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  1. College basketball: State of the state

    Scott Powers

    Illinois college basketball has seen some dark years in the last decade. The state didn't place a single team in the NCAA tournament in three of the last six seasons. Only the Illinois Fighting Illini kept the state from complete embarrassment wit...

    Blog | February 11, 2014
  2. Five potential impact transfers in Illinois

    Scott Powers

    Here's a look at five college basketball transfers who could be impact players for Illinois programs this season: Kelsey Barlow, UIC, guard, redshirt senior Barlow, a 6-foot-5 shooting guard, has the potential to be one of the top players in the ...

    Blog | November 02, 2013
  3. N. Illinois, Northwestern to play in 2014

    Scott Powers

    Northern Illinois and Northwestern will play each other next season for the first time since 2005, the schools announced on Tuesday. Northern Illinois will play at Northwestern on Sept. 6, 2014. The schools have met seven times with Northwestern w...

    Blog | September 24, 2013
  4. Alexander cuts Kentucky, adds UConn, Oregon

    Scott Powers

    NORRIDGE, Ill. -- Chicago Curie senior power forward Cliff Alexander, ESPN's No. 2-ranked prospect, said Sunday he has eliminated Kentucky from his list of schools. "They just stopped communicating with me," said Alexander during the Mac Irvin Bac...

    Blog | September 22, 2013
  5. NIU's Carey remains busy after BCS hoopla

    Scott Powers

    The media attention around Northern Illinois coach Rod Carey has eased up since the Huskies' appearance in the Orange Bowl last month, but it doesn't mean Carey has been left with nothing to do. As someone who was only made the team's head coach i...

    Blog | February 06, 2013
  6. Signing Day: NIU's Carey signs first class

    Scott Powers

    Northern Illinois may not see its Orange Bowl appearance pay large dividends in its 2013 recruiting class. With only 13 players expected to sign on Wednesday, Huskies first-year coach Rod Carey may have to wait until 2014 to see more recruits head...

    Blog | February 06, 2013
  7. BU's Simms-Edwards going on defensive

    Scott Powers

    Bradley senior Dyricus Simms-Edwards got a good taste of basketball thievery at the start of the season and he's been obsessed with it ever since. "Even in a game, I get mad if I juggle the ball and don't get a steal," Simms-Edwards said. Simms...

    Blog | January 10, 2013
  8. NIU to face Iowa and Purdue in 2013

    Scott Powers

    Northern Illinois' 2013 football non-conference schedule will include two Big Ten opponents, the school announced on Wednesday. Coming off its historic BCS playoff appearance, Northern Illinois will play at Iowa on Aug. 31 and at Purdue on Sept. 2...

    Blog | January 09, 2013
  9. Soldier Field to host Nebraska Cornhuskers-Northern Illinois Husk...

    Scott Powers

    Northern Illinois announced Monday the Huskies will play Nebraska at Soldier Field in 2016.

    Story | Conversation | December 17, 2012
  10. Lynch: NIU will use disrespect as motivation

    Scott Powers

    Northern Illinois junior quarterback Jordan Lynch said Thursday the Huskies are using critics who say they can't defeat Florida State in the Orange Bowl as motivation. Lynch and the Huskies made the improbable run to the Orange Bowl by winning the...

    Blog | December 06, 2012
  11. Jordan Lynch of Northern Illinois says Huskies motivated for Oran...

    Scott Powers

    Northern Illinois junior quarterback Jordan Lynch said Thursday the Huskies are using critics who say they can't defeat Florida State in the Orange Bowl as motivation.

    Story | Conversation | December 06, 2012
  12. NIU offers students free Orange Bowl tickets

    Scott Powers

    Northern Illinois, which became the first MAC school to earn a BCS berth, has announced it will offer free Orange Bowl tickets to students who can get to Miami for the Jan. 1 game against Florida State. Read the entire story....

    Blog | December 03, 2012
  13. Northern Illinois offering students free Orange Bowl tickets

    Scott Powers

    Northern Illinois, which became the first MAC school to earn a BCS bowl berth, has announced it will offer free Orange Bowl tickets to students who can get to Miami for the Jan. 1 game against Florida State.

    Story | Conversation | December 03, 2012
  14. NIU confident about finding a quality coach

    Scott Powers

    Northern Illinois' second consecutive MAC championship celebration came to a halt less than 24 hours after it began as Huskies coach Dave Doeren announced Saturday he was leaving for North Carolina State. Doeren's move wasn't unexpected. With Doer...

    Blog | December 01, 2012
  15. NIU QB Lynch named MAC MVP

    Scott Powers

    Northern Illinois junior quarterback Jordan Lynch was named the winner of the MAC's Vern Smith Leadership Award, which goes to the conference's MVP, on Wednesday. Lynch, who was also named the MAC's Offensive Player of the Year, has passed for 2,...

    Blog | November 28, 2012
  16. NIU, Kent State hoping for BCS bid

    Scott Powers

    Kent State and Northern Illinois are squaring off for a chance to become the conference's first BCS bowl participant as they prepare for Friday's MAC title game. Thanks to upsets of four BCS teams last week, Kent State and Northern Illinois fell ...

    Blog | November 26, 2012