Northern Illinois

Geraldine Schultz, left; Jacklyn Klosa (courtesy: Tanya Robinson, Facebook, respectively)

Fairdale Mourns Two Women Killed By Tornado

Both Geraldine Schultz, 67, and 69-year-old Jacklyn Klosa were friends and lived in Fairdale, which was leveled Thursday evening by an EF-4 tornado that reached 200 mph.


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NIU Beats Ball State In Overtime, 71-67

Anthony Johnson had 18 points.

CBS Chicago–03/07/2015

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Northern Illinois Sneaks By Western Michigan, 65-63

Aaron Armstead scored 17 points, going 4-of-5 from 3-point range.

CBS Chicago–03/03/2015

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NIU Defeats Central Michigan, 73-55

Aaric Armstead had 15 points.

CBS Chicago–02/28/2015

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Northern Illinois Edges Toledo, 84-82

Travon Baker scored 18 points, including a game-tying 3-pointer in the final minute.

CBS Chicago–02/25/2015

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Talley, Eastern Michigan Hold On To Beat NIU, 73-65

Mike Talley scored 19 of his career-high 25 in the first half, and Karrington Ward added 21 points and nine rebounds.

CBS Chicago–02/22/2015

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Central Michigan Tops Northern Illinois, 68-66

Braylon Rayson scored 23 points and Central Michigan got its school-record 14th win on its home court this season.

CBS Chicago–02/18/2015

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Northern Illinois Handles Ball State, 75-63

Travon Baker scored 16 points, hitting four 3-pointers.

CBS Chicago–02/10/2015

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Baker Helps Northern Illinois Beat Miami (Ohio)

Travon Baker scored 16 points, including the game-winning layup with three seconds left.

CBS Chicago–02/04/2015

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Toledo Tops NIU, 80-69

Darrell Bowie had 18 points and four rebounds for the Huskies (8-11, 2-6).

CBS Chicago–01/31/2015

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Bowling Green Sneaks By Northern Illinois, 56-46

Richaun Holmes scored 18 points and grabbed seven rebounds to lead Bowling Green to a 56-46 victory over Northern Illinois on Tuesday night.


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Northern Illinois Holds Off Akron Comeback

Travon Baker had 21 points.

CBS Chicago–01/21/2015

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Lee, Eastern Michigan Beat Northern Illinois 54-46

Raven Lee finished with 24 points on 7-of-12 shooting, leading Eastern Michigan to a 54-46 victory over Northern Illinois on Saturday.


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Buffalo Has Big First Half, Gets By Northern Illinois, 82-63

Justin Moss scored 18 points Wednesday night as Buffalo doubled Northern Illinois’ score by halftime.

CBS Chicago–01/14/2015

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Manley Scores 19, Kent State Beats Northern Illinois 67-65

Devareaux Manley scored all of his 19 points in the second half and Kris Brewer’s free throws with 15.1 seconds lifted Kent State over Northern Illinois 67-65 Saturday night.


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Northern Illinois Beats Ohio 70-60

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — Aaric Armstead scored 17 points as Northern Illinois beat Ohio 70-60 in the Mid-American Conference opener for both teams on Wednesday night. Travon Baker added 15 points off the bench for […]


Tommy Shuler of the Marshall Thundering Herd carries as Paris Logan of the Northern Illinois Huskies defends. (Photo by Rob Foldy/Getty Images)

Marshall Beats Northern Illinois, 52-23

Rakeem Cato capped a record-setting career by tying an NCAA mark for touchdown passes and throwing for three scores to help Marshall beat Northern Illinois 52-23 Tuesday night in the inaugural Boca Raton Bowl.


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Northern Illinois Beats Mississippi Valley State 71-64

Anthony Johnson scored 14 points.

CBS Chicago–12/16/2014

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Eastern Illinois Holds Off Northern Illinois 59-55

LeTrell Viser hit some key 3-pointers and Cornell Johnston sank a pair of clutch free throws with two seconds remaining as Eastern Illinois held off a surging Northern Illinois 59-55 on Saturday night.


Drew Hare #12 of the Northern Illinois Huskies runs for a short gain during the MAC Championship game against the Bowling Green Falcons at Ford Field on December 5, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

NIU Routs Bowling Green For MAC Title

Drew Hare threw for two touchdowns and ran for one, and Northern Illinois wrested the MAC title from Bowling Green in emphatic fashion Friday night, beating the Falcons, 51-17.

CBS Chicago–12/05/2014