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Huskies lead Cyclones 34-31 at half

Huskies lead Cyclones 34-31 at half

By Mike Knapp | November 12, 2019

DeKALB — The men’s basketball team traveled to Iowa State University Tuesday to take on the Cyclones in NIU’s first road game of the season.The first half has belonged to the Huskies, as they have never trailed in the game and hold a 34-31 lead...

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....

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 losing streak up to four

By Danielle Brown | September 21, 2015

Volleyball (4-8) hosted the Huskie Invitational this weekend, facing off against Alabama, Northern Iowa and Western Kentucky, going winless and raising its current losing streak to four.AlabamaThe Huskies came out strong against Alabama, getting off to...

Volleyball prepares for three-game weekend

By Danielle Brown | September 17, 2015

Volleyball (4-5, 0-0 MAC) will host the Huskie Invitational this weekend, welcoming teams including Western Kentucky, Northern Iowa and Alabama.The games will begin on Friday when the Huskies face off against Alabama (4-6) at 7:00 p.m., and will conclude...

Referee flop, bad omen doesn’t affect Huskies in big game

By Brian Belford | December 4, 2011

In cavernous Ford Field, the words echoed like thunder across the arena: "Northern Iowa wins the toss".The referee caught himself before the "wa" in Iowa tumbled out of his mouth completely, but the damage had been done.The bad omen was compounded as...

Kim Davis goes up for a lay up in a game earlier this season. Davis was a key player in the game against Northern Iowa winning 34 defensive rebounds.

NIU outplays Northern Iowa in 71-64 win

By Katie Leb | December 2, 2010

DeKALB | In a battle of northern schools, NIU came out on top Thursday night against Northern Iowa 71-64 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. NIU’s Kim Davis set the tone of the evening grabbing a defensive rebound to start the game. The Huskies (5-3) pulled down...

Mo Smunt dribbles past a defender in a preseason game against Western Illinois.

Huskies earn split in Iowa

By Andrew Singer | August 29, 2010

NIU women's soccer didn't eat any corn, but it got its fill of the Hawkeye state at the inaugural Iowa Tournament, playing both Iowa and Northern Iowa. On Friday night, the Huskies kicked off their first road trip of the year against the host Hawkeyes....