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Men’s basketball looks to rebound after OT loss to UW-Milwaukee

By Matt Hopkinson | December 9, 2012

Coming off a win against Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, NIU men’s basketball went on the road for the first of its four-game roadtrip. On Friday, the Huskies (2-6) were defeated by UW-Milwaukee (3-5) in a game that took overtime to decide...

Rugby no longer eligible for national tournament

By Ed Rietveld | April 1, 2012

It was a tale of two halves in Saturday’s game between NIU’s men’s rugby and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Panthers. The Huskies got off to a good start against the Panthers, leading 22-5 at halftime. The second 45 minutes was a different...

NIU baseball to host Akron over weekend

By Matt Hopkinson | March 28, 2012

In its second MAC series of the season, NIU will play host to Akron for a three-game series from Friday to Sunday. NIU (6-19, 0-3 MAC) is coming off a win at home against UW-Milwaukee, and will come in on two day’s rest. Akron (9-15, 2-1 MAC) will come...

Shortstop Alex Jones watches a grounder into his glove during Tuesdays 5-4 victory.

Hermsen allows one run, Huskies defeat UW-Milwaukee

By Matt Hopkinson | March 27, 2012

A solid start from Jake Hermsen and timely offense helped NIU men’s baseball defeat UW-Milwaukee 5-4 at Ralph McKinzie Field Tuesday. The Huskies (6-19, 0-3 MAC) were in a hole to begin the game, the Panthers scored (6-15) a run in the top of the first...

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