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Womens basketball falls to Central Michigan

By Jacob Onak | March 3, 2013

In its final home game of the season, the women’s basketball team was routed by the Central Michigan Chippewas, 82-61. Senior forward Shaakira Haywood was proud of the way NIU started the Senior Day game. “I definitely think we started out really...

Women’s basketball set to take on Hawkeyes in season opener

By Jacob Onak | November 7, 2012

NIU women’s basketball will start regular season play this weekend against the Iowa Hawkeyes in the first game of the Preseason WNIT tournament. The Huskies are coming off a 14-17 record last season, with a 5-9 away record. In their preseason exhibition...

NIU guard Marke Freeman plays defense last season. New head coach Kathi Bennett is installing a new defensive scheme before the 2010 season.

Bennett installs new defensive scheme

By Jimmy Johnson | August 25, 2010

Trust is the foundation of every relationship. Whether it's with someone new or a long-time friend, without that human assurance any bond will certainly fail. NIU women's point guard Marke Freeman and her fellow Huskie teammates don't know much about...

Adams walks away from NIU basketball

By Jimmy Johnson | August 23, 2010

DeKALB | Mauvolyene Adams will not be playing for the NIU women's basketball team this season. Kathi Bennett, first year head coach said due to conflicting views and theories, the 6-foot forward who started 28 games for NIU last season isn't going to...