Men's Basketball

  • Naba Echols Earns GLIAC Player of the Week Honors
    December 10, 2018
    BAY CITY, Mich. -- Senior Naba Echols (Memphis, Tenn.) was named Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Player of the Week after helping the Northern Michigan University Men's Basketball team pick up two conference victories this past week.
  • Wildcats Capture 77-67 Victory over Parkside
    December 08, 2018
    MARQUETTE, Mich. – A strong first half powered Northern Michigan University Men’s Basketball to a 77-67 victory over University of Wisconsin-Parkside as the Wildcats move to 3-1 in Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference play.
  • Team Effort Leads Wildcats to 108-69 Victory Over Purdue Northwest
    December 06, 2018
    MARQUETTE, Mich. – A team effort that saw every player score powered the Northern Michigan University Men’s Basketball team to 108-69 victory over Purdue University Northwest. The 108 points are the most points scored against a Division II opponent since a 108-97 victory over Wayne State University in the 1993-94.
  • Men's Basketball Prepares for GLIAC Home Opener
    December 04, 2018
    MARQUETTE, Mich. – The Northern Michigan University Men's Basketball team will host their first Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletics Conference games of the season inside the Berry Events Center as they host Purdue University Northwest on Thursday, hosted by Econo Foods, and University of Wisconsin-Parkside Saturday afternoon with game host Peoples State Bank of Munising.
  • Isaiah Johnson Named GLIAC Player of the Week for Third Time
    December 03, 2018
    BAY CITY, Mich. -- Senior Isaiah Johnson (Whitefish Bay, Wis.) was named the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference North Player of the Week for the third time.
  • Johnson's 31 Helps Wildcats Earn GLIAC Victory
    December 01, 2018
    UNIVERSITY CENTER, Mich. – The Northern Michigan University Men’s Basketball team picked up their first Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference victory of the season with a 67-59 victory over Saginaw Valley State University.
  • Two Reach 20 Points but NMU Suffers First Setback of Season
    November 29, 2018
    MIDLAND, Mich. -- Northern Michigan University Men's Basketball saw two players finish with 20 points but the Wildcats suffered their first setback of the season as they fell to Northwood University in the first game of the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference schedule.
  • NMU Starts GLIAC Slate This Week
    November 27, 2018
    MARQUETTE, Mich. – Northern Michigan University Men's Basketball begins Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference action this week by visiting Northwood University Thursday night and Saginaw Valley State University Saturday afternoon.
  • Isaiah Johnson Earns GLIAC Player of the Week Honors Again
    November 26, 2018
    BAY CITY, Mich. -- Senior Isaiah Johnson (Whitefish Bay, Wis.) was named the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference North Player of the Week for the second time this season.
  • Men's Basketball Opens Apparel Store
    November 21, 2018
    MARQUETTE, Mich. -- The Northern Michigan University Men's Basketball team has opened an apparel store that runs through December 5.
  • Strong Finish Helps Wildcats Defeat Hillsdale To Start 5-0.
    November 21, 2018
    HILLSDALE, Mich. – Northern Michigan University Men’s Basketball closed the game with a 38-17 run to defeat Hillsdale College 80-68 and moved to 5-0 to start the season for the first time since the 1984-85 season.
  • Men's Basketball Gets 89-74 Victory Over ODU
    November 20, 2018
    HILLSDALE, Mich. – Northern Michigan University Men’s Basketball took on former Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference foe Ohio Dominican University and claimed an 89-74 victory in their first game of the Hillsdale University Thanksgiving Classic.
  • Men's Basketball Signs Reece Castor
    November 19, 2018
    MARQUETTE, Mich. – Northern Michigan University Men’s Basketball has signed Gladstone High School standout Reece Castor to a National Letter of Intent.
  • Strong Second Half Powers Wildcats to 64-52 Victory
    November 13, 2018
    MARQUETTE, Mich. –Northern Michigan Men’s Basketball outscored the University of Minnesota-Duluth 39-17 in the second half on their way to a 64-52 victory to give the Wildcats their first 3-0 start since the 2008-09 season.
  • Isaiah Johnson Named GLIAC Player of the Week
    November 12, 2018
    BAY CITY, Mich. -- Senior Isaiah Johnson (Whitefish Bay, Wis.) was named the first Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Player of the Week of the 2018-19 season.
  • Johnson Scores Career High 33 Points to Guide Wildcats to 77-59 Victory.
    November 11, 2018
    MARQUETTE, Mich. – Senior Isaiah Johnson (Whitefish Bay, Wis.) scored a career-high 33 points to achieve 1,000 points in his career and guided the Northern Michigan University Men’s Basketball team to a 77-59 victory over Lewis University.
  • Men's Basketball Wins 93-70 in Season Opener
    November 10, 2018
    MARQUETTE, Mich. – Northern Michigan University Men’s Basketball picked up their first victory of the season as they defeated McKendree University 93-70 in the season opener.
  • Wildcats Drop Exhibition Game to #10 Michigan State
    October 30, 2018
    EAST LANSING, Mich. – Northern Michigan University Men’s Basketball tipped off their 2018-19 season by taking on Michigan State University in an exhibition game but fell to the #10 Spartans 93-47.
  • Wildcats Take on Spartans Tuesday Night
    October 29, 2018
    MARQUETTE, Mich. – Northern Michigan University Men's Basketball heads to East Lansing, Michigan to take on Michigan State University in an exhibition game to start the 2018-19 season.
  • Naba Echols Named Preseason Player of the Year with Men's Basketball Picked Second in GLIAC North
    October 24, 2018
    MARQUETTE, Mich. – Senior Naba Echols (Memphis, Tenn./Mitchell) was named the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Preseason Player of the Year with the Northern Michigan University Men’s Basketball picked to finish second in the GLIAC North this season.
  • Men's Basketball To Face Michigan State in Exhibition Game
    August 22, 2018
    MARQUETTE, Mich. — Northern Michigan Men's Basketball will tip-off the 2018-19 season by visiting Michigan State University in an exhibition game Tuesday, October 30.
  • Men's Basketball Reveals 2018-19 Season Schedule
    June 22, 2018
    MARQUETTE, Mich. – Northern Michigan University has revealed their 2018-19 Men's Basketball season schedule and sees the Wildcats hosting the season tip-off Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference vs. Great Lakes Valley Conference Challenge and 12 total home games.
  • Howard, Johnson Named to NABC Honor Court
    July 18, 2018
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Rising senior Isaiah Johnson (Whitefish Bay, Wis.) and rising junior Myles Howard (Chicago, Ill./Marian Catholic) of the Northern Michigan University Men's Basketball team earned academic distinction as they were named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches NABC Honors Court.
  • NMU Athletics Reveals Top-10 Moments from 2017-18
    June 27, 2018
    MARQUETTE, Mich.—Northern Michigan University Athletics has been counting down the top moments of the 2017-18 year on social media over the past several weeks. The countdown concluded on Monday with the release of the top Wildcat athletics moment from last season.
  • NMU Announces 2017-18 Major Award Winners
    June 01, 2018
    MARQUETTE, Mich.— Northern Michigan University Athletics announced their major award winners Friday afternoon for the 2017-18 year. NMU Nordic Skiing junior Ian Torchia (Rochester, Minnesota) and Women's Swimming & Diving sophomore Rachel Helm (Newcastle upon Tyne, England) were named Male and Female Athletes of the Year; NMU Volleyball head coach Mike Lozier was awarded the Coach of the Year honor; NMU Women's Basketball junior Taylor Hodell (Wausau, Wisconsin) received the Humanitarian of the Year award; while NMU Hockey senior Robbie Payne (Gaylord, Michigan) and Cross Country and Track & Field senior Kameron Burmeister (Menominee, Michigan) earned the Male and Female Gildo Canale Outstanding Senior awards. 

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