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Redshirt sophomore center Marin Maric looks for a rebound off a free throw. Maric finished with 19 points and 11 rebounds, but the Huskies ultimately succumbed to Buffalo in a 90-78 loss Tuesday.

Struggling b-ball heads to Ohio

By Krystal Ward | February 8, 2016

Redshirt sophomore center Marin Maric looks for a rebound off a free throw. Maric finished with 19 points and 11 rebounds, but the Huskies ultimately succumbed to Buffalo in a 90-78 loss Tuesday.

Huskies and Ohio to duel for second time

By Krystal Ward | February 4, 2016

Men’s basketball (16-6, 5-4 MAC) opened MAC-play this season with a victory over Ohio University Bobcats (13-7, 4-4 MAC) on Jan. 6 and will look to sweep the season series with a win over the Bobcats on Saturday.Senior guard Travon Baker scored a career-high...

Women’s basketball losing streak up to 6 games

By Joren Apiquian | January 25, 2016

Women’s basketball (8-10, 1-6 MAC) fell to Ohio (15-3, 7-0 MAC) 72-47 on Saturday, dropping its sixth consecutive game.Ohio shot 43.9 percent from the field for the game, holding NIU to just 31.5 percent. Missed free throws also came back to haunt the...

Wrestling wins second in a row to move to .500

By Christopher Loggins | January 19, 2016

Wrestling (5-5, 0-2 MAC) won its second consecutive game over the weekend, downing The Citadel in a 24-19 showdown in Edwardsville.NIU never trailed in the match and already had an 11-0 lead through two matches. Its largest win of the day came in a dual...

NIU head coach Ray Gooden (right) speaks with junior outside hitter T’ara Austin and junior defensive specialist Malia Gabel on Saturday at Victor E. Court. NIU went winless in the Huskie Invitational after losing three consecutive games.

Volleyball’s Gooden wins MAC Coach of the Year for fourth time

By Northern Star staff | November 24, 2015

Volleyball head coach Ray Gooden has been named the MAC Coach of the Year for the fourth time in his career.The honor comes after the Huskies lost to Ohio in the MAC Championship on Sunday despite winning their regular season championship and going 19-11...

Loggins: Volleyball will likely take MAC Tournament

By Christopher Loggins | November 19, 2015

Women’s volleyball has put a storybook season together, and I don’t expect them to slow down as the MAC Tournament approaches this weekend.The Huskies started 4-6 at the beginning of the season, and it didn’t look like a team that would end the...

Split weekend keeps volleyball in first place

By Danielle Brown | October 26, 2015

Volleyball (12-10, 8-2 MAC) saw its five-game winning streak come to a halt as it fell short to Kent State on Friday, but came back to defeat Ohio on Saturday to split the weekend.Kent StateThe Huskies came together to execute early on and held an 8-5...

Freshman forward Taylor Sarver battles for control of the ball in a Sept. 25 game against Toledo. The Huskies went on to win the game 2-0.

MAC fate ahead for women’s soccer

By Raven Boyd | October 22, 2015

Women’s soccer (2-12-1, 1-6-1 MAC) prepares for a two-game weekend that could secure its position in the MAC tournament. The team has won just one game in its last games.Bowling GreenThe Huskies, who have won one in the last eight contests, must lock...

Sophomore setter Alexis Gonzalez sets the ball in a game against Ball State. The Huskies have lost two straight games to the Cardinals dating back to 2014.

Volleyball prepares for Kent State, Ohio

By Danielle Brown | October 22, 2015

Volleyball (11-9, 7-1 MAC) is set to take on Kent State and Ohio this weekend.Though the Huskies are riding a five-game winning streak and the season is coming down the stretch this weekend, the girls plan to treat their games like any other, said junior...

Freshman forward Kate Sanfilippo hops over a defender in an Oct. 9 game against Akron. The Zips went on to win the game 2-1, giving the Huskies a four-game losing streak.

Women’s soccer still fighting

By Raven Boyd | October 15, 2015

Women’s soccer (2-11, 1-5 MAC) will face off against MAC-leading Ball State (10-2-2, 6-0 MAC) and Miami (Ohio) (9-4, 5-1 MAC) this weekend.Ball StateThe Cardinals are 6-0 in conference play for the first time in program history and will enter this weekend...

Women’s soccer looking to turn early-season hole around

By Raven Boyd | October 1, 2015

Women’s soccer (2-7-0, 1-1-0) will travel to Athens, Ohio this weekend to face off against the Ohio Bobcats (3-6-0) and Kent State (5-3-2). Both teams enter this weekend 1-1-0 in MAC-conference play.Ohio freshman forward Stephanie Rowland scored her...

Sophomore midfielder Lauren Gierman awaits the ball in a Sept. 25 game against Toledo. Gierman scored both goals in the game for the Huskies, giving her a second two-goal game in her career.

Gierman’s two-goal game completes weekend sweep

By Raven Boyd | September 28, 2015

Women’s soccer (2-7-0, 1-1-0 MAC) went head-to-head with the Toledo Rockets and the Central Michigan Chippewas last weekend, defeating Toledo and losing to Central Michigan.ToledoThe Huskies took down the Rockets 2-0 in game one, granting them their...