March 9, 2013
BUFFALO – The No. 10 seed Northern Illinois University women’s basketball team fell to No. 7 seed Buffalo, 56-46, in the first round of the 2013 Mid-American Conference Women’s Basketball Tournament Saturday afternoon at Alumni Arena.
DeKALB – Kathi Bennett said her team has been playing good basketball.
March 1, 2013
DeKALB – Northern Illinois women’s basketball coach Kathi Bennett didn’t think her team could have played any harder in the second half of Thursday’s 54-45 loss to Eastern Michigan.
February 23, 2013
MUNCIE, Ind. – The Northern Illinois University women’s basketball team dropped a 64-54 decision to Ball State at Worthen Arena Saturday afternoon.
February 17, 2013
DEKALB, Ill. – The Northern Illinois University women’s basketball team suffered a 60-49 setback to hot-shooting Bowling Green at the Convocation Center Saturday afternoon.
January 26, 2013
DeKALB – The Northern Illinois women's basketball team's first conference win was within their grasp against Toledo on Saturday,
January 23, 2013
DeKALB – Satavia Taylor’s layup was just off the mark.
January 19, 2013
MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. – A huge second half surge by Central Michigan led the Chippewas to an 83-56 win over Northern Illinois Saturday afternoon at McGuirk Arena. In a Mid-American Conference West Division contest, CMU (10-7, 4-0 MAC) outscored NIU (5-12, 0-4 MAC) 42-19 in the second stanza to earn its fourth straight win over the Huskies in Mount Pleasant.
January 16, 2013
Corral leads again with 13
January 14, 2013
DeKALB – Northern Illinois dropped its Mid-American Conference home opener to Ball State, 57-51, on Sunday afternoon at the Convocation Center. The loss moves the Huskies to 5-10, 0-2 in MAC play while the Cardinals improved to 5-10, 2-0 in the league’s first weekend of head-to-head competition.
January 11, 2013
Buffalo beat Northern Illinois, 60-53, Thursday in the Mid-American Conference opener for both teams. The Huskies fall to 5-9 and 0-1 in conference play.
December 23, 2012
CHICAGO – Kicking off a season long five-game road trip, Northern Illinois fell 66-61 in overtime to Illinois Chicago at UIC Pavilion Saturday afternoon. The Huskies (4-6) put together a strong first half but were outscored by the Flames (3-7) in the second half and overtime as UIC’s Rachel Story erupted for 20 of her game-high 23 points.
December 19, 2012
DeKALB – Northern Illinois women’s basketball coach Kathi Bennett wasn’t on the bench for Wednesday’s game against Eastern Illinois.
December 16, 2012
CHICAGO – Northern Illinois women’s basketball’s struggles against DePaul continued in a 68-46 loss to the Blue Demons (8-3) on Saturday at McGrath-Phillips Arena. The Huskies (3-5) surrendered a 49.1 shooting percentage, including a 58.1 second half clip, to DePaul while shooting 27.3 percent themselves. The loss marked NIU’s 19th straight to DePaul and 13th straight in Chicago as the Blue Demons improved to 34-7 all-time against the Huskies.
December 4, 2012
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. – Despite another strong outing by Amanda Corral, the Northern Illinois women’s basketball team fell 58-52 to Indiana State at Hulman Center Tuesday night. The win was the first for ISU (5-2) over NIU (3-4) in the last four games in the series as the Sycamores notched their fifth straight home win.
November 22, 2012
NIU loses by one point to South Dakota St.
November 19, 2012
MOREHEAD, Ky. – Continuity in its defense and hot shooting led Northern Illinois (2-1) over host Morehead State (1-2), as the Huskies defeated the Eagles in their final game of the WNIT, 76-46. 10 different Huskies scored in the contest and the team accumulated 19 assists on 27 field goals.
November 18, 2012
MOREHEAD, Ky. – Holding on to a one point lead with under 10 seconds left, the Northern Illinois (1-1) defense stifled So-Con preseason favorite Davidson (0-2) to force a turnover and seal their victory in the consolation round of the WNIT, 64-61. NIU led by as much as 18 in the contest. The Huskies will take on host Morehead State tomorrow at 4 p.m. Central in the final match of the consolation round.
November 9, 2012
IOWA CITY, Iowa – Against an Iowa team that received votes in the AP and ESPN/USA Today Preseason Top 25 polls and in a tough environment at Carver-Hawkeye Arena Friday evening, the Northern Illinois women’s basketball team battled hard in the second half, but could not overcome a 34-13 first half deficit in a 63-40 season-opening loss.
November 8, 2012
Step inside our NIU basketball season preview
The Northern Illinois men’s and women’s basketball teams both open the 2012-13 season tonight. The men play at Nebraska Omaha at 7, while the women tip off the Preseason WNIT at Iowa, with a 5:30 tip-off.
Looking at last season’s rebounding numbers, it would be hard to tell Northern Illinois was typically out-sized every time out on the court.
November 5, 2012
DeKALB – The Northern Illinois women’s basketball team played near exactly how third-year Head Coach Kathi Bennett wanted her team to play – tough defense, hold a rebounding advantage and score just enough to win. The well-executed effort led to a 45-42 win over NAIA powerhouse Indiana Wesleyan in NIU’s lone exhibition game of the season Monday night at the NIU Convocation Center.
October 30, 2012
DeKALB – Mark Montgomery admitted he took in a lot during his first year as Northern Illinois’ men’s basketball coach.
August 29, 2012
The Northern Illinois women's basketball team will play four games against 2012 NCAA tournament teams during its 2012-13 schedule, which was released Wednesday.
June 29, 2012
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June 23, 2012
For Debbie Whitman, working for the Northern Illinois women's basketball team is a dream come true.
June 14, 2012
Former NIU guard takes over at Rosary