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NKU upset bid falls short against Green Bay

Grayson Rose (10) looks to shoot in the game against Detroit Mercy.
March 4, 2018

After stunning the Green Bay at the BB&T Arena earlier in the season, NKU couldn’t complete the upset again in Saturday's quarterfinal round of the Horizon League Women's Basketball Championship....

Horizon League run ends abruptly in quarterfinals for NKU

Drew McDonald (34) reacts to the loss against Cleveland State at Little Caesars Arena.
March 4, 2018

For the third year in a row, the number one seed in the Horizon League tournament fell in the quarterfinal round. The Northern Kentucky men’s basketball team fell to Cleveland State 89-80 in Little...

Preview: Women’s basketball ready to take on Detroit Mercy

Grace White (1) and Molly Glick (24) talk to Head Coach Camryn Whitaker during a free throw in the game against Cleveland State.
March 2, 2018

At the beginning of February, it seemed the NKU Norse women’s basketball team had found their stride. A three game win streak over Milwaukee, Oakland and Detroit Mercy had the Norse sitting in sixth...

Norse players honored in Horizon League voting

Jalen Tate (5) celebrates a basket by the Norse during the game against Green Bay.
February 28, 2018

The Horizon League announced the 2018 All-League honorees and season awards for both men’s and women’s basketball on Wednesday. NKU’s Drew McDonald was named to the First Team All-Horizon League...

Norse fall to FC Cincinnati in spring exhibition match

Bastian Beckers (6) exchanges flags with a the FC Cincinnati captain before the game.
February 28, 2018

The Norse opened up their spring season with a 3-0 loss to FC Cincinnati Tuesday Night at the NKU Soccer Stadium. FC Cincinnati is coming off a trip to the semifinals of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup...

GALLERY: Norse cut down the nets after winning regular season title

Carson Williams (23) cuts off his section of the net after securing 1st place in the Horizon League.
February 26, 2018

After a steak dinner and a joyful bus ride home, the Northern Kentucky University men’s basketball team cut down the nets in BB&T Arena after clinching the Horizon League regular season title...

NKU wins Horizon League regular season title with victory over IUPUI

Jalen Tate (5) talks in the huddle before the home game against IUPUI.
February 25, 2018

For the first time in the Division I era, the Northern Kentucky University men's basketball team has captured their conference's regular season title. The Norse defeated IUPUI 75-56 on Sunday afternoon,...

Norse take first place in the Horizon League with victory over UIC

Carson Williams (23) goes up for a shot during the game against Youngstown State.
February 23, 2018

The NKU men's basketball team defeated UIC 79-72 Friday night in Chicago. The Norse now hold first place in the Horizon League with a 14-3 conference record while UIC sits in third place with a 12-5...

#NorseNotebook Loyalty makes NKU senior class stand out

Head Coach John Brannen congratulates Lavone Holland II (30) as he comes out of his final home match.
February 23, 2018

If you think about what the senior class of the NKU men’s basketball team has accomplished in such a short amount of time--a Horizon League championship, a NCAA Tournament appearance and back-to-back...

Horizon League Player of the year Sunjic looks to lead Norse to Horizon League tournament

Taylor Culbertson
February 21, 2018

The NKU women’s tennis team opened the new season with a 4-0 loss to the Kentucky Wildcats, who are ranked no. 21. Despite the stumble, excitement around the team may have never been higher leading into...

Men’s tennis looking to work through freshman growing pains

Felipe Hidalgo
February 21, 2018

The Northern Kentucky men’s tennis team will look to rebuild during the 2018 season under the guidance of sixth-year head coach Brian Nester. The black and gold roster will feature three returners and...

Softball looks to improve offensively in 2018 season

Sydney Ferrante
February 21, 2018

Moving two spots up in the Horizon League preseason polls to seventh, the Norse are looking to improve their 14-38 record in 2017. They enter their third season in the Horizon League with a mindset to...

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