Former Huskies basketball player T.J. Lux, the all-time
leading scorer in NIU basketball history, was recently named boys basketball
head coach at Merrillville High School in his hometown of Merrillville, Ind.
Lux, who graduated from Merrillville in 1995, had been an assistant for the
Pirates for the last three seasons. Lux scored 1,996 points in his career at
NIU and was a three-time Academic All-American.