Northern Illinois Huskies men's basketball

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Northern Illinois Huskies
2013–14 Northern Illinois Huskies men's basketball team
Northern Illinois Huskies athletic logo
University Northern Illinois University
Conference MAC
West Division
Location DeKalb, IL
Head coach Mark Montgomery (3rd year)
Arena Convocation Center
(Capacity: 10,000)
Nickname Huskies
Colors

Cardinal and Black

            
Uniforms
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Home jersey
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Team colours
Home
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Away jersey
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Team colours
Away
NCAA Tournament appearances
1982, 1991, 1996
Conference tournament champions
1932 (ISTC)
1982 (MAC)
1996 (MCC)
Conference regular season champions
1933, 1934, 1941, 1945 (Little 19)
1972 (Mid-Con)
1981 (MAC)
1991 (MCC)

The Northern Illinois Huskies Basketball team is the basketball team that represent Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, Illinois. The school's team currently competes in the Mid-American Conference. The team last played in the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament in 1996. The Huskies are coached by Mark Montgomery. Mark Montgomery spent 10 years on the Michigan State University Staff under Coach Tom Izzo.[1]

History[edit]

Division I Season-By-Season Records[edit]

Season Coach Overall Conference Standing Postseason
Tom Jorgensen (1966–1973)
1966–67 Tom Jorgensen 8–12
1967–68 Tom Jorgensen 10–14
1968–69 Tom Jorgensen 13–11
1970–71 Tom Jorgensen 13–10 4–4 3rd (Mid-Con)
1971–72 Tom Jorgensen 21–4 7–1 1st (Mid-Con)
1972–73 Tom Jorgensen 17–8
Tom Jorgensen: 82–49
Emory Luck (1973–1976)
1973–74 Emory Luck 8–17
1974–75 Emory Luck 8–15
1975–76 Emory Luck 5–12 2–14 9th (MAC)
Emory Luck: 29–44
John McDougal (1976–1986)
1976–77 John McDougal 13–14 10–6 4th (MAC)
1977–78 John McDougal 11–16 9–7 5th (MAC)
1978–79 John McDougal 14–13 8–8 5th (MAC)
1979–80 John McDougal 16–13 9–7 3rd (MAC)
1980–81 John McDougal 17–12 10–6 T-1st (MAC)
1981–82 John McDougal 16–14 9–7 3rd (MAC) NCAA 1st Round
1982–83 John McDougal 11–16 8–10 8th (MAC)
1983–84 John McDougal 12–15 9–9 5th (MAC)
1984–85 John McDougal 11–16 7–11 T-7th (MAC)
1985–86 John McDougal 15–12 10–8 4th (MAC)
John McDougal: 136–141
Jim Rosborough (1986–1989)
1986–87 Jim Rosborough 9–19
1987–88 Jim Rosborough 8–20
1988–89 Jim Rosborough 11–17
Jim Rosborough: 28–56
Jim Molinari (1989–1991)
1989–90 Jim Molinari 17–11
1990–91 Jim Molinari 25–6 14–2 1st (Mid-Con) NCAA 1st Round
Jim Molinari: 42–17
Brian Hammel (1991–2000)
1991–92 Brian Hammel 11–17 7–9 T-6th (Mid-Con)
1992–93 Brian Hammel 15–12 10–6 T-2nd (Mid-Con)
1993–94 Brian Hammel 10–17 7–11 T-6th (Mid-Con)
1994–95 Brian Hammel 19–10 7–8 7th (MCC)
1995–96 Brian Hammel 20–10 10–6 3rd (MCC) NCAA 1st Round
1996–97 Brian Hammel 12–15 6–10 T-6th (MCC)
1997–98 Brian Hammel 10–16 6–12 5th (MAC-W)
1998–99 Brian Hammel 6–20 2–16 6th (MAC-W)
1999–00 Brian Hammel 13–15 7–11 4th (MAC-W)
Brian Hammel: 116–132
Andy Greer (2000–2001)
2000–01 Andy Greer 5–23 7–11 5th (MAC-W)
Andy Greer: 5–23 7–11
Rob Judson (2001–2007)
2001–02 Rob Judson 12–16 8–10 4th (MAC-W)
2002–03 Rob Judson 17–14 11–7 2nd (MAC-W)
2003–04 Rob Judson 10–20 5–13 6th (MAC-W)
2004–05 Rob Judson 11–17 7–11 5th (MAC-W)
2005–06 Rob Judson 17–11 12–6 1st (MAC-W)
2006–07 Rob Judson 7–23 4–12 6th (MAC-W)
Rob Judson: 74–101
Ricardo Patton (2007–2011)
2007–08 Ricardo Patton 6–22 3–12 6th (MAC-W)
2008–09 Ricardo Patton 10–20 5–11 5th (MAC-W)
2009–10 Ricardo Patton 10–20 6–10 5th (MAC-W)
2010–11 Ricardo Patton 9–21 5–11 4th (MAC-W)
Ricardo Patton: 35–83 19–44
Mark Montgomery (2011–present)
2011–12 Mark Montgomery 5-26 3-13 6th (MAC-W)
2012–13 Mark Montgomery 5-25 3-13 6th (MAC-W)
2013-14 Mark Montgomery 15-17 8-10 4th (MAC-W)
Mark Montgomery: 25-68 14-36
Total:

      National champion  
      Conference regular season champion         Conference regular season and conference tournament champion
      Division regular season champion       Division regular season and conference tournament champion
      Conference tournament champion

Division I postseason results[edit]

Mid-American Conference Tournament[edit]

The Huskies have won the Mid-American Conference Tournament once in 1982.

The Summit League Tournament[edit]

Year Seed Location Round Result
1980 3rd DeKalb, IL Quarterfinal W 58–53 to (6) Miami
Ann Arbor, MI Semifinal L 54–49 to (2) Bowling Green
Ann Arbor, MI Consolation W 71–58 to (5) Ball State
1981 5th Bowling Green, OH Quarterfinal W 79–72 to (4) Bowling Green
Ann Arbor, MI Semifinal W 78–73 to (1) Western Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI Championship L 79–66 to (2) Ball State
1982 3rd DeKalb, IL Quarterfinal W 70–68 to (6) Ohio
Ann Arbor, MI Semifinal W 67–66 to (2) Bowling Green
Ann Arbor, MI Championship W 79–75 (OT) to (1) Ball State
1984 5th Rockford, IL Quarterfinal L 73–68 to (4) Toledo
1986 4th Rockford, IL Quarterfinal L 82–79 to (5) Toledo
2000 10th Toledo, OH First Round L 68–64 to (7) Toledo
2001 11th Muncie, IN First Round L 89–57 to (6) Ball State
2002 9th Huntington, WV First Round L 97–93 to (8) Marshall
2003 4th DeKalb, IL First Round W 81–64 to (13) Buffalo
Cleveland, OH Quarterfinal W 75–63 to (5) Western Michigan
Cleveland, OH Semifinal L 94–72 to (1) Central Michigan
2004 12th Buffalo, NY First Round L 90–73 to (5) Buffalo
2005 10th Buffalo, NY First Round L 73–66 to (7) Buffalo
2006 2nd Cleveland, OH Quarterfinal L 78–77 to (7) Toledo
2007 11th Cleveland, OH First Round L 67–62 to (6) Western Michigan
2008 11th Cleveland, OH First Round L 83–71 to (6) Central Michigan
2009 11th Cleveland, OH First Round L 64–61 to (6) Kent State
2010 11th Cleveland, OH First Round L 65–59 to (6) Eastern Michigan
2011 10th Bowling Green, OH First Round L 74–54 to (7) Bowling Green
2012 12th Ypsilanti, MI First Round W 52-55 to (5) Eastern Michigan
Cleveland, OH Second Round L 54-71 to (5) Western Michigan
2013 10th Ypsilanti, MI First Round L 45-44 to (7) Eastern Michigan
2014 7th DeKalb, IL First Round W 54-51 to (10) Bowling Green
Cleveland, OH Second Round March 12 vs (6) Eastern Michigan
Year Seed Location Round Result
1991 1st Green Bay, WI Quarterfinal W 77–52 to (8) Illinois-Chicago
Green Bay, WI Semifinal W 76–63 OT to (5) Northern Iowa
Green Bay, WI Championship L 56–39 to (2) UW-Green Bay
1992 6th Cleveland, OH Quarterfinal L 80–66 to (6) Illinois-Chicago
1993 2nd Dayton, OH Quarterfinal L 83–75 to (7) Valparaiso
1994 7th Rosemont, IL Quarterfinal L 87–77 to (2) Illinois-Chicago

Horizon League Tournament[edit]

The Huskies have won the Horizon League Tournament once in 1996.

Year Seed Round Result
1995 7th First Round W 62–57 to (10) Loyola
Quarterfinal W 87–83 to (2) Illinois-Chicago
Semifinal L 68–65 to (2) Green Bay
1996 3rd Quarterfinal W 80–60 (6) Milwaukee
Semifinal W 95–60 (7) Illinois-Chicago
Championship W 84–60 (5) Detroit
1997 6th Quarterfinal L 76–65 (3) Illinois-Chicago

NCAA Tournament[edit]

The Huskies have appeared in three NCAA Tournaments. Their combined record is 0–3.

Year Seed Location Region Round Result
1982 12th Dallas, TX Midwest First Round L 77–68 to (5) Kansas State
1991 13th Dayton, OH Midwest First Round L 75–68 to (4) St. John's
1996 14th Richmond, VA East First Round L 74–73 to (3) Texas Tech

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Powers, Scott. "NIU hires Mich. St.'s Mark Montgomery". Retrieved 24 March 2011.