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NKU guard Marques Warrick (3) drives to the lane against Detroit Mercy on Thursday in the Horizon League Tournament quarterfinals.

Men’s basketball advances to Horizon League semifinals

Brendan Connelly, Assistant Sports Editor March 3, 2022

The men’s basketball team advanced to their fourth straight Horizon League tournament semifinals and fifth in six years, beating the Detroit Mercy Titans 77-59 on Thursday night. After getting swept...

NKU forward Grayson Rose and the NKU bench celebrate during the Norse win over Detroit Mercy.

Norse advance to Horizon League quarterfinals with win over Detroit Mercy

Matthew Dietz, Editor-in-Chief March 1, 2022

NKU women’s basketball head coach Camryn Whitaker has seen her fair share of postseason basketball, both as a player and as a coach, and understands what it takes to win when the calendar flips to...

NKU guard Khamari Mitchell-Steen goes up for a layup against Detroit Mercy on Saturday.

NKU women’s basketball caps regular season with win

Brendan Connelly, Assistant Sports Editor February 26, 2022

The NKU women’s basketball team celebrated senior day on Saturday afternoon, beating the Detroit Mercy Titans 67-44. The win secures the Norse’s first 20-win season in two years, moving to 20-7...

NKU guard Marques Warrick (3) drives against Detroit Mercy on Saturday. Warrick finished with 17 points in the loss.

Norse end homestand with 74-68 loss to Detroit Mercy

Matthew Dietz, Editor-in-Chief February 5, 2022

With both teams playing for the second time in as many days, the Detroit Mercy Titans came into BB&T Arena and defeated the Northern Kentucky Norse 74-68, snapping the Norse six-game winning streak....

The starters for the NKU mens soccer team are introduced before their match against Detroit Mercy on Saturday.

Norse win in dramatic overtime battle against Detroit Mercy

Kyle Neace, Contributor October 9, 2021

Competing against a conference opponent is always going to be a tough game. However, on Saturday, the Northern Kentucky men's soccer team was able to pull out a close win in overtime, defeating Detroit...

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

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

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

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 win over Detroit Mercy in Horizon League Tournament quarterfinals

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

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.
Mens 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

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 Womens 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. 
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