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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...

NKU forward Trinity Thompson waits to check into the game against UIC in February.

NKU women’s basketball comes from behind to defeat Oakland, 66-62

Matthew Dietz, Editor-in-Chief February 24, 2022

Entering Thursday’s game, the Northern Kentucky women’s basketball team was 16-1 when they outrebounded their opponent in the game. When the opponent grabbed more rebounds than them? 2-6. Entering...

NKU guard Trevon Faulkner against Oakland on Friday. Faulkner led the Norse with 26 points.

Men’s basketball uses second half comeback to defeat Oakland

Brendan Connelly, Assistant Sports Editor February 4, 2022

For the second straight game, the NKU men’s basketball team used a 14-point second half comeback to beat the top team in the Horizon League. Behind 26 points from Trevon Faulkner, 20 from Sam Vinson,...

NKUs Sam Robinson (17) battles with an Oakland player for the ball on Wednesday.

Norse lose in heartbreaking fashion on Senior Day

Kyle Neace, Contributor November 3, 2021

Any loss is a hard pill to swallow. But losing in double overtime on senior day is harder. The Northern Kentucky men’s soccer team finished their season Wednesday after losing to Oakland University...

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

Norse down Oakland 3-1 Friday night

Brendan Connelly, Assistant Sports Editor October 16, 2021

In a clash of top-three teams in the Horizon League standings, Northern Kentucky defeated a tough Oakland team on Friday night inside Regents Hall. With the win, the Norse improve to 10-6 overall,...

NKU senior Lily Menssen (3) defends Oaklands Jayna Fraser during the Norse 3-0 loss on Thursday.

Norse fall 3-0 to Oakland, set sights on crucial match against Milwaukee

Matthew Dietz, Editor-in-Chief October 14, 2021

One week ago, the Northern Kentucky women’s soccer team had just defeated Purdue Fort Wayne at NKU Soccer Stadium in a lopsided 6-2 fashion, and had extended their winning streak to seven games with...

NKU players celebrate the dramatic win over Detroit Mercy in the Horizon League quarterfinals.

NKU falls short in bid for third straight Horizon League Tournament title, falling to Oakland in semifinals

Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor March 9, 2021

The Northern Kentucky men’s basketball team, winners of the previous two Horizon League Tournament championships, were denied in their quest for a three-peat on Monday night, falling to the Oakland Golden...

NKU women’s soccer ties Oakland 1-1 in first match of the season at NKU Soccer Stadium

NKU women’s soccer ties Oakland 1-1 in first match of the season at NKU Soccer Stadium

Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor February 24, 2021

In their first intercollegiate match at NKU Soccer Stadium since October 27, 2019, the Northern Kentucky women’s soccer team tied the Oakland Golden Grizzlies, 1-1 on Wednesday afternoon. With the...

Bufton’s late goal gives NKU men’s soccer 2-1 victory over Oakland

Bufton’s late goal gives NKU men’s soccer 2-1 victory over Oakland

Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor February 22, 2021

With their last scheduled game against Wright State being canceled, the Northern Kentucky Norse men’s soccer team played their first game in over a week on Monday afternoon, and picked up a crucial conference...

Empty seats inside BB&T Arena.

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

Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor 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...

Dantez Walton (32) shoots a three point shot during the game against Oakland. Walton shot 9-of-19 on the game and had 23 points.

NKU tames Oakland Grizzlies 73-70

Ty DeBonis, Reporter February 6, 2020
The Northern Kentucky Men’s basketball team tamed the Oakland Grizzlies Thursday night. The Black and Gold won by a score of 73-70. The win was the third in a row for the Norse as they improved to 17-7 overall and 9-3 in conference play.
NKU Basketball second in the Horizon League

NKU Basketball second in the Horizon League

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor February 5, 2020
NKU basketball is on a roll right now. For the first time in the program’s Division I NCAA history, the women’s team is tied for second in the Horizon League, coming off a win streak of four. The men’s team now has their whole roster playing together at full health, are tied for second and are on a two-game winning streak. Good luck coming up with a better way to start off homecoming week!
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