Images from the Huskie's win on Wednesday night.
NIU women’s hoops fall to Eastern Illinois
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 game on Thursday
Jenna Thorp has played organized basketball since she was 4 years old.
Sometimes the distance between “high-profile” and “behind-the-scenes” isn’t very far.
The Northern Illinois women’s basketball team suffered a 67-57 loss at Ball State Wednesday evening. The loss drops the Huskies to 9-18 and 5-12 in Mid-American Conference play.
DeKALB – Northern Illinois women’s basketball coach Kathi Bennett thought her team played with “no fear” in the overtime period of Thursday’s 68-59 win against Toledo.
Images from Thursday's day game.
Northern Illinois women’s basketball lost to Akron on the road, 89-75.
KALAMAZOO, Mich. - The Northern Illinois defense held Western Michigan to less than 60 points and caused 17 turnovers, but the Huskies (8-11, 4-5 MAC) were unable to sustain an offensive rhythm against the Broncos (9-11, 5-4 MAC) as they fell to WMU, 56-43. NIU only committed seven turnovers in the game, tying its season-low mark.
OXFORD, Ohio - Trailing the entire first half, Northern Illinois rallied back in the second half to earn its first road victory of the Mid-American Conference season Saturday at Miami, 69-66. NIU (7-8, 3-2 MAC) posted 42 points in the second half, 11 of which came from Amanda Corral who closed the game with 24 points. The Redhawks fall to 5-11 overall and 1-4 in the MAC.
DeKALB, Ill. - From start to finish, Northern Illinois led Eastern Michigan at the NIU Convocation Center as the Huskies defeated the Eagles, 77-54, led by a career-high scoring effort from Amanda Corral, who finished the game with 30 points, six rebounds four assists. NIU (5-7, 2-1 MAC) earned its first victory over EMU (11-3, 1-2 MAC) since January 17, 2009, also at the Convocation Center.
Freshman guard pushing Huskies to a new level
DeKALB – Northern Illinois head coach Kathi Bennett wants to see balance with her team.