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NKU men’s basketball ends regular season second in the Horizon League, 64-62

Dantez Walton (32) talks with Men's Basketball Head Coach Darrin Horn  during a free throw during the game against Wright State. The Norse fell to Wright State 64-62 during the final home game of the season.

Matthew Dietz, Contributor

February 29, 2020

The Wright State Raiders men’s basketball team defeated the Northern Kentucky Norse 64-62 on Friday night, writing another chapter in what has become a storied rivalry in the Horizon League.  With the victory, Wright State has clinched the regular-season championship in the Horizon League standings, earning the number-one seed in the Horizon League Tournament.

Norse earn victory over Youngstown State on senior night

Lavone Holland II (30) shakes hands with Head Coach John Brannen on senior night before the game against Youngstown State.

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor

February 20, 2018

There were plenty of emotions in BB&T Arena Monday night, as NKU honored their three seniors Lavone Holland II, Jordan Garnett and Nick Ayers. The crowd was loud as each player received their framed jersey and shook hands with head coach John Brannen. For Holland though, he wishes those emoti...

NKU women’s soccer fall to Valparaiso, clinch third seed in tournament

Katelyn Newton heads a ball up the field against Milwaukee. Newton and the Norse fell to the Panthers 1-0

Austin Elmore, Contributor

October 29, 2016

The NKU women's soccer team fell to Horizon League foe Valparaiso 2-1 in the regular season finale on Friday night at the NKU Soccer Stadium. NKU’s finished the regular season with a 10-6-1 record. A Norse win and a Milwaukee loss would have given the Norse the number one seed in the upcoming tournament, an...

Komolong honored on senior night; Norse lose

Alwin Komolong attempts a bicycle kick in Wednesday's game against UC.

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

October 22, 2016

The NKU men's soccer team was unable to find a win Saturday night, losing 1-0 to Detroit Mercy. The Norse fall to 1-11-3 while the Titans improve to 3-8-4. The Norse are officially eliminated from playoff contention with the loss.  "The kids fought hard. We just didn't have any finished product at the en...

Super freshman Abshaw stuns NKU on senior night

NKU seniors Christine Roush (10), Rianna Gayheart (5) and Courtney Roush (12) were honored prior to Saturday's game against Cleveland State.

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

March 5, 2016

Cleveland State freshman Ashanti Abshaw banked in a running shot as time expired Saturday night as the Vikings stunned Northern Kentucky 64-62, spoiling the Norse's senior night.Abshaw, who has won the Horizon League freshman of the week award five times this year, certainly locked up the award for ...

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