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Northern Illinois University Sports (NIU Sports)

231 North Annie Glidden Road, DeKalb, IL 60115

Collegiate Teams

See the MACtion in Action at Northern Illinois University.

The Northern Illinois University Huskies play in the MAC Conference and have a diverse athletic department. Their many sports teams include Men’s football, baseball, basketball, golf, soccer, tennis, and wrestling, while their women’s teams include: Basketball, cross country, golf, gymnastics, soccer, softball, tennis, track & field and volleyball.

Football, Men & Women's Basketball, and Volleyball are all ticketed events - Most other sporting events are free and open to the public. Visit for schedules, special events happening at each game, ticketing information and more. Show your #HuskiePride and cheer on the NIU Huskies. 

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