A year-and-a-half ago, epilepsy forced longtime football coach Jerry Kill tearfully into premature retirement.
Tip-off: 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Ypsilanti, Michigan
Tip-off: 6 p.m. Tuesday, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan
DeKALB – It’s been home, not-so-sweet home for the Northern Illinois men’s basketball team this season.
Illinois native Jeff Knowles, who spent the last three years on the football staff at North Carolina State, has joined the Northern Illinois University football staff as linebackers coach.
DeKALB – The post-Marshawn Wilson era started on a sour note.
Trailing after three quarters, the Northern Illinois women’s basketball team started the fourth scoring 16 straight points to take command in an 89-80 win at Buffalo on Saturday.
Alex Kube, former Cary-Grove standout and NIU football player, is remembered in pictures. Kube, 29, died late Wednesday night, February 8, 2017, with no cause of death reported from the Winnebago County coroner’s office.
Northern Illinois University will remember the lives of five students lost Feb. 14, 2008, with a moment of reflection.
The bells will toll five times at 3:06 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 14.
Tipoff: 7 p.m. today at the NIU Convocation Center