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Warrick knocks down winning shot in final seconds to lead NKU MBB to 70-68 win over Purdue Fort Wayne

Trevon Faulkner (12) drives past a Purdue Fort Wayne defender. The Norse would defeat the Mastodons 70-68.
Norse improve to 3-1 in Horizon League action with the victory
January 2, 2021

With Saturday night’s game tied at 68 with just 14 seconds remaining, Northern Kentucky men’s basketball Head Coach Darrin Horn put the ball in the hands of his poised freshman guard Marques Warrick...

NKU MBB pauses basketball activities due to positive COVID-19 test

NKU and BB&T Arena are offering fans the opportunity to buy a cardboard cutout of themselves to place in the stands during home games.
Team’s upcoming weekend series against Oakland cancelled
December 22, 2020

The Northern Kentucky Norse men’s basketball team is pausing team activities after a positive COVID-19 test was detected within the program’s Tier 1 personnel. A statement put out by NKU Athletics...

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 WBB falls to Akron, Marques Warrick named Freshman of the Week for MBB

NKU WBB falls to Akron, Marques Warrick named Freshman of the Week for MBB
Updates on what is happening around WBB and MBB programs
December 1, 2020

The NKU women’s basketball team suffered a loss to the Akron Zips on Tuesday night, losing by a score of 70-60. Despite out-rebounding Akron by a wide margin, the Norse struggled to generate consistent...

NKU men’s basketball defeats Ball State in thriller to begin 2020-21 season

Marques Warrick (3) shoots during the game against Ball State. Warrick finished with 14 points.
Norse improve to 1-0 on the season with the victory
November 25, 2020

The Northern Kentucky Norse men’s basketball team defeated the Ball State Cardinals on Wednesday night 74-73, improving to 1-0 on the new season. For the Norse, junior guard Trevon Faulkner led...

Trevon Faulkner ready to lead NKU MBB as lone returning starter

Trevon Faulkner (12) stares down Antoine Davis (0) during the Horizon League Tournament game against Detroit Mercy. Faulkner had 1 steal on the game.
October 27, 2020

The Northern Kentucky men’s basketball team will have a much different look to it than last season, and with all the upheaval, the door is open for a new leader to emerge both on and off the court, and...

Ally Niece embraces leadership role entering junior season for NKU WBB

Ally Niece (25) waits to shoot a free throw the Semi-Final game of the Horizon League Tournament against Green Bay. Niece shot 3-of-3 from the line and had 20 points on the game.
October 27, 2020

As a point guard, Ally Niece has always known her role on the Northern Kentucky Women’s basketball team was to be a leader. Entering her junior season—a season that, due to COVID-19, promises to...

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...

How NKU is celebrating Pride Week digitally

Students walk through NKU's campus to celebrate Pride Week.
Several of NKU’s annual events will be online
April 13, 2020

Even though campus is closed, NKU’s Office of LGBTQ+ Programs and Services is still finding ways to celebrate Pride Week digitally with a series of online events.  The director of LGBTQ+ Programs...

All student organizations to cancel remaining semester events

The James C. and Rachel M. Votruba Student Union.
Student events, whether on or off campus, will no longer take place
March 13, 2020
All student organizations on campus have been asked to cancel all remaining events for the semester—whether on- or off-campus—according to an email from Sarah Aikman, director of the Student Union and University Center.

Provost announces more details on class transitions

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Provost Sue Ott Rowlands and President Ashish Vaidya made announcements regarding classes today
March 12, 2020

Following President Ashish Vaidya’s announcement yesterday that NKU will move to alternative delivery for instruction, Provost Sue Ott Rowlands informed faculty and staff in an email that workgroups...

New MBB coach wants ‘a thousand students in the gym’

The Northerner takes the court to hear more about Coach Horn’s first summer in
August 23, 2019

Head men’s basketball coach Darrin Horn is looking to make NKU the hardest place to play in the Horizon League. Through the summer, he’s prepared his team to play a more competitive schedule, and wants...

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