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Men’s basketball looks to end losing streak in rematch against CMU

By Jarrett Huff | February 19, 2020

DeKALB — After dropping both games on its road trip, the men’s basketball team returns home to the Convocation Center for a rematch against the Central Michigan University Chippewas.The Huskies lost the first game of their road trip against the Ball...

Huskies have tough road to MAC play, German says he wants to ‘win them all’

By Mike Knapp | November 8, 2019

DeKALB — Men’s basketball opens its 2019-20 season this Saturday, and expectations couldn’t be higher.NIU is coming off a season where it won 17 games and advanced to the Mid-American Conference tournament semifinals for the first time since 2003....

Senior middle blocker Kennedy Wallace and Junior setter Grace Balensiefer await an opponents attack Oct. 25, 2019.

Volleyball drops two road losses, lose West division title hopes

By Justin Kelley | November 4, 2019

DeKALB — The volleyball team fell short in two-away matches Friday and Saturday and now are out of contention to win the Mid-American Conference West division. NIU was swept in the matches, losing to the Eastern Michigan University Eagles and Central...

Volleyball to play two road MAC matches, Karlen, Balensiefer win conference awards

By Justin Kelley | November 1, 2019

DeKALB — Junior libero Miranda Karlen and sophomore setter Grace Balensiefer earned Mid American Conference honors for their performances Friday and Saturday, which led to wins over Kent State University and Ohio University.Karlen was named MAC West...

Junior middle blocker Meg Wolowicz celebrates the winning point of the final set in a match against Bowling Green University Sept. 24.

Women’s volleyball to face challenging season

By Danielle Brown | July 10, 2017

DeKalb — The reigning Mid-American Conference champion Huskies, coached by Ray Gooden, have a challenging schedule ahead of them. The 2017-18 schedule includes matches against 10 teams who were 2016 NCAA tournament participants.Gooden is the program’s...

Toledo poses biggest threat to Huskies

By Brian Thomas | October 22, 2012

Although the Huskies are still slated to play four more guaranteed games this season, I only see one game that sticks out. The game I am keying in on is the Huskies’ Nov. 14 showdown with Toledo at home, which will be shown on ESPN. Both teams are currently...