Northern Kentucky will appear in the National Invitation Tournament (NIT) for the first time in school history and will face the Louisville Cardinals.
The Ryle basketball players had the look of determination in their eyes from the opening tip.
Ryle returned to BB&T Arena where it had cut down the nets followings its 9th Region tournament championship and where it will now try to march its way through the Kentucky Sweet 16.
In baseball action on Wednesday, Northern Kentucky stunned 6th-ranked Kentucky in Lexington.
The Norse won 8 to 6, improving to 3-9 on the season.
UK dropped to 12-2.
For the first time in school history, the Ryle Raiders are champions of the 9th Region in girls basketball and will play in the Kentucky Sweet 16.
It has been an annual occurrence every season since 2012-13: Covington Catholic is in the finals of the 9th Region boys basketball tournament.
Northern Kentucky will not repeat as champions of the Horizon League tournament, losing in its opening game Saturday night in Detroit to an upstart Cleveland State squad that refused to back down w
There were mixed results for Thomas More as the women moved on and the men were knocked out of the NCAA Division III Tournament.
Four Northern Kentucky girls basketball teams will have a shot at a trip to the Kentucky Sweet 16.
The Scott Eagles used a jumper from Trey Meister in the closing seconds to prevail over host Mason County in the opening round of the 10th Region tournament on Thursday night.
Two of Northern Kentucky's best boys basketball teams saw their seasons cut short in the opening rounds of their respective regional tournaments on Wednesday night.
The Northern Kentucky University men’s soccer team fell to FC Cincinnati on Tuesday evening by a final score of 3-0 in front of a crowd of 1,497.
Northern Kentucky claimed its first Horizon League regular season conference championship on Sunday, beating IUPUI in Indianapolis, 75 to 56.
Some close games and some blowouts took place Friday night as boys basketball district titles were claimed ahead of next week's regionals.
Northern Kentucky claimed at least a share of the Horizon League regular season title on Friday night, beating Illinois-Chicago on the road, 79 to 72.