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Trevon Faulkner prepares himself to shoot free throws during NKU’s 78-76 overtime win over Detroit Mercy Sunday afternoon. Faulkner scored 14 points on the day, including a buzzer-beating three-pointer at the end of regulation to send the game into overtime.

Faulkner’s buzzer beater in regulation helps Norse get OT win over Detroit Mercy

Blake Lehmann, Sports Editor January 9, 2023

NKU men’s basketball coach Darrin Horn said earlier this year that Norse fans were “getting their money’s worth” when coming to Truist Arena for their games this year. He reiterated that sentiment...

Emmy Souder and Green Bay’s Jasmine Kondrakiewicz (21) go up for the tip-off at the beginning of Saturday’s game at Truist Arena. The Norse have lost two of their last three games, while the Phoenix have won their last nine.

Women’s basketball struggles to adapt offensively in loss against Green Bay

Blake Lehmann, Sports Editor January 8, 2023

Plagued by missed field goals, turnovers and points allowed in the paint, the NKU women’s basketball team fell in a matinee matchup Saturday afternoon to the Green Bay Phoenix by a score of 70-53. Ivy...

Marques Warrick drives to the basket for a layup with Oakland’s Keaton Hervey (1) tailing behind to attempt a block. Warrick played 34 minutes and led the scoring for the Norse with 16 points in NKU’s 64-63 loss.

Men’s basketball home winning streak snapped in heartbreaking fashion vs. Oakland

Blake Lehmann, Sports Editor January 7, 2023

In sports, much like life, all good things must come to an end, and the NKU men’s basketball team’s eight consecutive home game win streak is no exception as the Norse took a 64-63 loss against...

The Norse bench celebrates a play during NKU’s 66-60 comeback win over the Milwaukee Panthers Thursday night. After shooting just 19.4% from the field in the first half, the Norse roared back to shoot 17-for-30 for the remaining 20 minutes of the ballgame.

Davis’ big night spearheads Norse comeback in win over Milwaukee

Blake Lehmann, Sports Editor January 7, 2023

On a night that saw Lindsey Duvall and Ivy Turner honored for surpassing 1,000 points on their respective careers, a new face emerged to give the dynamic duo a bit of a reprieve. The NKU women’s...

Trey Robinson puts Wright States Brandon Noel (14) on a poster with a thunderous dunk in the first half of NKUs 78-64 win over the Raiders Thursday night. Robinson would score eight points and lead the team in steals with three.

Norse use lockdown defense, scoring clinic to come up with win over Wright State

Blake Lehmann, Sports Editor December 31, 2022

It’s safe to say that Darrin Horn’s squad took out some frustration in this one. Despite a blazing effort in the final 10 minutes of the second half to repeat last season’s Horizon League...

Norse guard Lindsey Duvall battles with Wright State’s Cara VanKempen (2) for positioning to grab a rebound. Duvall would record her seventh double-double of the year Wednesday night, scoring 25 points and grabbing 13 boards in NKU’s win over the Raiders.

Women’s basketball resumes Horizon League play with rout of Wright State

Blake Lehmann, Sports Editor December 29, 2022

The NKU women’s basketball team returned to their Horizon League schedule Wednesday night by renewing their rivalry with Wright State as they pulled out their second conference win of the year by...

Marques Warrick and Trevon Faulkner celebrate after a play during the 2022 Horizon League Championship game. The Norse enter their matchup with Wright State in a three-way tie for first in the Horizon League while Wright State is 0-2 in conference play.

Norse enter Horizon League Championship rematch vs. Wright State Thursday

Blake Lehmann, Sports Editor December 29, 2022

The NKU men’s basketball team puts their seven-game winning streak at home on the line Thursday as they resume Horizon League play, welcoming their biggest rival in Wright State through the doors of...

Norse mens basketball defeated the Miami Hamilton Harriers Sunday with an aggressive 81-41 win.

Men’s basketball steamrolls Miami Hamilton in 81-41 win

Blake Lehmann, Sports Editor December 19, 2022

The Northern Kentucky men’s basketball walked out of Truist Arena Sunday with their second consecutive win, taking a 22-point lead into halftime and never looking back as they downed the Miami Hamilton...

Norse won against Cleveland State Friday.

Robinson’s clutch goal seals the deal for Norse against Cleveland State

Blake Lehmann, Sports Editor October 17, 2022

Despite finding themselves down early in the first half, the Norse men’s soccer team rode on a pair of goals from senior forward Sam Robinson - including one in the final seconds of the game - to...

Photo provided by Jørgensen of himself playing

Jørgensen’s Journey: From injuries, surgery and COVID to captaincy

Emmanuelle Hewson, Contributor October 13, 2022

Stian Jørgensen, a native of Oslo, Norway, joined the NKU men's soccer team in 2018 as a central defender. The Norwegian’s love of soccer began at age five, with him crediting his love for the game...

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 Sam Vinson takes a shot against Purdue Fort Wayne.

Vinson and Warrick take home Horizon League awards

Matthew Dietz, Editor-in-Chief February 28, 2022

The Horizon League released its end of season awards for men’s basketball on Monday afternoon, and two members of the Norse took home individual awards. Freshman guard Sam Vinson was named the 2021-22...

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