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NKU MBB losing streak falls to four following loss against IUPUI

David Böhm (13) attempts a jumper against IUPUI.
The Jaguars completed the two-game sweep over the Norse on Saturday
January 16, 2021

In yet another closely contested game for the Northern Kentucky Norse men’s basketball team, the IUPUI Jaguars finished off a two-game sweep of the Norse at BB&T Arena, winning on Saturday night...

IUPUI beats NKU MBB in first game of the weekend behind Burk’s 27 points

IUPUI beats NKU MBB in first game of the weekend behind Burk’s 27 points
Marcus Burk was 6-7 from three in the Jaguars’ victory
January 15, 2021

IUPUI senior guard Marcus Burk proved why he is considered one of the most prolific scorers in the Horizon League on Friday night at BB&T Arena, pouring in 27 points to lead the Jaguars past the Northern...

NKU MBB and WBB will play remainder of the 2020-21 season without fans at games

The exterior of BB&T Arena.
The decision comes from the Horizon League Board of Directors
January 8, 2021

On Friday, the Horizon League Board of Directors announced that it has made the decision to hold the remaining Horizon League men’s and women’s basketball games without spectators in attendance at...

Warrick knocks down winning shot in final seconds to lead NKU MBB to 70-68 win over Purdue Fort Wayne

Trevon Faulkner (12) drives past a Purdue Fort Wayne defender. The Norse would defeat the Mastodons 70-68.
Norse improve to 3-1 in Horizon League action with the victory
January 2, 2021

With Saturday night’s game tied at 68 with just 14 seconds remaining, Northern Kentucky men’s basketball Head Coach Darrin Horn put the ball in the hands of his poised freshman guard Marques Warrick...

NKU MBB improves to 2-1 in Horizon League; NKU WBB loses tough one to second-ranked Louisville

NKU breaks a huddle during their win against Purdue Fort Wayne at BB&T Arena.
Both teams will be in action tomorrow at BB&T Arena
January 1, 2021

In their first game back since pausing basketball activities on Dec. 22 due to COVID-19 complications, the Northern Kentucky men’s basketball team picked up a 75-68 victory over the Purdue Fort Wayne...

NKU MBB pauses basketball activities due to positive COVID-19 test

NKU and BB&T Arena are offering fans the opportunity to buy a cardboard cutout of themselves to place in the stands during home games.
Team’s upcoming weekend series against Oakland cancelled
December 22, 2020

The Northern Kentucky Norse men’s basketball team is pausing team activities after a positive COVID-19 test was detected within the program’s Tier 1 personnel. A statement put out by NKU Athletics...

NKU MBB struggles in loss to Youngstown State; NKU WBB sweeps Purdue Fort Wayne

NKU MBB struggles in loss to Youngstown State; NKU WBB sweeps Purdue Fort Wayne
Poor shooting and defensive struggles were driving factors in loss
December 21, 2020

The Northern Kentucky Norse men’s basketball team struggled to stop Youngstown State forward Naz Bohannon on Sunday afternoon, as the Penguins went on to defeat the Norse 70-60 in the second game of...

NKU MBB begins Horizon League play with 79-64 victory over Youngstown State

Marques Warrick (3) looks for an open teammate in NKU's game against Youngstown State. Warrick finished with 18 points in the victory.
Norse improve to 1-0 in conference play with the win
December 19, 2020

After allowing a season-high 92 points in their loss to Kent State last Sunday, the Northern Kentucky Norse men’s basketball team stifled the Youngstown State Penguins on the defensive end on Saturday...

NKU WBB defeats Robert Morris again; NKU MBB falls to Kent State

NKU WBB defeats Robert Morris again; NKU MBB falls to Kent State
WBB improves to 2-4, MBB is now 2-3
December 13, 2020

The Northern Kentucky women’s basketball team defeated the Robert Morris Colonials for the second straight game on Sunday afternoon, capping a two-game weekend sweep with the 62-50 victory. With the...

NKU WBB earns first victory of the season in blowout win over Robert Morris

Guard Lindsey Duvall (5) drives to the hoop against a Robert Morris defender. Duvall finished the game with 21 points and 13 rebounds.
Norse improve to 1-4 on the season following the victory
December 12, 2020

The Northern Kentucky Norse women’s basketball team defeated the Robert Morris Colonials, 61-33 on Saturday, earning their first win of the 2020-21 season. The Norse were led offensively by redshirt...

Juniors lead the way as NKU MBB defeats Tennessee Tech to improve to 2-0 on the season; WBB falls to 0-3

Adrian Nelson (4) shoots over a Tennessee Tech defender. Nelson finished with 10 points and 14 rebounds.
NKU basketball teams trending in opposite directions early in the season
December 3, 2020

  Five players scored in double figures as the Northern Kentucky Norse men’s basketball team defeated the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles by a score of 74-65 on Thursday night. Junior point...

NKU WBB falls to Akron, Marques Warrick named Freshman of the Week for MBB

NKU WBB falls to Akron, Marques Warrick named Freshman of the Week for MBB
Updates on what is happening around WBB and MBB programs
December 1, 2020

The NKU women’s basketball team suffered a loss to the Akron Zips on Tuesday night, losing by a score of 70-60. Despite out-rebounding Akron by a wide margin, the Norse struggled to generate consistent...

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