12   Danny Pulliam
Danny Pulliam

RS Senior

Indianapolis, Ind.

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Huskies Back on the Road to Northern Iowa

NIU takes hot offense and defense to Cedar Falls


Complete Game Leads Huskies Over SIUE, 69-47

Huskies force 20 turnovers; Amanda Corral scored 26 to help NIU to 53-percent shooting night


Huskies, Hoops for Soups and SIUE Set for Wednesday Night

NIU and Cougars will tip at 7 p.m. in Hoops for Soups promotion


Huskies Fall at the Wire to Mizzou, 47-44

NIU and the Tigers were tied 42-42 with under two minute left as last NIU shot was blocked


Huskies Resume Play at Missouri Sunday

NIU will play its first game in 14 days against SEC foe


NIU-Valparaiso Highlights

Highlights from the Huskies 65-50 loss versus Valparaiso. NIU shot 50-percent in the second half.


NIU-Illinois State Highlights

Highlights from NIU's season-opening win over Illinois State, 55-51. Freshman Kelly Smith scored 17-points to lead the Huskies in scoring. It was NIU's first season-opening win since 2009.


Women's Basketball Partakes in #Layup4Lauren

The NIU women's basketball team took part in the #Layup4Lauren Challenge Wednesday morning, honoring Lauren Hill of Mount Saint Joseph's fight for Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG). For more information, visit LayupForLauren.com


NIU-WMU Highlights

Highlights from the Huskies 59-51 over Western Michigan on Senior Day


NIU-Toledo Highlights

Highlights from the Huskies-Rockets overtime bout February 27, 2014, in which NIU defeated Toledo, 68-59. Northern Illinois outscored Toledo in the final 11 minutes of the game -- including overtime -- 28-12.


NIU falls to Valparaiso, 65-50

A second half surge by NIU wasn't enough as it outscored the Crusaders in the period, 35-27.


NIU defeats Illinois State, 55-51

The Huskies picked up their first season-opening win since 2009 over the Redbirds, 55-51


NIU defeats Toledo in Overtime, 68-59

The Huskies outscored the Rockets 28-12 in the final 11 minutes of the game earn its first win over Toledo since 2011.


NIU defeats Kent State, 65-43

The Northern Illinois women's basketball earned a complete team win over the Golden Flashes to improve to 4-4 in the MAC.


Northern Illinois falls to Buffalo, 63-52

Photos from the Huskies first home MAC loss against the Bulls.

• Graduate student, looking to finish Master's in Sports Management in May 2015
• Completed her first full season after returning from two micro fracture surgeries in 2011-12 and 2012-13
[STORY] Nov. 8, 2013 - Pulliam Back After Long Rehab Road (Daily Chronicle): http://bit.ly/Pulliam

•Appeared in all 30 contests for the Huskies, starting the final 27 games of the season
• Averaged 9.1 points, 2.9 assists and 3.2 rebounds per game
• Reached double-figures in points 15 times
• Led the Huskies in scoring in six different games this season
• Led team in assists last year (88) with an assist/turnover ratio of 1.5
• Recorded at least one assist in 28 games, including a streak of 26-straight games
• Registered six blocks and 24 steals as well
• Team leader in free throw percentage (.733, 55-of-75)
• Accounted for 18 points to set a season and career-high at Central Michigan (Jan. 15)
• Was one rebound shy of her first career double-double as she scored 16 points at Miami (Ohio) (Jan. 18)
• Distributed a season-high seven assists with zero turnovers at Toledo while scoring 13 points in (Jan. 9)
• Also attempted a layup at the buzzer to send the game to overtime, but caromed off the rim
• Hit the game-tying layup in the second meeting with the Rockets, helping defeat UT in overtime, 68-59 (Feb. 27)
• Went 10-for-15 at the free throw line at Illinois State, finishing with 16 points to defeat the Redbirds, 57-52 (Dec. 5)
• Had best three-point shooting night at Central Michigan, hitting 4-of-6 shots attempted (Jan. 15)
• Recorded a season-high four steals in NIU's 77-54 victory over Eastern Michigan (Jan. 12)
• Made first start of the season versus Bradley on Nov. 21, helping NIU to a 63-60 triumph

• Only appeared in seven games and started three contests before suffering a season ending injury
• Scored eight points on 3-of-5 shooting in 20 minutes at Morehead State (Nov. 18)
• Logged a season-high 27 minutes at Bradley (Nov. 28), scoring six points with a season high five rebounds and two assists.

• Season was cut short with a torn meniscus and micro fracture surgery in her right knee after playing her final game of the season at Illinois State (11/26/11)
• Averaged 25.8 minutes in five games
• Against Western Illinois (11/16/11) posted her shortened season's best with 12 points on 3-of-14 shooting with three assists, three steals, and career-high eight rebounds in 40 minutes
• Also made a career-high six free throws vs. WIU
• Scored and grabbed a rebound in each game she played while recording three or more assists in four of five
• Racked up eight steals in five games, including three in each of the first two games
• Started all five games
• Converted all but one of her nine free throw attempts.

• Played in all 30 games and made 24 starts, averaging 27.1 minutes per game
• Made Huskie debut at Minnesota (11-13-10), netting four points, four assists, three steals, and two rebounds
• Was third in the team with 61 assists and 29 steals
• Ranked fourth on the team with 92 rebounds
• Played a season-high 41 minutes at Kent State (1-26-11) and at Western Michigan (2-22-11), scoring four and nine points, respectively
• Converted a season-high six of seven field goal attempts vs. Illinois State (1-3-11), scoring a season-high 15 points in 19 minutes
• Had season-highs of five free throws made and six attempted at Temple (11-23-10)
• Pulled down a season-best six rebounds at Temple and vs. Eastern Michigan (1-5-11)
• Dished out a season-high eight assists vs. Western Michigan (1-15-11)
• Logged 30 or more minutes in 13 contests
• Grabbed five or more rebounds on nine occasions
• Had multiple steals nine times
• Scored in 24 of 30 appearances.

• Two-time team most valuable player won four letters on the court for Pike
• Named to the IBCA All-State Honorable Mention team as a senior
• Placed on Hoosier Basketball Magazine's list of top-60 seniors
• 2010 McDonald's All-American nominee
• Garnered All-County honors from the Marion County Coaches of Girls Sports Association after her senior year
• Garnered All-City honors playing for Covenant Christian as a sophomore.

• Daughter of Kimberly and Charles Pulliam
• Born March 25, 1992 in Indianapolis
• Aspires to coach basketball
• Coached and officiated a youth basketball league
• Enjoys video games, reading, shopping, and technology
• Admires NBA point guard Chris Paul
• Majoring in Family and Individual Development

Minutes: 41, twice, last; at Western Michigan (2/22/11)
Field Goals Made: 7, at Central Michigan (1/15/14)
Field Goals Attempted: 14, vs Western Illinois (11/16/11)
Three Pointers Made: 4, at Central Michigan (1/15/14)
Three Pointers Attempted: 6, at Central Michigan (1/15/14)
Free Throws Made: 10, at Illinois State (12/5/13)
Free Throws Attempted: 15, at Illinois State (12/5/13)
Rebounds: 9, at Miami (1/18/14)
Assists: 8, vs Western Michigan (1/15/11)
Blocks: 1, six times, last; at Western Michigan (2/1/14)
Steals: 4, vs Eastern Michigan (1/12/14)
Points: 18, at Central Michigan (1/15/14)


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