NORTHERN ILLINOIS HUSKIES

Record: 15 - 17

NIU Basketball Tasted Winning In 2013-2014

There was a lot of good and bad to take away from this year's team, but one thing is for sure...it's nice to have more than five wins!

EMU & NIU Put Together Another Puzzling Game

I'm not quite sure what happened, but in the end EMU advances on to the quarterfinals, and NIU goes home empty-handed.

NIU & EMU's Defenses Square Square Off In Rd. 2

Defense wins championships, or so they say. Well, there certainly won't be a lack of defense Wednesday night in Round 2 of the MAC Tournament when No. 7 NIU and No. 6 EMU face off.

Line Drills: Cleveland Locks

We made it to Cleveland with a couple bucks in our pocket. Time to double down.

Huskies Outlast Falcons With 54-51 Overtime Win

The Northern Illinois Huskies fought through another low-scoring slugfest with the Bowling Green Falcons to advance in the 2014 Mid-American Conference Men's Basketball Tournament with a 54-51...

Huskies Host Falcons To Open MAC Tournament

Will these two teams stage a better basketball game than the one they played back in January? It's hard to imagine one that could be any worse than that 45-36 affair.

NIU Clinched 7 Seed With Big Win Over Ball State

NIU shifted gears in the second half on its way to a comfortable home win over Ball State.

Western Michigan Survives Scare Against NIU

The Western Michigan Broncos needed all 40 minutes to pull out a victory against Northern Illinois on Tuesday. In their final regular-season home game, Shayne Whittington and David Brown carried the Broncos with a combined 39 points.

Eagles Stun Huskies With 56-52 Comeback Win

The Huskies led for much of the game and by six with just three minutes left, but the Eagles scored the game's final 10 points and kept their hopes alive for a bye in the MAC tournament.

Huskies Stun Rockets 74-66

NIU handed Toledo just it's fifth loss all year as the Huskies out shoot, out rebound, and outlast the Rockets.

The Latest MAC WBB Players of The Week

See who takes home this week's POTW honors. You'll see a name that you might not have guessed.

CMU Outlasts NIU 70-67 to Win 2nd Straight

The sharp-shooting Chippewas held off a late Huskies surge to collect their second-straight win.

2013 Schedule

Regular Season

November
Nebraska Omaha Mavericks Friday, November 08 2013 loss 66-68 coverage
James Madison Dukes Friday, November 15 2013 loss 55-60 coverage
San Jose State Spartans Saturday, November 16 2013 win 60-59 coverage
Milwaukee Panthers Sunday, November 17 2013 loss 69-82 coverage
St. Joseph's, Ind. Pumas Sunday, November 24 2013 win 111-61 coverage
@ Nebraska Cornhuskers Saturday, November 30 2013 loss 58-63 coverage
December
Dartmouth Big Green Thursday, December 05 2013 win 64-57 coverage
@ Massachusetts Minutemen Saturday, December 14 2013 loss 54-80 coverage
@ Loyola-Chicago Ramblers Wednesday, December 18 2013 win 55-49 coverage
@ UC Riverside Highlanders Sunday, December 22 2013 win 71-64 coverage
@ Iowa State Cyclones Tuesday, December 31 2013 loss 63-99 coverage
January
Bethune-Cookman Wildcats Friday, January 03 2014 win 65-51 coverage
@ Buffalo Bulls Wednesday, January 08 2014 loss 46-67 coverage
@ Bowling Green Falcons Sunday, January 12 2014 win 45-36 coverage
Kent State Golden Flashes Wednesday, January 15 2014 loss 64-73 coverage
Ohio University Bobcats Saturday, January 18 2014 loss 46-65 coverage
@ Toledo Rockets Wednesday, January 22 2014 loss 68-77 coverage
Buffalo Bulls Saturday, January 25 2014 loss 67-75 coverage
@ Kent State Golden Flashes Wednesday, January 29 2014 win 50-49 coverage
February
@ Ball State Cardinals Saturday, February 01 2014 win 67-65 coverage
Miami-Ohio RedHawks Tuesday, February 04 2014 win 53-41 coverage
Western Michigan Broncos Sunday, February 09 2014 loss 71-74 coverage
Central Michigan Chippewas Wednesday, February 12 2014 win 88-63 coverage
@ Akron Zips Saturday, February 15 2014 loss 54-62 coverage
Eastern Michigan Eagles Thursday, February 20 2014 win 61-59 coverage
@ Central Michigan Chippewas Sunday, February 23 2014 loss 67-70 coverage
Toledo Rockets Wednesday, February 26 2014 win 74-66 coverage
March
@ Eastern Michigan Eagles Saturday, March 01 2014 loss 52-56 coverage
@ Western Michigan Broncos Tuesday, March 04 2014 loss 56-61 coverage
Ball State Cardinals Saturday, March 08 2014 win 70-56 coverage
Bowling Green Falcons Monday, March 10 2014 win 54-51 coverage
@ Eastern Michigan Eagles Wednesday, March 12 2014 loss 48-53 coverage

Northern Illinois Huskies Roster

# Pos. Age W H College
Aaric Armstead 23 Guard 190 6-5
Aaron Armstead 2 Guard 195 6-4
Aksel Bolin 32 FForward 220 6-7
Anthony Johnson 33 Guard 190 6-3
Antone Christian 3 Guard 205 6-2
Darrell Bowie 10 FForward 220 6-6
Daveon Balls 11 Guard 170 6-0
Dontel Highsmith 4 Guard 190 6-2
J.J. Cravatta 15 Guard 185 6-1
Jordan Threloff 42 Center 255 6-9
Keith Gray 21 Forward 225 6-8
Kevin Gray 13 Forward 225 6-8
Marin Maric 34 Center 240 6-10
Michael Orris 55 Guard 195 6-2
Pete Rakocevic 0 Center 245 6-11
Travon Baker 5 Guard 160 5-10

Northern Illinois Huskies Stats

FG 3PT FT Rebounds Misc
G M M A Pct M A Pct M A Pct Off Def Tot Ast TO Stl Blk PF PPG
Aaric Armstead 2 70 8 21 .381 3 7 .429 2 5 .400 5 9 14 0 7 6 0 6 10.5
Aaron Armstead 2 45 6 12 .500 2 4 .500 1 1 1.000 0 3 3 0 2 1 0 4 7.5
Travon Baker 2 50 0 10 .000 0 8 .000 8 11 .727 2 2 4 4 4 3 0 6 4.0
Daveon Balls 2 41 3 9 .333 2 4 .500 2 2 1.000 0 3 3 3 1 3 0 4 5.0
Aksel Bolin 2 66 4 11 .364 0 4 .000 4 4 1.000 2 7 9 2 2 0 1 3 6.0
Darrell Bowie 2 57 5 8 .625 0 0 .000 2 6 .333 0 9 9 5 8 5 4 4 6.0
Antone Christian 2 8 0 2 .000 0 2 .000 0 0 .000 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0.0
J.J. Cravatta 2 3 0 4 .000 0 2 .000 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Kevin Gray 1 5 1 1 1.000 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 1 2.0
Dontel Highsmith 11 251 41 76 .539 8 23 .348 25 40 .625 14 25 39 12 10 11 2 17 10.5
Marin Maric 6 53 8 12 .667 0 0 .000 2 4 .500 10 5 15 2 5 1 0 4 3.0
Pete Rakocevic 1 8 0 2 .000 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 2 0.0
Jordan Threloff 2 72 9 18 .500 0 0 .000 4 8 .500 6 13 19 1 3 3 5 3 11.0
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