2017-18 Northern Michigan Men's Basketball News

  • 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. 
  • Men’s Basketball Adds Naseer Turner For 2018-19
    April 26, 2018
    MARQUETTE, Mich. -- The Northern Michigan University Men’s Basketball team has signed Naseer Turner to the 2018-19 roster.
  • Wildcats Earn 68 Winter GLIAC Academic Honors
    April 05, 2018
    MARQUETTE, Mich.— A total of 69 Northern Michigan University student-athletes were named to the 2017-18 Winter Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference All-Academic and All-Academic Excellence teams. The total surpasses the 49 combined honorees from a year ago.
  • Men's Basketball Banquet Set for April 15
    April 02, 2018
    MARQUETTE, Mich. – The Northern Michigan University Men’s Basketball team will celebrate its 2017-18 successes with a postseason banquet at the Marquette Golf Club on April 15 at 2 p.m.
  • Men's Basketball Achieves Success in 2017-18
    March 20, 2018
    MARQUETTE, Mich. – The Northern Michigan University Men’s Basketball team saw successes not seen in a decade as they posted their first winning season and made their first Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Tournament appearance since the 2006-07 season.
  • Echols, Johnson Named GLIAC First Team; Howard, Taylor Earn All-Defensive Team
    March 02, 2018
    MARQUETTE, Mich. – Naba Echols and Isaiah Johnson were named to the GLIAC Men’s Basketball All-GLIAC First Team while sophomores Myles Howard and Sam Taylor earned GLIAC All-Defensive Team honors.
  • First Half Lead Not Enough as NMU Falls to Ashland in GLIAC Quarterfinals
    February 28, 2018
    ASHLAND, Ohio – Northern Michigan University’s Men’s Basketball team hit ten three-pointers in the first half and ended the half on a 34-12 run, but it wasn’t enough as the Wildcats fell 83-72 in overtime to Ashland University in the quarterfinals of the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Tournament.
  • Wildcats Head to Ashland For GLIAC Quarterfinals
    February 26, 2018
    MARQUETTE, Mich. – The Northern Michigan University Men’s Basketball team makes a return to the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Tournament as they visit Ashland University Wednesday night.
  • Perez, Tornes Honored on Senior Day but Wildcats Fall
    February 24, 2018
    MARQUETTE, Mich. – The Northern Michigan University Men’s Basketball team fell to Wayne State University 71-70 in Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference action Saturday afternoon. Senior Jordan Perez (Greendale, Wis.) and Eddie Tornes (Muskegon, Mich./Cumberland CC) were honored prior to the game as part of Senior Day.
  • Strong Second Half Powers NMU to Victory
    February 22, 2018
    MARQUETTE, Mich. – A 12-1 second half run powered Northern Michigan University’s Men’s Basketball team to outscore Davenport University 44-31 in the second half and defeat the Panthers 77-73 in Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference action.
  • Wildcats Conclude Regular Season With Davenport Thursday and Senior Day Saturday.
    February 20, 2018
    MARQUETTE, Mich. – The Northern Michigan University Men’s Basketball team concludes the regular season with two games inside the Berry Events Center, hosting Davenport University Thursday and Wayne State University Saturday for Senior Day.
  • Echols Gets 30 but Wildcats Fall to #3 Bulldogs
    February 17, 2018
    MARQUETTE, Mich. – Junior Naba Echols (Memphis, Tenn./Mitchell) scored a season-high 30 points in Saturday’s Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletics Conference matchup with NCAA Division II’s third ranked team, Ferris State University, but the Wildcats fell 98-84.
  • Four in Double Figures but NMU Falls to LSSU
    February 15, 2018
    MARQUETTE, Mich. – The Northern Michigan University Men’s Basketball team saw four players in double figures, but it wasn’t enough as the Wildcats fell to Lake Superior State University 80-68 in Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference action.
  • Wildcats Host Top GLIAC Teams This Week
    February 13, 2018
    MARQUETTE, Mich. – The Northern Michigan University Men’s Basketball team will take on the top two teams in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference this week, as they host Lake Superior State University and Ferris State University.
  • Wildcats Fall at SVSU
    February 10, 2018
    UNIVERSITY CENTER, Mich. -- Northern Michigan University's Men's Basketball team visiting Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference foe Saginaw Valley State University Saturday afternoon but fell to the Cardinals 92-66.
  • Wildcats Win Third Straight with 80-72 Victory over Northwood
    February 08, 2018
    MIDLAND, Mich. -- Northern Michigan University’s Men’s Basketball team used a 15-4 run in the second half to come back and defeat Northwood University 80-72 for their third straight Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference win. The win also moved the Wildcats into a tie for second place in the league.
  • Men's Basketball Hits the Road for Final GLIAC Road Games
    February 05, 2018
    MARQUETTE, Mich. – The Northern Michigan University Men’s Basketball team makes the final road trip of the regular season as they head to Northwood University and Saginaw Valley State University this week.
  • Second Half Rally Fuels 85-75 Victory Over GVSU
    February 03, 2018
    MARQUETTE, Mich. -- Five players scored in double-figures as the Northern Michigan University Men’s Basketball team used a 53-point second half to defeat Grand Valley State University 85-75 Saturday afternoon. The win is the second win over the Lakers this season for NMU and third victory in a row over GVSU.
  • Victory Over PNW Gives NMU Best Record in 11 Seasons
    February 01, 2018
    MARQUETTE, Mich. -- The Northern Michigan University Men’s Basketball team captured a 90-74 victory over Purdue University Northwest to give the Wildcats the most wins in a season in over a decade.
  • Wildcats Return to the Berry This Week
    January 30, 2018
    MARQUETTE, Mich. – The Northern Michigan University Men’s Basketball team returns from a five-game road trip and hosts two Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference contests in the Berry Events Center this week.
  • NMU Drops Game at Tech Despite Second Half Rally
    January 28, 2018
    HOUGHTON, Mich. – The Wildcats tied the score late in the second half, but were unable to get an advantage as Northern Michigan University’s Men’s Basketball team fell to Michigan Technological University 77-66 in Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference action.
  • Five in Double-Figures as NMU Scores 91 Points in Win at Davenport
    January 22, 2018
    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – Senior Jordan Perez (Greendale, Wis.) scored his 1,000th point and was among five players to reach double-figures to help guide the Northern Michigan University Men’s Basketball team to a Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference victory with a season-best 91 points to defeat Davenport University 91-80 Monday afternoon.
  • Second Half Rally Powers Wildcats to Victory
    January 20, 2018
    DETROIT, Mich. – The Men’s Basketball team for Northern Michigan University scored 49 points in the second half, including a 19-0 run, to defeat Wayne State University 83-74 in Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference action Thursday afternoon.
  • Men's Basketball Visits Davenport and Wayne State for GLIAC action
    January 16, 2018
    MARQUETTE, Mich. – The Northern Michigan University Men's Basketball team looks to bounce back as they continue their Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference road trip with games at Davenport University and Wayne State University this week.
  • Wildcats Unable to Pull Upset as Late Rally Falls Short at #7 Ferris State
    January 13, 2018
    BIG RAPIDS, Mich. – The Northern Michigan University Men's Basketball team pulled within one point of the seventh-ranked Ferris State University team with 20 seconds to go, but were unable to pull off the upset, falling 74-71.
  • NMU Falls at LSSU
    January 11, 2018
    SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. – Northern Michigan University’s Men’s Basketball team held a nine-point lead in the first half, but were unable to overcome shooting woes in the second half, falling to Lake Superior State University 77-60 in Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference action Thursday night.
  • Wildcats Visit Lake Superior State and Ferris State for First Place in the GLIAC
    January 09, 2018
    MARQUETTE, Mich. – The Northern Michigan University Men’s Basketball team visits Lake Superior State University and Ferris State University in games to decide first place in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.
  • NMU Falls in Close GLIAC Matchup
    January 06, 2018
    MARQUETTE, Mich. – Northern Michigan University’s Men’s Basketball team bounced back from an early 9-0 deficit, but ended up falling to Ashland University 55-54 in a tight Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference matchup.
  • Wildcats Improve to 6-0 in GLIAC Play with 75-56 Victory over Tiffin
    January 04, 2018
    MARQUETTE, Mich. – The Northern Michigan University Men’s Basketball Team moved to 6-0 in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference after a 75-56 victory over Tiffin University Thursday evening.
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