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  1. Zanoguera Selected MAC West Division Player of the Week for Third Time This SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | University of Toledo

    Senior Inma Zanoguera was selected the Mid-American Conference West Division Player of the Week, the league office announced on Monday. Zanoguera is receiving the accolade for the third time this season and sixth time in her career, tied for fourth-most in school history.

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  2. NIU opens spring season with helmet-only practiceRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Daily Chronicle

    While Northern Illinois' season-opener at home against UNLV is still in the distance – 186 days, to be exact – the Huskies kick off the 2015 spring season today with the first of three consecutive helmet-only practices. The defending Mid-American Conference champion Huskies will have 15 practices this spring – including two planned scrimmages and the Huskie Bowl at 2 p.m. April 11. “Spring is not here yet, but spring ball is and we're excited to get on the field,” Northern Illinois third-year coach Rod Carey said.

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  3. Rockets Head to Mt. Pleasant for Tuesday Showdown vs. Central MichiganRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | University of Toledo

    QUICK HITTERS Toledo travels to Mt. Pleasant, MI to battle Central Michigan on Tuesday, March 3 with first place at stake in the Mid-American Conference's West Division.

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  4. MAC Basketball Power Rankings: Week 16Read the original story

    21 hrs ago | Hustle Belt

    With just a week left in the season, we know a couple of things. Barring an absolute collapse, Toledo, Central Michigan and Bowling Green are probably going to get top four seeds and Buffalo and Kent State could snatch the last one away.

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  5. Despite loss to NIU, men's basketball can clinch MAC West Tuesday against ToledoRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Central Michigan Life

    Guard Rayshawn Simmons searches for an opening around Northern Illinois University guard Michael Orris Feb. 18, 2015 in McGuirk Arena. The men's basketball had its six-game winning streak snapped in a 73-55 loss to Northern Illinois University Saturday.

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  6. Lady Eagles go 2-1 over spring breakRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Eastern Echo

    While the rest of us were enjoying warm beaches or Netflix marathons, our lady Eagles were working hard on the court, home and away. After a loss to University of Toledo and two wins over Ball State and Northern Illinois University, Eastern's Women's Basketball team finished up the break standing at 16-11, 8-7 in the MAC.

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  7. Rakocevic's dunk brings down hoop in NIU's win over Central MichiganRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Daily Chronicle

    The 6-foot-11 senior had a dunk that lowered the basket to the ground in the middle of a dominating second half by Northern Illinois in a convincing 73-55 win over Central Michigan on Saturday night at the NIU Convocation Center. "That's my first rim," laughed Rakocevic, who missed six out of the past eight games due to injury.

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  8. Northern Illinois beats Central Michigan 73-55Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Daily Herald

    Aaric Armstead had 15 points and Northern Illinois beat Central Michigan 73-55, snapping the Chippewas' six-game winning streak on Saturday night. Anthony Johnson added 12 points and six assists, and Aaron Armstead scored 11 for the Panthers .

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  9. NIU Defeats Central Michigan 73-55Read the original story w/Photo

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  10. Top-seeded Chippewas need - focus' to outlast Northern IllinoisRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Central Michigan Life

    Junior guard Rayshawn Simmons dribbles around a Ball State defender Feb. 21 at McGuirk Arena. The Chippewas defeated the Cardinals, 83-60.

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  11. Stepp helping lead NIU gymnastics' late-season pushRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Daily Chronicle

    Danielle Guerra - dguerra@shawmedia.com NIU senior gymnast Amanda Stepp smiles with a teammate as she warms up before practice in Huskie Stadium on Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2015. DeKALB – When Northern Illinois senior gymnast Amanda Stepp was done with her beam routine against Southeast Missouri State, she thought nothing much of it.

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  12. Northern Illinois edges Toledo 84-82Read the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | Tribune-Chronicle

    Travon Baker scored 18 points, including a game-tying 3-pointer in the final minute, as Northern Illinois edged Toledo 84-82 on Wednesday night, snapping a three-game slide. Toledo was up 81-79 with a minute to play when Baker and Anthony Johnson sank consecutive 3s to put the Huskies back on top, and the Rockets' Julius Brown missed a 3-pointer at the buzzer to give Northern Illinois the win.

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  13. NIU men storm past Toledo on late 3sRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Daily Chronicle

    Trailing by three with a minute to play, junior Travon Baker and senior Anthony Johnson each knocked down a 3-pointer in the final minute as the Northern Illinois University men's basketball team defeated Toledo, 84-82, on Wednesday night at Savage Arena. Baker scored a team-high 18 points and added a team-best seven assists; senior Aaron Armstead added 15 while redshirt freshman Marin Maric and sophomore Aaric Armstead each added 10 points.

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  14. Lehman sparks Huskies' first win over Chippewas since 2011Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Daily Chronicle

    DeKALB – There would be no heartbreak at the buzzer this time for the Northern Illinois women's basketball team. The Huskies got a masterful performance from sophomore point guard Ally Lehman and came up with a crucial run in the final minutes to secure a 69-62 win over Central Michigan on Wednesday at the NIU Convocation Center.

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  15. Toledo Rockets vs. Northern Illinois Huskies basketball final score: Huskies sink Rockets 84-82Read the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Hustle Belt

    The Huskies unleashed an offensive assault on the host Rockets , shooting and scoring at a blistering pace in an 84-82 victory that shakes up the MAC regular season seeding race with just three conference games left. Northern Illinois, once again without junior wing Darrell Bowie due to a shoulder injury, hit 52.3 percent of its field goals, including 9-of-18 from beyond the arc.

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  16. Toledo Drops High-Scoring Affair to Northern Illinois, 84-82Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | University of Toledo

    Toledo had chances to put away a pesky Northern Illinois squad on Wednesday evening in Savage Arena but couldn't land the knockout punch in an 84-82 Mid-American Conference setback to the Huskies. The defeat drops Toledo a game behind Central Michigan in the MAC West Division standings.

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  17. 2015 NFL Draft bio: Tyler Loos - OL, Northern Illinois HuskiesRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Hustle Belt

    Tyler Loos has known success throughout his career at left tackle for NIU. He has been first team All-Mac the last two seasons.

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  18. 5 local players made impact at NFL CombineRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Daily Herald

    Northern Illinois wide receiver Da'Ron Brown ran a 4.54 40-yard dash at the NFL Scouting Combine, which wasn't impressive among an extremely deep and talented group of pass catchers, four of whom ran 4.35 or faster. Despite mediocre speed, the 6-foot, 205-pound Brown still caught 68 passes for 1,065 yards last season and earned a reputation as a sure-handed receiver.

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  19. Rockets to Begin Final Homestead of Season with Tuesday Evening Matchup vs. NIURead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | University of Toledo

    QUICK HITTERS Toledo begins its final homestand of the season when it hosts Northern Illinois on Tuesday, Feb. 24 at 7:00 p.m. The Rockets will look to sweep the season series between the two schools for the second time in the last three years following an 80-69 triumph in DeKalb, IL on Jan. 31. UT won its fifth straight conference road game with a 97-87 victory over Western Michigan on Saturday. Earlier in the week, Toledo downed Akron, 68-66, in Rhodes Arena thanks to senior guard Julius Brown 's jumper with 1.7 seconds remaining.

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  20. Bravo-Harriott Selected MAC West Division Player of the WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | University of Toledo

    Toledo freshman Jay-Ann Bravo-Harriott was named the Mid-American Conference West Division Player of the Week, the league office announced on Monday. Bravo-Harriott's selection marks the fourth time this season that a Rocket has been picked as the division's top performer.

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