Northern Illinois Huskies men's basketball

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Northern Illinois Huskies
2016–17 Northern Illinois Huskies men's basketball team
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University Northern Illinois University
Conference MAC
West Division
Location DeKalb, IL
Head coach Mark Montgomery (6th year)
Arena Convocation Center
(Capacity: 10,000)
Nickname Huskies
Colors Cardinal and Black[1]
         
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 (IIAC)
1982 (MAC)
1996 (MCC)
Conference regular season champions
1933, 1934, 1941, 1945 (IIAC)
1972 (Midwestern)
1981 (MAC)
1991 (Mid-Con)
Conference division season champions
2006 (MAC)

The Northern Illinois Huskies men's basketball team represents 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.[2]

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
1969–70 Tom Jorgensen 13–12
1970–71 Tom Jorgensen 13–10 4–4 3rd (Midwestern)
1971–72 Tom Jorgensen 21–4 7–1 1st (Midwestern)
1972–73 Tom Jorgensen 17–8
Tom Jorgensen: 95–71
Emory Luck (1973–1976)
1973–74 Emory Luck 8–17
1974–75 Emory Luck 8–15
1975–76 Emory Luck 5–21 2–14 9th (MAC)
Emory Luck: 21–53
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 Round of 48
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 Round of 64
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 Round of 64
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)
2014–15 Mark Montgomery 14–16 8–10 T–4th (MAC-W)
2015–16 Mark Montgomery 21–13 9–9 T–3rd (MAC-W) Vegas 16 Quarterfinals
2016–17 Mark Montgomery 15–17 7–11 T–4rd (MAC-W)
Mark Montgomery: 75–114 38–66
Total: 627–791

      National champion         Postseason invitational 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

Conference Tournament results[edit]

Mid-American Conference Tournament[edit]

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

Year Seed Location Round Opponent Result NIU Head Coach
1980 3rd DeKalb, IL
Ann Arbor, MI
Ann Arbor, MI
Quarterfinal
Semifinal
Consolation
(6) Miami
(2) Bowling Green
(5) Ball State
W 58–53
L 54–49
W 71–58
John McDougal
1981 5th Bowling Green, OH
Ann Arbor, MI
Ann Arbor, MI
Quarterfinal
Semifinal
Championship
(4) Bowling Green
(1) Western Michigan
(2) Ball State
W 79–72
W 78–73
L 79–66
John McDougal
1982 3rd DeKalb, IL
Ann Arbor, MI
Ann Arbor, MI
Quarterfinal
Semifinal
Championship
(6) Ohio
(2) Bowling Green
(1) Ball State
W 70–68
W 67–66
W 79–75 (OT)
John McDougal
1984 5th Rockford, IL Quarterfinal (4) Toledo L 73–68 John McDougal
1986 4th Rockford, IL Quarterfinal (5) Toledo L 82–79 John McDougal
2000 10th Toledo, OH First Round (7) Toledo L 68–64 Brian Hammel
2001 11th Muncie, IN First Round (6) Ball State L 89–57 Andy Greer
2002 9th Huntington, WV First Round (8) Marshall L 97–93 Rob Judson
2003 4th DeKalb, IL
Cleveland, OH
Cleveland, OH
First Round
Quarterfinal
Semifinal
(13) Buffalo
(5) Western Michigan
(1) Central Michigan
W 81–64
W 75–63
L 94–72
Rob Judson
2004 12th Buffalo, NY First Round (5) Buffalo L 90–73 Rob Judson
2005 10th Buffalo, NY First Round (7) Buffalo L 73–66 Rob Judson
2006 2nd Cleveland, OH Quarterfinal (7) Toledo L 78–77 Rob Judson
2007 11th Cleveland, OH First Round (6) Western Michigan L 67–62 Rob Judson
2008 11th Cleveland, OH First Round (6) Central Michigan L 83–71 Ricardo Patton
2009 11th Cleveland, OH First Round (6) Kent State L 64–61 Ricardo Patton
2010 11th Cleveland, OH First Round (6) Eastern Michigan L 65–59 Ricardo Patton
2011 10th Bowling Green, OH First Round (7) Bowling Green L 74–54 Ricardo Patton
2012 12th Ypsilanti, MI
Cleveland, OH
First Round
Second Round
(5) Eastern Michigan
(8) Western Michigan
W 52–55
L 54–71
Mark Montgomery
2013 10th Ypsilanti, MI First Round (7) Eastern Michigan L 45–44 Mark Montgomery
2014 7th DeKalb, IL
Cleveland, OH
First Round
Second Round
(10) Bowling Green
(6) Eastern Michigan
W 54–51
L 58–43
Mark Montgomery
2015 10th Akron, OH First Round (7) Akron L 76–52 Mark Montgomery
2016 7th DeKalb, IL
Cleveland, OH
First Round
Second Round
(10) Western Michigan
(2) Ohio
W 56–50
L 79–62
Mark Montgomery
2017 9th Ypsilanti, MI First Round (8) Eastern Michigan L 69–72 Mark Montgomery

The Summit League Tournament[edit]

Year Seed Location Round Opponent Result NIU Head Coach
1991 1st Green Bay, WI Quarterfinal
Semifinal
Championship
(8) Illinois-Chicago
(5) Northern Iowa
(2) UW-Green Bay
W 77–52
W 76–63 (OT)
L 56–39
Jim Molinari
1992 6th Cleveland, OH Quarterfinal (3) Illinois-Chicago L 80–66 Brian Hammel
1993 2nd Dayton, OH Quarterfinal (7) Valparaiso L 83–75 Brian Hammel
1994 7th Rosemont, IL Quarterfinal (2) Illinois-Chicago L 87–77 Brian Hammel

Horizon League Tournament[edit]

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

Year Seed Location Round Opponent Result NIU Head Coach
1995 7th Dayton, OH First Round
Quarterfinal
Semifinal
(10) Loyola
(2) Illinois-Chicago
(3) Green Bay
W 62–57
W 87–83
L 68–65
Brian Hammel
1996 3rd Dayton, OH Quarterfinal
Semifinal
Championship
(6) Milwaukee
(7) Illinois-Chicago
(5) Detroit
W 80–60
W 95–60
W 84–60
Brian Hammel
1997 6th Dayton, OH Quarterfinal (3) Illinois-Chicago L 76–65 Brian Hammel

Postseason results[edit]

NCAA Tournament results[edit]

The Huskies have appeared in the NCAA Tournament three times. Their overall record is 0–3.

Year Seed Region Location Round Opponent Result NIU Head Coach
1982 12th Midwest Dallas, TX Round of 48 (5) Kansas State L 77–68 John McDougal
1991 13th Midwest Dayton, OH Round of 64 (4) St. John's L 75–68 Jim Molinari
1996 14th East Richmond, VA Round of 64 (3) Texas Tech L 74–73 Brian Hammel

NCAA Division II Tournament results[edit]

The Huskies appeared in one NCAA Division II Tournament. Their record is 0–2.

Year Region Location Round Opponent Result NIU Head Coach
1958 Great Lakes Aurora, IL Regional Semifinals
Regional 3rd Place Game
Hope
St. Norbert
L 95–101
L 76–70
William Healey

Vegas 16 results[edit]

The Huskies appeared in one Vegas 16. Their record is 0–1.

Year Location Round Opponent Result NIU Head Coach
2016 Paradise, Nevada Quarterfinals UC Santa Barbara L 70–63 Mark Montgomery

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "NIU Athletic Marks Standards Guide" (PDF). 2016-07-12. Retrieved 2016-11-07. 
  2. ^ Powers, Scott. "NIU hires Mich. St.'s Mark Montgomery". Retrieved 24 March 2011.