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Sophomore guard Georgia Breunig contests a shot in Tuesday’s game against Wisconsin Lutheran. Breunig picked up a block, a steal and an assist in eight minutes to help lead the Huskies to a 69-42 win.

Women’s basketball bounces back

By Joren Apiquian | November 19, 2015

Women’s basketball (1-1, 0-0 MAC) beat Wisconsin Lutheran (0-1, 0-0 NACC) by 27 points Tuesday at home for its first win of the 2015-16 season.Defensive dominance was a key factor in the Huskies’ 69-42 victory. It was an improvement from the first...

Freshman guard MiKayla Voigt drives to the hoop in Saturday’s game against St. Francis. Voigt scored 14 points and picked up six rebounds in her first career game, hitting three 3s and snagging two steals.

Women’s basketball takes blowout loss in season opener

By Christopher Loggins | November 16, 2015

Women’s basketball (0-1, 0-0 MAC) dropped its season opener on Friday in a 93-67 blowout loss to SIUE (1-0, 0-0 OVC).The Cougars outscored NIU in all four periods of the game, holding it to less than 20 points in two of them. They led by just five points...