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NKU men’s basketball team advances to Horizon League Finals

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.

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.

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

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.

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. 

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

Dantez Walton (32) talks with Men's Basketball Head Coach Darrin Horn  during a free throw during the game against Wright State. The Norse fell to Wright State 64-62 during the final home game of the season.

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.

March Madness: Norse basketball projected 14 seed

Drew McDonald (34) cheers on the fans before the start of halftime during the homecoming game against Oakland. The Norse defeated Oakland 79-64.

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 with their opening round in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The opponent offers the most intrigue as Lunardi has th...

Norse fall to Green Bay in HLVB Championship Finals

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

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 to 21-9 overall and the Phoenix move to 20-10 on the season. This will be the first time since 2003 th...

Norse volleyball survives and advances to HLVC Semifinals

Laura Crawford (12) cheers after a Norse point.

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. The victory places the Norse in the HLVC semifinals against the no. 2 seed Cleveland State Vikings ...

Preview: 2018 Horizon League Volleyball Tournament

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

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 play with a quarterfinal matchup against the No. 6 seed Wright State Raiders on Friday, Nov. 16. ...

Libs named Horizon League Offensive Player of the Week

Haley Libs (4) jumps to hit a ball during the game against Oakland. Libs had 14 kills during the game.

Mike Canizales, Sports Editor

November 13, 2018

After recording back-to-back double-doubles and helping the Norse to their highest conference finish (2nd place) since transitioning to Division I, senior standout Haley Libs was named the Horizon League Offensive Player of the Week. "I'm very excited Haley that closed out the regular season of her s...

Norse win six straight, clinch tournament berth

Haley Libs (4) celebrates after a Norse point during the game against Green Bay.

Jasmine Smart, Reporter

November 11, 2018

NKU women’s volleyball team finished off their regular season play with back-to-back wins against Oakland University and Cleveland State on Friday and Saturday night. With the victories, the Norse recorded their highest finish in conference play and tied Cleveland State for second place in the r...

Norse fall to UIC in regular season finale

Rizwaan Dharsey (23) talks to Calvin Murphy (18) after the loss to UK.

Mike Canizales, Sports Editor

November 3, 2018

The NKU men's soccer team needed a win and a Milwaukee tie/loss at Wright State to have any chance of qualifying (top six teams) for the Horizon League Men’s Soccer Championship tournament on Monday, Nov. 5, but ultimately fell to the Flames 3-0 on Friday afternoon. "It's certainly not the out...

Norse fall in Horizon League Quarterfinal

Samantha Duwel (27) reacts to the 2-1 loss to Oakland during the Quarter Final match of the Horizon League Women's Soccer Tournament.

Mike Canizales, Sports Editor

October 30, 2018

Though they took an early 1-0 lead just four minutes into match play, the NKU women's soccer team were unable to put anything else together as they fell to Oakland 2-1 in the Horizon League Tournament quarterfinals game on Monday evening. With the loss, the Norse finish their season 10-6-1, ...

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