DeKALB – Midway through the second half, Pete Rakocevic brought the hoop down on a thunderous dunk.
Trailing by three with a minute to play, junior Travon Baker and senior Anthony Johnson each knocked down a 3-pointer in the final minute as the Northern Illinois University men’s basketball team defeated Toledo, 84-82, on Wednesday night at Savage Arena.
DEKALB – With the Northern Illinois men’s basketball team trailing by four midway through the first half, Eastern Michigan distanced itself from the Huskies with big run, scoring 17 of the game’s next 19 points.
Hey, Huskies! Show your Northern PACT pride Saturday by wearing PACT shirts to the NIU women’s and men’s basketball games in the Convocation Center.
Students can wear any PACT shirt.
Prizes will be given out during both games; the women tip off at 5 p.m. The men tip at 7 p.m.
To learn more on the PACT, email firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information on NIU basketball and Huskie athletics, visit www.niuhuskies.com.
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – The Northern Illinois University women’s track & field team continued its preparations for the upcoming Mid-American Conference Indoor Track & Field Championships with a productive weekend at the Fred Wilt Invitational hosted by Purdue in West Lafayette, Ind.
With 28 seconds remaining in what had suddenly become a winnable game against Akron on Feb. 7, Northern Illinois senior guard Amanda Corral walked to the free-throw line for a one-and-one with the Huskies clinging to a two-point lead.
DeKALB – The uphill battle for the Northern Illinois women’s basketball team began well before the opening tip of the season.
One more “Mr. Cub” story won’t hurt anybody.