DeKALB – Northern Illinois University Athletics will host its fifth annual awards banquet, “The Victors,” at 7 p.m. Monday, April 28, at DeKalb’s historic Egyptian Theatre. The red-carpet event is open to the public and fans can help choose the play of the year as the Huskies celebrate their academic and athletic achievements.
Play of the Year is solely determined by fan vote. Voting closes at 5 p.m. Thursday, April 25.
The top plays are baseball’s MAC West-clinching win at Ball State, Jordan Threloff’s game-winning shot vs. Eastern Michigan, Alexis Lindstrom’s MAC Tournament-record nine three-pointers at Eastern Michigan and Jimmie Ward’s one-handed interception at Toledo to help clinch a fourth-straight MAC West title.