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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...

NKUs Joy Banks (6) goes up for the kill during the Norse 3-0 win over Green Bay on Friday.

NKU defeats UIC in emotional fashion

Norse defeat Flames 3-1 to improve to 11-2 in Horizon League
Brendan Connelly, Assistant Sports Editor October 31, 2021

The NKU volleyball team wrapped up the home portion of their regular season schedule on Sunday afternoon, defeating the UIC Flames 3-1. Both teams entered with only two conference losses, the same as league-leading...

Stock image of NKU Womens Soccer player with northerner logo and SPORTS overlayed on top of it.

NKU women’s soccer cruises past UIC in Horizon League Tournament semifinal

NKU men’s team advances to final due to COVID-19
Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor April 12, 2021

On a chilly and rainy afternoon at NKU Soccer Stadium, the Northern Kentucky women’s soccer team continued their defensive brilliance that they have consistently brought in 2021, defeating the UIC Flames...

NKU men’s soccer team clinches regular-season title; NKU women’s soccer wins fifth straight

NKU men’s soccer team clinches regular-season title; NKU women’s soccer wins fifth straight

NKU soccer teams each picked up wins on Tuesday
Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor March 30, 2021

Both the Northern Kentucky women’s and men’s soccer teams were in action for crucial Horizon League conference matches on Tuesday afternoon, as the women’s team manufactured a 1-0 win over the IUPUI...

Bryson Langdon attempts the game-winning jump shot to beat the UIC Flames 69-67 on Saturday.

NKU MBB survives a nail-biter against UIC on Saturday night

Langdon the hero as Norse escape with 69-67 win
Brendan Connelly, Reporter January 30, 2021

Bryson Langdon took the inbounds pass, drove down the right side of the lane and made the go-ahead bucket with 1.8 seconds left to propel the Norse past the Flames at BB&T Arena. The late-game...

NKU guard Trevon Faulkner attempts a shot against UIC. Faulkner finished the night with 25 points.

NKU MBB extends win streak to three with Friday night win over UIC

Norse beat the Flames 72-68 on Friday night
Brendan Connelly, Reporter January 29, 2021

  Trevon Faulkner’s game-high 25 points and 12 rebounds powered the Norse past the UIC Flames 72-68 Friday night at BB&T Arena. With the win, NKU improved to 8-8 overall (6-5 in the Horizon...

Bryson Langdon (5) reacts following the loss to UIC. The Norse fell to UIC 73-43 and shot 22.0% from the field and 12.5% from three on the game.

NKU ends four game home stand in 30 point loss

Matthew Dietz, Contributor February 16, 2020
The Northern Kentucky Norse men’s basketball team was out-hustled and out-played on Sunday afternoon, as the University of Illinois-Chicago Flames came into BB&T Arena and handed the Norse a crushing 73-43 defeat.
Kailey Coffey (23) is introduced before the game against UIC. The Norse defeated UIC 78 to 35.

NKU women’s basketball rolls over UIC in 78-35 win

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor February 13, 2020
The Norse advance to 15-10 overall and 9-5 in the Horizon League after taking down UIC Flames Thursday night at BB&T Arena. Freshman guard Carissa Garcia led the Norse in their 42 point victory with 20 points, shooting 4-of-7 from the 3-point line.
Senior Ally Perkins (6) is comforted by a teammate after the loss in the semifinal game of the Horizon League Tournament in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The Norse fell in double overtime to the Flames 1-0.

Women’s Soccer: Season ends in double overtime against UIC

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor November 8, 2019
The Northern Kentucky women's soccer team ended their season in the Horizon League semifinals against no. 2 UIC, 1-0. The Norse end their season 9-9 overall and 5-4 in the conference. 
Carson Williams (23) goes up for a shot during the game against Youngstown State.

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

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor 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...

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

#NorseNotebook Loyalty makes NKU senior class stand out

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor 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...

Mason Faulkner (11) fights to shoot in the game against UIC.

Norse extinguish Flames ahead of matchup with Oakland

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor December 30, 2017

The NKU men's basketball team defeated UIC in convincing fashion Saturday night, 86-51. The Norse improve to 9-5 on the season and begin Horizon League play 2-0. UIC falls to 5-10 and 0-2 in Horizon...

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