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NKU midfielder Ashleigh Cronin (5) goes for the ball during NKU's 1-0 win on Thursday night.

NKU women’s soccer dominates Detroit Mercy en route to 1-0 win

Lydia Self nets the game winner in Horizon League opener
Brendan Connelly, Assistant Sports Editor September 16, 2021

The NKU women’s soccer team defeated the University of Detroit Mercy Titans 1-0 on Thursday night at the NKU Soccer Stadium. With the win, the Norse are now 3-3-2 overall, and 1-0 in Horizon League...

David Bӧhm tips the ball toward the basket, eventually scoring the game winner at the buzzer to lift the Norse over Detroit Mercy.

David Bӧhm’s journey from the Czech Republic to NKU postseason hero

The story of how the Norse forward found his college home
Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor June 6, 2021

It was the shot and the moment that will likely be remembered for a long time as the play of the year for the 2020-21 NKU men’s basketball team.  With the seconds ticking down on the clock during...

David Bӧhm tips the ball toward the basket, eventually scoring the game winner at the buzzer to lift the Norse over Detroit Mercy.

Böhm’s buzzer beater gives NKU 70-69 over Detroit Mercy in Horizon League Tournament quarterfinals

Norse now head to Indianapolis for semifinals
Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor March 3, 2021

  It was an ending almost too storybook (or chaotic) to be true. The Northern Kentucky Norse men’s basketball team trailed by one, 69-68, and had the ball with just eight seconds remaining...

Women’s basketball starts Horizon League tournament with a 94-47 statement

Four Norse score in double digits.
Sierra Newton, Sports Editor March 4, 2020
NKU women's basketball team opened up the first round of Horizon League tournament play with a whopping 47 point win over Detroit Mercy. Four Norse brought in double digit performances.
Men's Basketball Head Coach Darrin Horn talks to players during a timeout during the homecoming game against Detroit Mercy.  The Norse defeated Detroit 84-65 on Saturday night.

Homecoming Clash ends with a 19 point win for NKU

Kyle Wade, Copy Editor February 9, 2020
The Norse pulled the curtains on homecoming week with a victory over the Detroit Mercy Titans at the BB&T Arena Saturday night in front of a crowd of 6,231, including 1,173 students.  The 17-7 homecoming-Norse came out victorious with their fourth straight win with a final score of 84-65 over the 6-18 Titans. NKU remains second in conference trailing Wright State after a 9-1 run in their last 10 games.
NKU Basketball second in the Horizon League

NKU Basketball second in the Horizon League

Both teams head into second round of conference play on top.
Sierra Newton, Sports Editor February 5, 2020
NKU basketball is on a roll right now. For the first time in the program’s Division I NCAA history, the women’s team is tied for second in the Horizon League, coming off a win streak of four. The men’s team now has their whole roster playing together at full health, are tied for second and are on a two-game winning streak. Good luck coming up with a better way to start off homecoming week!
NKU Women's basketball ends weekend 2-0 with Detroit Mercy win

NKU Women’s basketball ends weekend 2-0 with Detroit Mercy win

Ty DeBonis, Reporter January 26, 2020
The Northern Kentucky women’s basketball team collected their second win of the weekend on Saturday. The Norse won by a score of 72-60 against Detroit Mercy, with the victory the Norse improve to 11-9 on the season. 
Shawna Zaken (8) shoots during the game against Detroit Mercy. She had one goal for the Norse during the game.

With OT victory over Detroit Mercy, women’s soccer 7-3-1

Aric France, Reporter October 3, 2018
The NKU women’s soccer team won in dramatic fashion Sunday night, after Samantha Duwel netted the game winning goal in the 104th minute of double overtime, scoring a 3-2 victory over Detroit Mercy Titans.
Drew McDonald (34) claps after a score by NKU.

Norse escape Detroit thanks to last second basket

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor January 7, 2018
A Lavone Holland two-point jumper lifted the Northern Kentucky men's basketball team over Detroit Mercy 56-54 on the road Sunday afternoon.
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