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NKU Womens Basketball huddling up during NKUs tournament win against McNeese State on March 20, 2014. The A-SUN has changed their rules allowing all schools championship eligible in 2014.

Atlantic Sun eligibity rules changed in favor of NKU

Carrie Crotzer, Sports Editor August 20, 2014

For the first time since joining Division I athletics, NKU is eligible for postseason athletic play. For the past two years NKU hasn’t been eligible for postseason athletic play because the NCAA’s...

Looking back at D-I, A-Sun debut

Kyle Biggs, Staff writer April 18, 2013

Basketball teams surpass expectations despite early struggles With both the men’s and women’s NCAA championship games completed, the college basketball season has come to a close. For Northern...

Cross country team notices change in competition

Erin Pierce, Contributing Writer September 27, 2012

Northern Kentucky University is well into the first semester, meaning that its athletes have had some experience with NCAA Division I under their belts. Before the official kickoff of the season had even...

Volleyball team coasting through D-I

Volleyball team coasting through D-I

Stephen Wilder, Sports editor September 13, 2012

Experience and chemistry have led Northern Kentucky University’s women’s volleyball team to a 9-1 record, in the team’s first season as a Division I member. Head coach Liz Hart said the Norse’s...

Student athletes embrace Division I

Brook Clifford, Staff Writer August 30, 2012

When Northern Kentucky University transitioned from Division II to Division I it affected the university as a whole, however most athletes feel like nothing has really changed for them. “The transition...

Norse teams split doubleheader

Norse teams split doubleheader

Stephen Wilder, Sports editor January 18, 2012

More than halfway through the season, Northern Kentucky University’s men’s and women’s teams battled conference rival Bellarmine on Monday night and had different outcomes. The women’s team earned...

D-I: Directors explain both sides of move

Stephen Wilder, Stephen Wilder, and Stephen Wilder October 5, 2011

As Northern Kentucky University prepares to make the switch to Division I, athletic directors from other current D-I schools say that NKU may face challenges while reaping the rewards of being a premiere...

Eleby makes good on second chance

John Minor January 26, 2011

The starting point guard for the Northern Kentucky University men’s basketball team has been a huge contributor in just his first season. Leading the team in points, rebounds and assists, Malcolm...

Largest crowd in program history for Norse basketball

Nick Jones November 1, 2010

The Northern Kentucky University men's basketball team played in front of the largest crowed in team history in the brand new KFC Yum! Center, the new home of the Louisville Cardinals on Sunday afternoon....

Soccer stadium dedicated

Nick Jones September 22, 2010

Northern Kentucky University hosted the dedication of the new NKU Soccer Stadium while the men’s and women’s soccer teams hosted Ashland University on Sept. 19. The dedication of the field took...

Cover Story: What

Tim Owens November 11, 2009

Students, Norse sports fans and faculty are going to have wait a little longer for Northern Kentucky University to go Division I.

It's going to be a long road for the Division II school to make the jump, and not all of it is under its control.

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