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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
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...

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

Marques Warrick (3) looks for an open teammate in NKU's game against Youngstown State. Warrick finished with 18 points in the victory.
Norse improve to 1-0 in conference play with the win
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.
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!

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

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.
The Norse put Youngstown State Penguins on ice in 25 point win.
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
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.

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.
February 19, 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...

Norse win first Horizon League game of the season

Mikayla Terry scored 16 points in the win against Youngstown State
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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