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Mens basketball begins three-game home stand against Western Michigan

Men’s basketball begins three-game home stand against Western Michigan

By Jemea Green | January 25, 2020

DeKALB — The men’s basketball team will begin its three-game home stand 3 p.m. Saturday when it hosts the Western Michigan University Broncos. NIU improved its Mid-American Conference record to 3-3 with a 79-69 win over the Kent State University...

Men’s basketball looks to bounce back Tuesday vs Kent State University

By Jemea Green | January 20, 2020

DeKALB — The men’s basketball team will face the Kent State University Golden Flashes 6 p.m. Tuesday in Kent, Ohio.NIU is 2-3 in Mid-American Conference play after a 66-64 loss Saturday to the Bowling Green State University Falcons. There were three...

Redshirt senior Lacey James looks for an open teammate Tuesday during NIUs 70-52 loss to Iowa State University at the James H. Hilton Coliseum in Ames, Iowa.

Men’s basketball deflates in second-half as Iowa State powers back to defeat Huskies

By Mike Knapp | November 12, 2019

DeKALB — Tuesday Night the Huskies headed to the Hilton Coliseum in Ames, Iowa, looking to beat Iowa State University for the first time since 1971.That elusive win is going to have to wait for another season as a three-point Huskie halftime lead quickly...

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....

Huskies’ comebacks fall short

By Khobi Price | December 2, 2018

Despite junior guard Eugene German recording a career-high 33 points and NIU closing out the game on a 22-9 run, the men's basketball fell to the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Phoenix 85-83 Wednesday in Green Bay, Wisconsin.Head Coach Mark Montgomery...

Huskies go 2-1 in Men Against Cancer Oakland Hoops Challenge

By Khobi Price | November 25, 2018

The men's basketball team won two of its three contests in the Men Against Breast Cancer Oakland Hoops Challenge.The Huskies (4-2) defeated the Oral Roberts University Golden Eagles 87-66 Friday, loss to the James Madison University Dukes 78-74 Saturday...

Huskies host black and red scrimmage

By Khobi Price | October 18, 2018

The men’s basketball team hosted its annual Red and Black scrimmage Wednesday ahead of its 2018-19 campaign opener against the Rockford University Regents 7 p.m. Nov. 6 at the Convocation Center. The scrimmages served as the Huskies first public competition...

Mens basketball handles Chicago State

Men’s basketball handles Chicago State

By Khobi Price | December 4, 2017

The men’s basketball team bounced back from its double-digit loss Wednesday to the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Panthers with a dominant 95-77 victory Saturday against the Chicago State University Cougars.The Huskies (5-3) scored the first three...

Men’s basketball destroys Rockford

By Khobi Price | November 27, 2017

DeKalb — After going 1-2 in the Gulf Coast Showcase in Estero, Florida Wednesday, the men’s basketball team returned to action at the Convocation Center with a 105-53 blowout victory Sunday against the Rockford University Regents.The Huskies (4-2)...