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Marques Warrick and Trevon Faulkner celebrate after a play during the 2022 Horizon League Championship game. The Norse enter their matchup with Wright State in a three-way tie for first in the Horizon League while Wright State is 0-2 in conference play.

Norse enter Horizon League Championship rematch vs. Wright State Thursday

Blake Lehmann, Sports Editor December 29, 2022

The NKU men’s basketball team puts their seven-game winning streak at home on the line Thursday as they resume Horizon League play, welcoming their biggest rival in Wright State through the doors of...

Womens basketball will play UC Wednesday night in Truist Arena.

Preview: Women’s basketball gets their shot against UC at home Wednesday

Blake Lehmann, Sports Editor December 21, 2022

Over a month removed from the NKU men’s basketball team’s first victory over Cincinnati in program history, the women’s basketball team will take their turn at continuing their winning ways over...

Virginia Tech celebrates after winning the NCAA college basketball championship game against Duke in the Atlantic Coast Conference mens tournament, Saturday, March 12, 2022, in New York. Virginia Tech won, 82-67. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

2022 NCAA Tournament Preview

Brendan Connelly, Assistant Sports Editor March 14, 2022

For the first time in three years, a sense of normalcy returns to the NCAA Tournament. First weekend games in eight different cities, stadiums full of fans, and a Final Four in New Orleans for the first...

Marques Warrick scored 23 points in the Norse win over Wright State on Jan. 25.

Preview: NKU meets Wright State in Horizon League championship Tuesday night

Matthew Dietz, Editor-in-Chief March 8, 2022

On March 12, 2019 the Northern Kentucky Norse and Wright State Raiders squared off in the Horizon League Tournament championship, a game in which the Norse prevailed 77-66. Nearly three years later, the...

The Northern Kentucky Norse baseball field, located on campus at NKU.

Baseball Preview: Dizzy Peyton takes the helm as NKU hones in on 2022 season

Blake Lehmann, Assistant Sports Editor February 25, 2022

In college sports, change is inevitable, and a lot of changes were made to the NKU baseball program over the course of this past offseason. The first change that was announced for the 2022 season was...

The Norse defend the perimeter against Wright State.

Games to watch in the 2021-22 season

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 forward Grayson Rose puts up a shot attempt in NKUs first round game against Robert Morris.

Back for one more season, Grayson Rose striving to lead Norse to the tournament

Matthew Dietz, Editor-in-Chief November 8, 2021

In October of 2020, the NCAA announced their decision to grant an extra year of eligibility to all winter sports athletes, after previously announcing the same for spring and fall sports student athletes. At...

NKU guard Hubertas Pivorius defends on the perimeter during an open practice.

Three players with foreign roots bringing a different style to Norse men’s basketball

Brendan Connelly, Assistant Sports Editor November 8, 2021

When thinking about college basketball programs to feature multiple international players, schools like Saint Mary’s or Gonzaga may come to mind. Both are on the west coast and have the resources to...

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

Deep, talented and experienced, Norse aim for a return to the Big Dance

Matthew Dietz, Editor-in-Chief November 8, 2021

Heading into the 2020-21 season, the central theme of the Northern Kentucky men’s basketball team was turnover, as the Norse lost their top three scorers in forward Dantez Walton and guards Tyler Sharpe...

Mens Basketball Head Coach Darrin Horn  talks to Bryson Langdon (5) during a free throw during the game against Texas Southern.

2020-21 MBB Preview: Blend of youth and returning experience could make Norse competitive once again

Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor November 25, 2020

The 2020-21 college basketball season promises to be unlike anything fans have ever seen before. All across the country, programs are being put on pause due to positive COVID-19 tests from someone within...

Basketball Preview: The Norse Return

Basketball Preview: The Norse Return

Northerner Staff November 6, 2019
The Norse return for their 2019-20 season with a new rhythm to winning, coaches and players. The Northerner breaks down what games you need to see, who you need to know and what impact the Norse will make in their quest to the Horizon League tournament and beyond.
Mikayla Terry (4) goes around a defender during Fridays game against Milwaukee.

Preview: Norse will look to lone senior for leadership

Austin Elmore, Reporter November 8, 2017

After going 9-22 in her first season as head coach of the NKU women’s basketball team, Camryn Whitaker is looking to improve, but it won’t be easy. “We’ve got five sophomores and seven freshmen,...

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