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NKU guard Bryson Langdon (11) drives past a Western Illinois defender on Monday.

Norse lose in final second to Western Illinois

A go-ahead shot with 0.3 seconds remaining sealed the loss for NKU
Brendan Connelly, Assistant Sports Editor November 22, 2021

Continuing their string of tightly contested games, the Northern Kentucky men’s basketball team dropped a thriller to the Western Illinois Fighting Leathernecks 69-67 on Monday night. NKU came...

Members of the NKU volleyball team during the Norse 3-2 loss to Wright State on Friday.

Norse volleyball loses heartbreaker in Horizon League championship

Norse fell to UIC in five sets
Brendan Connelly, Assistant Sports Editor November 21, 2021

Playing in their third Horizon League tournament championship in four years, the NKU volleyball team faced upset-minded UIC with an NCAA Tournament berth on the line. The Norse advanced to the final after...

Members of the NKU volleyball team celebrate a point during the 3-1 win over Oakland on Friday.

Norse advance to Horizon League finals after five-set victory over Wright State

Norse now one win away from Horizon League tournament championship
Matthew Dietz, Editor-in-Chief November 20, 2021

The Northern Kentucky volleyball team defeated the Wright State Raiders in five sets on Saturday night to advance to the Horizon League tournament championship game for the third time in the last four...

Miranda Wucherer (5) is an NKU senior volleyball player and compliance department assistant at NKU.

NCAA’s new NIL bylaws benefitting NKU student athletes

Miranda Wucherer and Noah Richardson are two of many NKU students benefitting from the decision.
Blake Lehmann, Reporter November 20, 2021

One of the most controversial subject matters around college sports has always been the matter of the amateur status of the athletes and the possibility of “pay-for-play” programs to give them their...

The NKU mens basketball team celebrates following their 74-73 win over Eastern Michigan on Thursday at BB&T Arena.

Langdon’s clutch bucket caps Norse’s comeback 74-73 win over Eastern Michigan

Senior guard Bryson Langdon had six points, five rebounds and four assists on Thursday.
Blake Lehmann, Reporter November 19, 2021

In a game where they trailed by 11 at the half, the Norse men’s basketball team was able to bounce back and set up a go-ahead layup by senior guard Bryson Langdon with seven seconds remaining to...

VIDEO: From NKU to Ben-Gal Dancer

Corinne Holmes talks about going from NKU to the Bengals
Emma Webster, Contributor November 18, 2021

Corinne Holmes, a former NKU Dance Team member, is now an NFL Cheerleader for the Cincinnati Bengals. Learn more about Holmes' story and how she was able to earn the opportunity that she has now.

NKU guard Lindsey Duvall (5) takes a shot against Eastern Kentucky on Sunday. Duvall led the Norse with 20 points.

Strong defense, three-point shooting lifts Norse over Eastern Kentucky

NKU improves to 1-1 on the season
Matthew Dietz, Editor-in-Chief November 14, 2021

A tenacious defensive attack and superb three-point shooting carried the Northern Kentucky women’s basketball team on Sunday afternoon at BB&T Arena, as they easily dispatched the Eastern Kentucky...

UNC Greensboros Bas Leyte shoots a free throw during Friday nights game at BB&T Arena.

Norse falter in overtime, 70-69, in physical battle against UNC Greensboro

Trevon Faulkner reached 1,000 career points in the loss
Matthew Dietz, Editor-in-Chief November 13, 2021

  The Northern Kentucky men’s basketball team erased a 10-point halftime deficit and senior guard Trevon Faulkner picked up his 1,000th career point while tying a career-high with 28, but...

NKU guard Ellie Taylor (33) dribbles on the perimeter during the Norse 80-73 loss on Wednesday to Kent State.

Norse drop opening game against Kent State, 80-73

Lindsey Duvall poured in 27 points in the loss
Matthew Dietz, Editor-in-Chief November 10, 2021

Redshirt senior guard Lindsey Duvall scored 27 points for the Northern Kentucky women’s basketball team on Wednesday night, but the Norse were unable to overcome an experienced Kent State team in...

NKU guard Trey Robinson dunks the ball during the Norse win over Wheeling on Tuesday.

Men’s basketball wallops Wheeling in home opener

Dunks, three point shooting highlight Norse victory
Brendan Connelly, Assistant Sports Editor November 9, 2021

With the smell of popcorn and hot dogs filling BB&T Arena, the Northern Kentucky men’s basketball team took the court in front of a home crowd for the first time since March 9, 2020. The Norse...

The Norse defend the perimeter against Wright State.

Games to watch in the 2021-22 season

Here are a few games to circle on the calendar
Brendan Connelly, Assistant Sports Editor November 8, 2021

As BB&T Arena prepares to open its doors to fans for the first time since February of 2020, here are the games that Norse supporters should have circled on their calendar. Men UNC Greensboro:...

NKU guard Ivy Turner (2) calls out a play to her teammates during the 2020-21 season.

Led by a standout backcourt, Norse have sights on a big season

Lindsey Duvall and Ivy Turner return anchor NKU WBB
Matthew Dietz, Editor-in-Chief November 8, 2021

In her first season as a member of the Northern Kentucky women’s basketball team, guard Lindsey Duvall was nothing short of remarkable for the Norse. In her redshirt junior season in 2020-21, Duvall...

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