Jeremy Reid: March 2011 Archives
Members of the local community had the opportunity to meet new NIU men's basketball head coach Mark Montgomery on Monday night at "Mark Madness" at the NIU Convocation Center. The DeKalb Daily Chronicle spoke to Montgomery following the event to get his reaction to the response he has received from the community. The Daily Chronicle's Ryan Wood also wrote about the excitement the community had for the new head coach.
Montgomery was introduced yesterday as the new head coach of the NIU men's
basketball program. Read the official announcement and watch the archive of the
introductory press conference. See what Montgomery's colleagues and former
players have to say about the hire on the Montgomery Fact Sheet.
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.
Before NIU basketball signee Zach Miller plays for the Huskies at the Convocation Center this fall, Miller will help lead his Glenbard East High School team at the Convo tonight. Miller and the Rams will take on Rockford Auburn in the 4A Super-Sectional at 8 p.m. In the Sectional Final, Miller scored 22 points and dished out 12 assists as Glenbard East defeated East Aurora 80-62.
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