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Mens basketball played at the Nutter Center at Wright State University Thursday night.

Men’s basketball advances to Indianapolis

Braden White, Editor-in-Chief March 9, 2024

After a close 99-97 score against Wright State, NKU men’s basketball took home the win from the quarterfinal matchup Thursday night. Though NKU trailed by 17 in the first half, the team was able to...

Trey Robinson puts Wright States Brandon Noel (14) on a poster with a thunderous dunk in the first half of NKUs 78-64 win over the Raiders Thursday night. Robinson would score eight points and lead the team in steals with three.

Norse use lockdown defense, scoring clinic to come up with win over Wright State

Blake Lehmann, Sports Editor December 31, 2022

It’s safe to say that Darrin Horn’s squad took out some frustration in this one. Despite a blazing effort in the final 10 minutes of the second half to repeat last season’s Horizon League...

Norse guard Lindsey Duvall battles with Wright State’s Cara VanKempen (2) for positioning to grab a rebound. Duvall would record her seventh double-double of the year Wednesday night, scoring 25 points and grabbing 13 boards in NKU’s win over the Raiders.

Women’s basketball resumes Horizon League play with rout of Wright State

Blake Lehmann, Sports Editor December 29, 2022

The NKU women’s basketball team returned to their Horizon League schedule Wednesday night by renewing their rivalry with Wright State as they pulled out their second conference win of the year by...

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...

WSU remains top of the Horizon League with 95-63 win over NKU

WSU remains top of the Horizon League with 95-63 win over NKU

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor January 25, 2020
Friday nights match up at Nutter Center ended in the Wright State Raiders favor with a whopping 32 point win. NKU now falls to 14-7 on the season and 6-3 in the conference. Wright State advances to 18-4 overall and 8-1 in the Horizon League, only falling to UIC 76-72.
Graphic with The Northerner logo, NKU Norse logo, The Wright State Guardian logo and Wright State athletics logo in all four corners.

NKU v WSU: Who will end on top?

Sierra Newton and Makenzie Hoeferlin January 24, 2020
Wright State University (WSU) and Northern Kentucky University (NKU) hold the most intense rivalry in the Horizon League, starting in 2015 when NKU joined the league. NKU and WSU have fought back and forth for years, taking turns earning Horizon League titles and going to the NCAA championships. This intense, long-term rivalry began in July of 2015 when it was announced that NKU would be joining the Horizon League.
Norse fall to Horizon League no. 2 Wright State Raiders in nail-biter

Norse fall to Horizon League no. 2 Wright State Raiders in nail-biter

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor January 17, 2020
The game came down to the last minute Friday night at BB&T Arena, where NKU women’s basketball team fell 55-63. The Norse now stand 9-9 overall and 3-4 in the conference. Sophomore point guard Ally Niece led the game with 16 points, five assists and three steals. sophomore point guard Taylor Clos had 13 points, shooting 3-of-4 big time 3-point baskets.
Jalen Tate (11) is introduced before the homecoming game against Oakland. The Norse defeated Oakland 79-64.

#WrightStateHateWeek preview: Norse hope to remain ‘Kings of Horizon’

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor February 15, 2019
The last time the Norse clashed with the Wright State Raiders, they narrowly achieved victory with a score of 68-64.
Men’s soccer drops Horizon League home opener to Wright State

Men’s soccer drops Horizon League home opener to Wright State

Aric France, Reporter September 9, 2018
In double overtime, the NKU men’s soccer team lost their first match of the season at home against the Wright State Raiders Saturday night. With the loss, the Norse drop to 4-1 overall while the Raiders move to 4-0-1.
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