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The North Wind

FRESH SEASONS MEETS FRESH HIRES—After beginning his coaching tenure at NMU a year ago, Head Coach Matt Majkrzak is trying to get the Wildcats over the hump in the GLIAC with the two Assistant Coach additions of Kyle Sorenson and Charlie Wallrapp. Photo courtesy of NMU Mens Basketball.

NMU Men’s Basketball adds two to coaching staff in attempt to make GLIAC push

Travis Nelson October 13, 2020

After starting behind the eight-ball a year ago by taking the NMU Men’s Basketball coaching job in June, Head Coach Matt Majkrzak is ahead of the game this time around with the hirings of Assistant...

Sophomore guard Sam Taylor sets up a play from a previous home game at the Berry Events Center. Taylor is one of the players that coach Sall will rely on next year to carry the ’Cats back to the GLIAC tournament and beyond. Photo by: Lindsey Eaton

Men’s basketball looks ahead to next season

Nate Bellville March 15, 2018

While students were out on spring break, the first winning season, and most successful in 10 years for the Northern Michigan Men’s Basketball team, came to a close in the GLIAC Tournament as they lost...

Sophomore center Myles Howard rises for a rebound against Ferris State as junior guard Isaiah Johnson looks on in a previous game at the Berry Events Center. NMU wrapped up their regular season with a 15-13 record. Photo by: Emma Case

Wildcat basketball wraps up regular season

Nate Bellville March 1, 2018

The Northern Michigan Men’s Basketball team saw their chance of hosting a potential playoff game in the GLIAC tournament slip away going into their last homestand of the season. NMU finished the regular...

Junior guard/forward Isaiah Johnson dribbles around a trio of GVSU defenders Saturday at the Berry Events Center.
Photo by Emma Case

Wildcats finally return home

Nate Bellville February 8, 2018

The Northern Michigan Men’s Basketball team returned home with a statement-making sweep as they defeated the Purdue Northwest University Pride 90- 74 and the Grand Valley State University Lakers 85-75...

Guard Sam Taylor dribbles near halfcourt. This photo was taken from a previous home game. Photo by: Lindsey Eaton

Men’s basketball sweeps down-state roadtrip

Nate Bellville January 25, 2018

On the road with a three-game losing streak stretching from last weekend, the Northern Michigan Men’s Basketball team rebounded with a sweep at Wayne State University (83-74) and at Davenport University...

Sophomore guard Sam Taylor surveys the court during a past game against the Saginaw Valley State University Cardinals. Last season, Taylor played in all 26 games, started in 20 and totaled 726 minutes.
Photo by: Lindsey Eaton

Men’s b-ball drops away game

Tyler Young January 18, 2018

The Northern Michigan University Men’s Basketball team dropped a pair of away contests last week, losing 78-60 on Thursday, Jan. 11 to Lake Superior State and 74-71 on Saturday, Jan. 13 to Ferris State. Thursday’s...

Men’s basketball is 2-0

Men’s basketball is 2-0

Levi Erkkila November 16, 2017

For the first time since the 2008-09 season, Northern Michigan University Men’s Basketball got off to a 2-0 start, getting victories at the GLIAC/GLVC Challenge against Lewis University and University...

Men’s basketball ready for season

Men’s basketball ready for season

Nate Bellville November 9, 2017

The Northern Michigan Men’s Basketball team wrapped up their regular season preparations as they hosted the Alma College Scots in a scrimmage game last Saturday, which they won 85-73. They also won their...

Photo by Neil Flavin: Sophomore guard Ian Hodges gets past a St. Norbert player in Saturday’s game and goes in for an easy layup off a fast break.

Men’s basketball starts season with wins

Von Lanier November 2, 2017

The NMU Men’s Basketball team dominated both of their home exhibition games this past weekend, defeating St. Norbert College 73-58 on Saturday afternoon and then following up on Sunday with a 107-68...

Men’s basketball wraps up season with twin losses

Katie Bultman February 28, 2013

The NMU men’s basketball team hosted the final home game of the season on Saturday, Feb. 23, marking the last time on the Berry Events Center floor for two Wildcat seniors. On Thursday, Feb. 21,...

Weekend losses lead up to last series

Katie Bultman February 21, 2013

The men’s basketball team will host the final home series of regular season this weekend after coming off of a couple losses to Saginaw Valley State and top-ranked Wayne State University. On Saturday,...

Offensive rally seals upset over Tech

Katie Bultman February 7, 2013

The men’s basketball team has faced injuries throughout much of the season, and with only eight members eligible to play, the ’Cats overcame that setback and took advantage of the home crowd to earn...

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