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ROAD TRIP — The mens basketball team lost to Michigan Tech over the weekend and will soon leave for their final road trip of the season before GLIAC play.

Men’s basketball falls to Huskies before last road trip of regular season

Chloe Everson February 22, 2024

This past weekend, the Northern Michigan men’s basketball team traveled to Houghton to face off against the Michigan Tech Huskies on Saturday, Feb. 17. The ‘Cats fell short to the Huskies in an 80-69...

HITTING THREES — The Wildcats hit 19 three pointers to sweep the weekend against GLIAC opponents Parkside and Purdue Northwest.

Men’s Basketball ranks No. 1 in Midwest after weekend sweep

Chloe Everson February 15, 2024

The Northern Michigan men’s basketball team hosted GLIAC opponent, the Parkside Rangers on Thursday, Feb. 8 and the Purdue Northwest Pride on Saturday, Feb. 10. Both games ended in Wildcat success with...

Najashi Tolefree celebrates with Max Weisbrod.

Men’s Basketball heats up on winning streak heading into away series

Lily Gouin January 19, 2024

NMU men's basketball is on a winning streak as they head to Purdue Northwest and Parkside this weekend. NMU, Purdue Northwest and Parkside are all unranked heading into the weekend. The Wildcats are coming...

AND ONE - Freshman Dylan Kuehl hits a free-throw after a tough foul. NMU heads home after this weekend for a four-game stand in the Berry.

Men’s Basketball: NMU wins 2 in a row after tough loss

Chris Anderson December 6, 2022

After back-to-back losses, the men's basketball team bounced back with two dominating wins over quality opponents. One of the losses came against the St. Cloud State team that was undermatched with NMU...

HEADING INTO GLIAC PLAY—NMU mens forward John Kerr hammers down a dunk during the Wildcats exhibition win over Bay College on Oct. 28, 2021.

Max Bjorklund picked preseason GLIAC Player of the Year as 2022-23 season kicks off

Chris Anderson November 14, 2022

Last season was a great one for men's basketball as they ended the season on a 9-game win streak that took them all the way to the GLIAC championship game against Davenport University. Unfortunately, they...

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...

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