In front of a national television audience, Northern Kentucky held off their hosts at Oakland Friday night, 87 to 83, to improve to 10-5 on the year and 3-0 in the Horizon League.
The Norse will take the floor Friday night in front of the nation.
Covington Catholic defeated district foe Holy Cross 85-52 on Tuesday thanks to a big scoring night from their star senior CJ Fredrick.
Northern Kentucky ran up the scoreboard early and never looked back Friday night, rolling over Illinois-Chicago, 86 to 51 at BB&T Arena in Highland Heights.
Drew McDonald put up 27 points and 10 rebounds for Northern Kentucky as the Norse rolled over IUPUI on Thursday night, 77 to 59.
Weeks after announcing his retirement from FC Cincinnati, Paul Nicholson was named head coach of the Cincinnati Dutch Lions Football Club.
School is out, but local basketball teams have been busy, and that continues on Wednesday.
Northern Kentucky teams are all over the place - including Florida - for holiday tournaments.
The Newport Wildcats defeated the Bishop Brossart Mustangs 59-43 on Friday to advance to the championship round of the Swauger Holiday Classic.
Northern Kentucky cut the lead to just three with twenty-one seconds left, but Texas A&M iced the game at the free throw line to hold off the feisty Norse in College Station, 64 to 58 on Tuesda
If the Northern Kentucky Norse were looking for some momentum heading into this week's match-up with a top ten team, they didn't find it in Maryland.
Northern Kentucky men's soccer added a two-year started from the University of Kentucky, head coach Stu Riddle announced this week.
Connor Probert will join the Norse in 2018.
Newport Central Catholic head football coach Dan Wagner is stepping down.
The school announced Wagner's departure Thursday afternoon.
Northern Kentucky had no trouble with Eastern Kentucky on Sunday night at BB&T Arena.
The Norse whipped the Colonels 91 to 63 to improve to 7-3 on the season.