Commits as preferred walk-on
It’s been a month since Richards High School’s Spencer Tears committed to Northern Illinois, and sometimes, he has to catch himself from pretending he’s already there.
Tipoff: 1 p.m. today, NIU Convocation Center
Tipoff: 11 a.m. today, EMU Convocation Center
Northern Illinois senior safety Dechane Durante will compete in the College Gridiron Showcase on Jan. 31 in Arlington, Texas.
The road wasn’t kind to the Northern Illinois men’s and women’s basketball teams Wednesday in a pair of Mid-American Conference contests.
Eventually, Jordan Lynch wants another shot at making an NFL roster.
Tipoff: 6 p.m. today, at Bowling Green, Stroh Center
Tipoff: 6 p.m. today, at Alumni Arena
Northern Illinois receiver Da’Ron Brown accepted an invitation recently to play in the 90th East-West Shrine Game on Saturday in St. Petersburg, Florida.
Jordan Lynch never really considered the Canadian Football League a destination.
ATHENS, Ohio (AP) – Aaric Armstead scored 17 points as Northern Illinois beat Ohio 70-60 in the Mid-American Conference opener for both teams on Wednesday night.
The state of Mid-American Conference men’s basketball, you ask?
Chad Beebe assures he’ll be able to go over the middle – of the aisle, anyway – as his May 15 wedding looms.
DeKALB – Northern Illinois improved to 6-5 overall and remained unbeaten at the NIU Convocation Center with Friday's 72-67, overtime win over UC-Riverside.
Left tackle anchors line that has keyed Huskies' success
WEST PALM BEACH, Florida – As soon as Northern Illinois' appearance in the Boca Raton Bowl was announced, one thing that immediately came to Albert Smalls' mind was getting enough tickets for friends and family.
DeKALB – Northern Illinois' senior class has built up a pretty impressive resume over the past four seasons.
Images from the Huskie's win on Wednesday night.
DeKALB – Over the offseason, Darrell Bowie tried to shoot 100 free throws every day.
Images from the MAC Championship win on Friday.
IOWA CITY, Iowa – Iowa's Gabriel Olaseni inspired his teammates just by playing.
NIU women’s hoops fall to Eastern Illinois
Third-year Northern Illinois head women’s golf coach Kim Kester signed a pair of players for the 2015-16 season on Wednesday.
The Northern Illinois women’s tennis team added another international player, signing Anja Bebic to a National Letter of Intent this week.
Former Northern Illinois receiver, Kaneland grad is turning around a rival MAC football program
DeKALB – After years of mediocre and bad seasons, there was reason to be optimistic about Northern Illinois coming into the 2014-15 campaign, Mark Montgomery’s fourth season as Huskies coach.
DeKALB – Northern Illinois women’s basketball coach Kathi Bennett said the first half of Thursday’s 65-50 loss to Valparaiso was the worst the Huskies’ have played in Bennett’s tenure.
Images from the first half of the game on Thursday.
Images from the game on Thursday
DeKALB – Northern Illinois head baseball coach Ed Mathey resigned Thursday and will head to Naperville to become the head coach at North Central College.
Huskies go for 5th straight MAC West title
DeKALB – The Northern Illinois baseball team announced six signings on Tuesday during the NCAA early signing period.
ATHENS, Ohio – One more victory, and Northern Illinois’ football team is headed back to the Motor City.
Images from the game on Tuesday night.
KALAMAZOO, Mich. – The Northern Illinois University volleyball team defeated Western Michigan, 25-16, 25-22, 25-15, Thursday to clinch the Mid-American Conference West Division title.
Amy Annala saved two penalty kicks and Ashley Neubeck scored the winning penalty shot as the Northern Illinois women’s soccer team advanced to the Mid-American Conference tournament semifinals for the first time since 2007 thanks to a 4-3 penalty-shootout victory over Miami (Ohio) after the two teams played to a scoreless draw in regulation.
YPSILANTI, Mich. – Northern Illinois’ passing game was basically nonexistent Saturday.
In a matchup of conference unbeatens, the Northern Illinois University volleyball team came out on the short end with a 25-17, 25-22, 25-17 loss on the road to Ohio.
YPSILANTI, Mich. – In sports, mediocrity can lead to parity.
Underwriters Laboratories president and CEO Keith Williams shares a handful of characteristics with Rich Harvest Farms owner Jerry Rich.
Northern Illinois freshman libero Anna Brereton was named Mid-American Conference West Co-Defensive Player of the Week on Monday.
DeKALB – During Saturday’s 51-41 win over Miami (Ohio), Northern Illinois football ran the ball the way fans are accustomed to seeing.
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DeKALB – Rod Carey doesn’t care about Miami (Ohio)’s record.
Images from the Huskies' loss to Central Michigan on Saturday, October 11, 2014.
DeKALB – Northern Illinois freshman goalkeeper Amy Annala didn’t even know she would be attending the university until she was entering her senior year of high school.
Northern Illinois University senior Mackenzie Roddy was named the Mid-American Conference’s West Defensive Player of the Week, the league office announced Monday.