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Huskies win on Senior Night

By Jerry Burnes | February 29, 2012

Add Marquavese Ford to Toledo’s wanted list. With 7.8 seconds left on the clock and the Huskies up three, the freshman guard stole an inbound pass and a 65-61 victory from the Rockets Wednesday night at the NIU Convocation Center. “He was jogging...

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Montgomery plans to build NIU his way

By Brian Belford | February 28, 2012

Mark Montgomery, NIU men’s basketball coach, said he is slowly building up the program the way he wants to. Montgomery, following in the footsteps of Joe Novak, former NIU football coach, said he wants to build the basketball program with a certain...

NIU Guard Tony Nixon soars for a tip in during the second half
during the game against Miami(OH) at the NIU Convocation Center on
Wednesday night.

Men’s basketball defeats Miami (Ohio)

By Brian Belford | February 9, 2012

Thanks to a perfect Storm, a replay and a Norwegian who can make free throws, NIU beat Miami (Ohio) 62-59 in dramatic fashion.Huskies' forward Tyler Storm scored a career-high 17 points, and two clutch free throws by Stian Berg and a last second buzzer...

NIU gets a perfect Storm

By Sean Anderson | February 9, 2012

A storm invaded the NIU Convocation Center Wednesday; a storm named Tyler.Storm came off the bench against Miami (Ohio) and scored 10 first half points to help NIU men's basketball win 62-59.The Huskies' forward had a career-high 17 points and a career-high...