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NKU MBB losing streak falls to four following loss against IUPUI

David Böhm (13) attempts a jumper against IUPUI.
The Jaguars completed the two-game sweep over the Norse on Saturday
January 16, 2021

In yet another closely contested game for the Northern Kentucky Norse men’s basketball team, the IUPUI Jaguars finished off a two-game sweep of the Norse at BB&T Arena, winning on Saturday night...

IUPUI beats NKU MBB in first game of the weekend behind Burk’s 27 points

IUPUI beats NKU MBB in first game of the weekend behind Burk’s 27 points
Marcus Burk was 6-7 from three in the Jaguars’ victory
January 15, 2021

IUPUI senior guard Marcus Burk proved why he is considered one of the most prolific scorers in the Horizon League on Friday night at BB&T Arena, pouring in 27 points to lead the Jaguars past the Northern...

NKU MBB and WBB will play remainder of the 2020-21 season without fans at games

The exterior of BB&T Arena.
The decision comes from the Horizon League Board of Directors
January 8, 2021

On Friday, the Horizon League Board of Directors announced that it has made the decision to hold the remaining Horizon League men’s and women’s basketball games without spectators in attendance at...

NKU MBB improves to 2-1 in Horizon League; NKU WBB loses tough one to second-ranked Louisville

NKU breaks a huddle during their win against Purdue Fort Wayne at BB&T Arena.
Both teams will be in action tomorrow at BB&T Arena
January 1, 2021

In their first game back since pausing basketball activities on Dec. 22 due to COVID-19 complications, the Northern Kentucky men’s basketball team picked up a 75-68 victory over the Purdue Fort Wayne...

NKU MBB begins Horizon League play with 79-64 victory over Youngstown State

Marques Warrick (3) looks for an open teammate in NKU's game against Youngstown State. Warrick finished with 18 points in the victory.
Norse improve to 1-0 in conference play with the win
December 19, 2020

After allowing a season-high 92 points in their loss to Kent State last Sunday, the Northern Kentucky Norse men’s basketball team stifled the Youngstown State Penguins on the defensive end on Saturday...

NKU athletics announces no fans at home games through at least December

NKU is pausing basketball activities until further notice.
NKU basketball will not allow spectators at BB&T Arena amid COVID-19
November 2, 2020

On Monday, Northern Kentucky University Athletics officially announced that there will be no spectators permitted at men’s and women’s home basketball games through at least Dec. 31, 2020.  The...

NKU commit Isaiah Mason talks recruiting process during COVID-19

Isaiah Mason in a previous game.
October 25, 2020

COVID-19 has affected all aspects of life and the college basketball recruiting business is no exception. The recruiting process of talking to coaches, visiting and receiving information about potential...

NKU WBB adds Anthony Epps to coaching staff

NKU WBB adds Anthony Epps to coaching staff
July 19, 2020

The NKU Women’s basketball team has added former University of Kentucky basketball player Anthony Epps as an assistant coach, the team announced in a press release on Wednesday. In 2019-20, Epps was...

Fall sports delayed to October 1

The exterior of BB&T Arena.
July 16, 2020

On Thursday, the Horizon League Council officially decided to postpone the beginning of fall sports competition until October 1. The League and its Council members came to the decision with the interest...

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

Four Norse score in double digits.
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.

Glick’s Senior Day ends in NKU win, 65-63

Molly Glick (24) reacts with Grayson Rose (10) following the game against IUPUI. The Norse defeated first ranked team IUPUI 65-62 on Saturday Afternoon.
NKU breaks IUPUI 13 game win streak.
February 15, 2020
NKU women's basketball team snapped IUPUI Jaguars 13 game win streak Saturday afternoon at BB&T Arena. The 65-63 win places NKU in a tie for second place with Wright State. The Norse are 10-5 in conference and 16-10 overall.

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.
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!
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