| Dec 17, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Northwestern coach Chris Collins was asked afterward if there was a redeeming aspect to Wednesday night's 80-67 home loss to Central Michigan.
"Personally I don't take anything positive from this game," Collins said.
Central Michigan (7-1) of the MAC...
| Dec 20, 2014
| 4:11 PM
With the Big Ten season rapidly approaching, Northwestern coach Chris Collins continues searching for a viable team identity.
Saturday's 67-61 victory over Western Michigan provided another clue. The Broncos stormed out to an 11-2 lead and the Wildcats...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 5:08 PM
Chris Collins coaches the way you and I would.
He was so disgusted with Northwestern's Dec. 17 home loss to Central Michigan, he changed the pregame routine. He removed the locker-room chairs so his players would stay upright and lathered as they...
| Dec 23, 2014
| 10:48 PM
TODAY'S BOWL GAMES
• Popeyes Bahamas Bowl
Central Michigan (7-5) vs. Western Kentucky (7-5)
Time: 9 a.m. PST. Location: Nassau, Bahamas. TV: ESPN.
The buzz: The first bowl game played in the Bahamas is a rematch of the 2012 Little Caesar's...
| Oct 18, 2014
| 7:06 PM
Tortoise and Hare: After being questioned about his lack of running options in last week's loss to Central Michigan, NIU quarterback Drew Hare ran wild against Miami. Hare rushed for 118 yards and a touchdown in the first half, finishing with 180 yards...
| Oct 18, 2014
| 7:06 PM
DEKALB — Northern Illinois' offensive production was prolific, while its defense was much less than aesthetically pleasing.
Regardless, NIU outlasted Miami of Ohio 51-41 Saturday at Huskie Stadium.
"We never discount winning around here," NIU...
| Oct 19, 2014
| 2:58 PM
Northern Illinois seems to have rectified its issues on offense with Saturday's 51-41 victory over Miami of Ohio. Now if NIU can only raise the level of its performances on defense, the Huskies might be able to challenge for another Mid-American...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 5:37 PM
Winning has not come easily of late for Northern Illinois, yet the Huskies should come away with a victory Saturday at Eastern Michigan.
The Eagles dropped to 2-5 and 1-2 in the Mid-American Conference with their 36-14 loss Saturday at Massachusetts....
| Oct 24, 2014
| 5:40 PM
Radio: Noon Saturday; WIND-AM 560, WCPT-FM 92.5.
Line: NIU by 21.
Records: Northern Illinois 5-2, 2-1 MAC; Eastern Michigan 2-5, 1-2.
Last meeting: NIU won 59-20 on Oct. 26, 2013, in DeKalb.
On the offensive: The Huskies lead the MAC and are fifth...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 10:10 AM
Jenna Radtke showed up for her first volleyball practice at Northern Illinois last summer just trying to help out wherever she could.
From that moment on, it seems she never left the court.
The Stevenson graduate started all 32 matches last year for...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 10:08 AM
First collegiate starts
Tara Tralewski, a freshman volleyball player at Central College (Wis.), had 36 digs in two matches against Aurora and Wisconsin Lutheran Saturday in the NACC/IIAC Crossover tournament in Milwaukee.
Tralewski is a Naperville...