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Freshman guard Eugene German scored 12 points on 5-for-6 shooting. NIU defeated Miami University, 62-58, Tuesday.

Freshman lead NIU to 5th straight win

By Tom Burton | January 19, 2017

DeKALB — Men’s basketball (12-6, 4-1 Mid-American Conference) extended its winning streak to four games after defeating the Miami University Redhawks (8-10, 1-4 MAC), 62-58, Tuesday night in a rematch from two weeks ago.The Huskies fell to the Redhawks,...

MARK MONTGOMERYHead Coach

Guard excels in freshman season

By Tom Burton | January 17, 2017

MARK MONTGOMERY

Head Coach

Guard Laytwan Porter dribbles the ball down the court on Friday at the Victor E. Court. The Huskies would lose 80-85 in double overtime against Elon.

NIU looks to create offense

By Tom Burton | December 5, 2016

Guard Laytwan Porter dribbles the ball down the court on Friday at the Victor E. Court. The Huskies would lose 80-85 in double overtime against Elon.

Huskies fall to the Rockets

By Tom Burton | November 10, 2016

CHICAGO | Huskie football nearly pulled off a Donald Trump-type upset but fell short Wednesday night in the Chi-Town Huskie Showdown against University of Toledo by a score of 31-24.The team lost in front of a crowd of 10,180 fans at the first ever football...

Q&A: Senior center for men’s basketball

By Tom Burton | November 7, 2016

Marin Maric, senior center for men’s basketball, looks to build on a successful junior season when he posted 14 double-doubles, and became a dominant force in the paint for the Huskies.Maric was named to the preseason All-Mid-American Conference West...

Chicago Cubs fans watch during the eighth inning of Game 4 of the Major League Baseball World Series between the Chicago Cubs and the Cleveland Indians today in Chicago.

Cubs look at high-pressure game tomorrow

By Northern Star staff | October 29, 2016

Chicago Cubs fans watch during the eighth inning of Game 4 of the Major League Baseball World Series between the Chicago Cubs and the Cleveland Indians today in Chicago.

Men’s golf struggles in fall season

By Tom Burton | October 27, 2016

Head Coach Tom Porten (left) gives a fist bump to senior Charlie Cameron after a tee shot earlier this season.

Men’s golf finishes 9th

By Tom Burton | October 6, 2016

DeKALB | The men’s golf team had a difficult weekend battling the weather at the Marquette Intercollegiate, finishing in ninth place out of 10 participating schools.The golfers said they appreciated playing at a golf course like Milwaukee Country Club,...

Senior Jordan Wetsch participates in the 2015 Northern Intercollegiate Tournament in Sugar Grove. The Huskies finished 12th of 14th in the tournament.

Westch gearing for last postseason run

By Tom Burton | April 25, 2016

Senior Jordan Wetsch participates in the 2015 Intercollegiate Tournament in Sugar Grove.