Northern Illinois Huskies basketball

Northern Illinois Huskies basketball history

Northern Illinois University (DeKalb, IL)
Convocation Center
Mid-American Conference (MAC)

Current head coach: Rashon Burno (2021-)

  • Assoc. HC: Shane Southwell (2022-)
  • Asst: Drew Gladstone (2021-)
  • Asst: Drew Kelly (2022-)
  • DBO: Jacob Kurtz (2022-)

Post-Season:

  • National Championships:  0
  • Final Four Appearances:  0
  • Sweet Sixteen Appearances:  0
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances:  3  (1982, 1991, 1996)
  • NCAAT Overall Record:  0-3
  • NIT Championships:  0
  • NIT Appearances:  0
  • NIT Overall Record:  0-0
  • Vegas 16 Appearances:  1  (2016)
  • Vegas 16 Overall Record:  0-1
  • NCAA Division II Tournament Appearances:  1  (1958)
  • NCAA Division II Tournament Overall Record:  0-2

Conference Titles (IIAC, Midwestern, Summit, Horizon, MAC):

Award Winners:




Northern Illinois head coaches:

Coach Tenure Record Conf. Titles NCAA Apps. Nat. Champ
Rashon Burno 2021-Pres 9-21 0 0 0
Lamar Chapman (int.) 2021 2-9 0 0 0
Mark Montgomery 2011-21 124-170 1 0 0
Ricardo Patton 2007-11 35-83 0 0 0
Rob Judson 2001-07 74-101 1 0 0
Andy Greer (int.) 2000-01 4-17 0 0 0
Brian Hammel 1991-2000 117-138 0 1 0
Jim Molinari 1989-91 42-17 1 1 0
Jim Rosborough 1986-89 28-56 0 0 0
John McDougal 1976-86 136-141 1 1 0
Emory Luck 1973-76 21-53 0 0 0
Tom Jorgensen 1966-73 95-71 1 0 0
Ev Cochrane 1963-66 33-34 0 0 0
William Healey 1954-63 96-94 0 1^ 0
Gilman Hertz 1950-54 35-44 0 0 0
Gilbert Wilson 1949-50 4-17 0 0 0
Gene Fekete 1948-49 10-11 0 0 0
Ralph McKinzie 1940-48 94-56 2^ 0 0
George “Chick” Evans 1929-40 125-93 2^ 0 0
Roland Cowell 1926-29 40-14 0
William Muir 1923-26 34-11 0
Milo Oakland 1920-23 25-18 0
Ralph Wagner 1918-20 13-10
William Wirtz 1910-18 57-31
Nelson A. Kellogg 1906-10 17-27
Harry Sauthoft 1905-06 7-2
John L. Keith 1900-02, 04-05 13-7
William Crocker 1903-04 3-7
Fred Charles 1902-03 2-1

Key: Conf. Titles= Regular Season only, NCAA Apps= NCAA Tournament Appearances, Nat. Champ= NCAA Tournament Champions


^ These conference titles and tournament appearance came when the Northern Illinois program was at the Division II level; NIU moved up to Division I prior to the 1967-68 season

NOTE: Overall program records on this page do not include anything later vacated by the NCAA.