NIU is losing its leading scorer of the past two seasons, but coach Mark Montgomery can still build a winner in DeKalb.
How do you move forward after a 5-win season? In Northern Illinois' case, you have to learn from your past, and look at the few bright spots.
The NIU senior forward/leading scorer will not finish the year with the team, dismissed for reasons unknown.
Nick Harney's floater, Justin Greene's layup, and CMU not totally collapsing was the difference in the final seconds of three games tonight. Elsehwere OHIO and WMU won handily.