Barely here a year, but I guess I'm a homer already.
Since 2010, only three Football Bowl Subdivision programs have won more games than Northern Illinois – Oregon, Alabama and Florida State.
DeKALB – The big reveal has finally come, and the cornstalks didn't make the cut.
Justin Fletcher scored on a walk-off fielders choice to help the Northern Illinois baseball team beat Eastern Michigan, 4-3, in extra innings before the Huskies completed the day with an 11-3 victory on Sunday at McKinzie Field.
Ben LeRoy wasn’t looking to have a long recruiting process. The Loyola Academy defensive lineman simply wanted to find the right place for him.
Long snapping isn’t like other positions on a football field. And it’s not like other positions when you’re looking to get recruited.
DeKALB – It wasn’t the most convenient welcome to America for Lena Gautier.
DeKALB – In a way, it didn’t seem right.
The Northern Illinois baseball team lost its ninth in a row Sunday, losing 5-4 at Akron.
DeKALB – The work is over for the Northern Illinois football team this spring.
DeKALB – Despite scoring eight straight runs in the final four innings, the Northern Illinois baseball team lost, 13-11, to University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in a non-conference game on Tuesday afternoon at McKinzie Field.
DeKALB – Northern Illinois offensive line coach Joe Tripodi said the depth chart up front is never set in stone.
DeKALB – Rotating through the cornerback position this spring for Northern Illinois – much like they did in the 2014 regular season – is a trio of young players.
The Northern Illinois women's tennis team defeated Bowling Green for the first time since 2004, winning its Mid-American Conference opener on Friday, 4-3, at the Keefe Courts in Bowling Green, Ohio.
DeKALB – When Northern Illinois receiver Kenny Golladay went through spring football practices last season, he knew what was waiting for him when fall came around.
DeKALB – Less than two seconds.
Tipoff: 5:30 p.m., NIU Convocation Center
Tipoff: 7 p.m. Monday, Akron
DeKALB – In a home win against Central Michigan this season, Northern Illinois sophomore guard Ally Lehman racked up a career-high 10 assists.
DeKALB – Leave it to the old guys to make the big plays for the Northern Illinois men's basketball game on senior night.
DeKALB– Juwan Brescacin has been here before.
INDIANAPOLIS – Northern Illinois’ leading receiver the past two seasons aims to give the Huskies a draft pick in back-to-back years for the first time since 2001-02.
DeKALB – Apparently no school record is safe around Northern Illinois distance runner Kelsey Hildreth.
DeKALB – The uphill battle for the Northern Illinois women’s basketball team began well before the opening tip of the season.
Images from the Wednesday night game at the Convocation Center.
Watch Richards WR Spencer Tears commit to Northern Illinois football on National Signing Day.
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.