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NKU women’s soccer cruises past UIC in Horizon League Tournament semifinal

NKU men’s team advances to final due to COVID-19
Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor April 12, 2021

On a chilly and rainy afternoon at NKU Soccer Stadium, the Northern Kentucky women’s soccer team continued their defensive brilliance that they have consistently brought in 2021, defeating the UIC Flames...

NKU players celebrate the dramatic win over Detroit Mercy in the Horizon League quarterfinals.

NKU falls short in bid for third straight Horizon League Tournament title, falling to Oakland in semifinals

Norse end the 2020-21 season with 69-58 loss
Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor March 9, 2021

The Northern Kentucky men’s basketball team, winners of the previous two Horizon League Tournament championships, were denied in their quest for a three-peat on Monday night, falling to the Oakland Golden...

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...

Lindsey Duvall shoots a free throw during NKU's win over Robert Morris in the first round of the Horizon League Tournament on Thursday.

NKU WBB advances to quarterfinals behind Duvall’s career-high 29 points

Norse will battle Wright State on Tuesday
Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor February 26, 2021

There is an old adage in basketball that goes “it is hard to beat a team three times in a year,” but the Northern Kentucky women’s basketball team did not seem to let that affect them on Thursday...

Dantez Walton (32) goes up for a lay up during the Semi-Final game of the Horizon League Tournament against Green Bay. The Norse defeated Green Bay 80-69 and move on the face UIC in the final round of the Horizon League Tournament.

NKU men’s basketball team advances to Horizon League Finals

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor March 10, 2020
NKU men's basketball team survived and advances to the final round of the Horizon League tournament after defeating the Green Bay Phoenix 80-69. NKU took dominated the last five minutes of the game propelling them into their 11 point win. Redshirt junior guard Jalen Tate scored 23 points, shooting 10-of-15 from the free throw line.
Women's Basketball Head Coach Camryn Whitaker exits the arena following the 49-50 loss to Green bay in the Semi-Final game of the Horizon League Tournament.

NKU women’s basketball season ends due to last second basket

The 2019-20 team is the first in NKU DI history to achieve a 20-win season.
Sierra Newton, Sports Editor March 9, 2020
NKU women's basketball team put on a show at Indiana Farmers Coliseum Monday afternoon. The Norse end their season 20-12 after falling to the Green Bay Phoenix 50-49 in the Horizon League semifinals. 

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.

NKU men’s basketball ends regular season second in the Horizon League, 64-62

Matthew Dietz, Contributor February 29, 2020
The Wright State Raiders men’s basketball team defeated the Northern Kentucky Norse 64-62 on Friday night, writing another chapter in what has become a storied rivalry in the Horizon League.  With the victory, Wright State has clinched the regular-season championship in the Horizon League standings, earning the number-one seed in the Horizon League Tournament.
Drew McDonald (34) cheers on the fans before the start of halftime during the homecoming game against Oakland. The Norse defeated Oakland 79-64.

March Madness: Norse basketball projected 14 seed

Nick Porras, Contributor February 14, 2019

In the most recent bracketology done by ESPN bracketologist Joe Lunardi, the Norse men’s basketball team finds themselves as a 14-seed in the South region. Lunardi has them playing in the east region...

Haley Libs (4) and Ashton Terrill (6) fight to save a ball during the game against Oakland.

Norse fall to Green Bay in HLVB Championship Finals

Hailey Libs and Natalie Hardig were selected to the All-Tournament Team
Jasmine Smart, Reporter November 19, 2018

The NKU women’s volleyball team fell to the Green Bay Phoenix in three sets (25-22, 27-25, 25-19) at the 2018 Horizon League Volleyball Championship on Sunday afternoon. With the loss, the Norse drop...

Laura Crawford (12) cheers after a Norse point.

Norse volleyball survives and advances to HLVC Semifinals

The Norse hit 20 wins for the second time since transitioning to Division I
Jasmine Smart, Reporter November 16, 2018

The NKU women’s volleyball team won a five-set thriller (25-21, 21-25, 22-25, 25-14, 15-9) over Wright State in the Horizon League Volleyball Championship Tournament quarterfinals on Friday afternoon....

Ashton Terrill (6) celebrates after a Norse point during the game against Oakland.

Preview: 2018 Horizon League Volleyball Tournament

19-8 overall record, 11-5 Horizon (2nd)
Mike Canizales, Sports Editor November 16, 2018

After recording their highest finish in conference play and tieing Cleveland State for second place, the Norse will enter the 2018 Horizon League Volleyball Tournament as the No. 3 seed and will begin...

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