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NKU MBB struggles in loss to Youngstown State; NKU WBB sweeps Purdue Fort Wayne

NKU MBB struggles in loss to Youngstown State; NKU WBB sweeps Purdue Fort Wayne

Poor shooting and defensive struggles were driving factors in loss
Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor December 21, 2020

The Northern Kentucky Norse men’s basketball team struggled to stop Youngstown State forward Naz Bohannon on Sunday afternoon, as the Penguins went on to defeat the Norse 70-60 in the second game of...

Marques Warrick (3) looks for an open teammate in NKUs game against Youngstown State. Warrick finished with 18 points in the victory.

NKU MBB begins Horizon League play with 79-64 victory over Youngstown State

Norse improve to 1-0 in conference play with the win
Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor December 19, 2020

After allowing a season-high 92 points in their loss to Kent State last Sunday, the Northern Kentucky Norse men’s basketball team stifled the Youngstown State Penguins on the defensive end on Saturday...

NKU Basketball second in the Horizon League

NKU Basketball second in the Horizon League

Both teams head into second round of conference play on top.
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!
Tyler Sharpe (15) smiles while walking off the court after the win against Youngstown State. Sharpe surpassed his 1000th career point and had 33 points on the game.

Sharpe has a night: 1,000 career points and ties career high with 33

The Norse put Youngstown State Penguins on ice in 25 point win.
Sierra Newton, Sports Editor January 16, 2020
Tyler Sharpe scored his 1,000th career point in NKU victory
Volleyball sweeps Youngstown State

Volleyball sweeps Youngstown State

Norse 4-1 in Horizon League, 12-4 overall
Jasmine Smart, Reporter October 8, 2018
The NKU women’s volleyball team brought home their second Horizon League sweep of the season Wednesday night, after shutting out Youngstown State in three sets, 25-22, 25-19 and 25-13.
Lavone Holland II (30) shakes hands with Head Coach John Brannen on senior night before the game against Youngstown State.

Norse earn victory over Youngstown State on senior night

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...

Mikayla Terry scored 16 points in the win against Youngstown State

Norse win first Horizon League game of the season

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor January 7, 2017

The NKU Norse beat Youngstown State 87-81 in overtime Saturday night for their first Horizon League victory of the season. The Norse improve to 5-11 while the Penguins drop to 4-10. "It feels good,"...

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