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NKU basketball speaks on systemic racism, reflects on change

Chalk writing leftover from a protest against the Breonna Taylor court decision.
NKU athletes reflect on using their platform to make a difference
November 2, 2020

In recent months, there have been many senseless acts of violence against Black people in the United States that have sparked protests in cities across the country. These protests have led to discussions...

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

Men's and women's basketball will not play in front of fans through at least December.
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...

After 50 years, NKU athletics continues to thrive

Regents Hall serves as a multi-purpose venue for athletics and other events on campus
NKU is celebrating the 50th anniversary of athletics in 2020
October 27, 2020

As Northern Kentucky University tries to navigate this health crisis, it also is celebrating. It is celebrating 50 years of NKU Athletics, and there are a few accolades to celebrate. Two national championships...

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...

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