling to replace its five players they lost this season, three to graduation and two to dismissal.Forward Aaric Armstead and centers Sean Damaska and Marin Maric, all seniors, played their last game as Huskies in a 72-69 March...

Former sophomore guard Marshawn Wilson shoots from distance in a 2015 game. Wilson and Head Coach Mark Montgomery came to a mutual agreement for Wilson to have a fresh start elsewhere before Tuesdays game against Ball State University at the Convocation Center.

Guard and coach reach ‘mutual’ agreement

By Tom Burton | February 20, 2017

Former sophomore guard Marshawn Wilson shoots from distance in a 2015 game. Wilson and Head Coach Mark Montgomery came to a 'mutual' agreement for Wilson to have a fresh start elsewhere before Tuesday's game against Ball State University at the Convocation Center.

Senior forward Aaric Armstead looks for an open lane in Tuesday’s game against University at Buffalo in Buffalo, New York. The Huskies lost the game 65-45 despite a double-double from Armstead. 

Inconsistent play leads to men’s basketball loss

By Tom Burton | February 8, 2017

Senior forward Aaric Armstead looks for an open lane in Tuesday’s game against University at Buffalo in Buffalo, New York. The Huskies lost the game 65-45 despite a double-double from Armstead. 

MARK MONTGOMERYHead Coach

Guard excels in freshman season

By Tom Burton | January 17, 2017

MARK MONTGOMERY

Head Coach

Guard Laytwan Porter dribbles the ball down the court on Friday at the Victor E. Court. The Huskies would lose 80-85 in double overtime against Elon.

NIU looks to create offense

By Tom Burton | December 5, 2016

Guard Laytwan Porter dribbles the ball down the court on Friday at the Victor E. Court. The Huskies would lose 80-85 in double overtime against Elon.

Head CoachMark Montgomery

Offense struggles in early rematch

By Tom Burton | December 1, 2016

Mark Mongtomery

Head Coach

Freshman guard Eugene German (right)

Men’s basketball routs opponent

By Northern Star staff | November 15, 2016

Freshman guard Eugene German (right)