NIU can likely count on Xavier Silas to singlehandedly win a couple big games. But with little support around him, they'll find themselves at the bottom of the MAC standings.
Northern Illinois started its West-East division crossover schedule by losing to Ohio 99-84. Xavier Silas scored 31 for the Huskies while D.J. Cooper led the Bobcats with 29
Meet Ohio Bobcats D.J. Cooper, former high school teammate of Northern Illinois Tony Nixon. Could it be we recruited the wrong Seton Academy stand out?
Ricardo Patton and the NIU Huskies men's basketball team have struggled. How bad is it? They're 16-42 in his two-year tenure and 1-5 this season. It's time for NIU to fire Patton.