2019 ScheduleAll times ET

2019 Schedule
17-17, 4th in MAC W
37d

Northern Illinois upends Toledo 80-76 in MAC quarterfinals

Eugene German scored 27 points and Dante Thorpe made two critical free throws with 4.8 seconds left as Northern Illinois upset second-seeded Toledo 80-76 on Thursday night to advance to the Mid-American Conference tournament semifinals for the first...

74d

Persons' free throw lifts Ball State over NIU 72-71

Tayler Persons hit six 3-pointers and scored 29 points, including the game-winning free throw with two seconds left, and Ball State beat Northern Illinois 72-71 on Tuesday night to end a four-game skid.

77d

Jackson leads Toledo past N. Illinois 69-55 in MAC West

Marreon Jackson scored 16 points, opened the game with the first of his four 3-pointers and Toledo led all the way Saturday, defeating Northern Illinois 69-55 in the battle for first place in the Western Division of the Mid-American Conference.

81d

Thorpe with 20 points leads NIU over Ohio 71-60

Dante Thorpe scored 20 points, including a go-ahead 3 that sparked a game-deciding 15-4 run, and Northern Illinois beat Ohio 71-60 on Tuesday night for coach Mark Montgomery's 100th career win.

NIU upsets Buffalo on McCarty's game winner (0:53)
NIU's German absorbs contact for and-1 (0:24)
95d

Central Michigan downs Northern Illinois 78-69

Shawn Roundtree hit five 3-pointers and scored 21 points, David DiLeo added 18 points with five 3s, and Central Michigan pulled away late to beat Northern Illinois 78-69 on Tuesday night.

Ahrens up-and-underpass sets up easy Michigan State layup (0:27)
MSU's Tillman buries jumper to end strong first half (0:20)
Michigan State's Henry flushes dunk (0:19)
AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez
982dBrett McMurphy

Sources: Big 12 to talk expansion with at least 20

Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby will conduct video conferences with at least 18 schools that have contacted the league about being considered as expansion candidates.

Team Stats

Points Per Game73.7
Rebounds Per Game34.6
Assists Per Game11.0
Points Allowed71.0168th

Tournament History

Final Fours0
Tournament Record0-3
Championship SeasonsNone
Tournament Appearances3