Northern Kentucky needed a lot to go right on Friday afternoon as the Norse returned to the NCAA Tournament for the second time in three years.
Attendance at BB&T Arena in Highland Heights for the 9th Region boys and girls basketball tournaments set attendance records this year.
Northern Kentucky is back in the NCAA Tournament and for the first time in its three years of post-season eligibility as a Division I program, the Norse won't face another team from Kentucky.
Ryle won the Kentucky Sweet 16 girls basketball state title on Sunday.
The Raiders defeated Southwestern, 63-48, at Rupp Arena in Lexington.
Ryle will play for the Kentucky girls basketball state championship on Sunday.
The Thomas More Saints are champions of NCAA Division III women's basketball.
The Saints won the title on Saturday night, defeating Bowdoin, 81-67, in the finals in Salem, Va.
Thomas More advanced to the NCAA Division III national women's basketball tournament title game.
Northern Kentucky needed a miracle on Monday night to advance from the Horizon League tournament semifinals, and Drew McDonald delivered it in a last-second three-point victory-sealing win over Oak
Thomas More University senior guard Madison Temple has been named the women’s recipient of the 2019 Jostens Trophy, which recognize outstanding student-athletes in Division III basketball for excel
Senior Drew McDonald nailed a three-point shot with 1.6 seconds left to lift Northern Kentucky over Oakland, 64-63, in the Horizon League semifinals on Monday night.
Thomas More is headed to the NCAA Division III national semifinals in women's basketball after the Saints defeated Washington University, 87-52, on Saturday night.
Campbell County's quest for a boys basketball state title ended in a tight game against Louisville Trinity at Rupp Arena in Lexington during the semifinals of the KHSAA Sweet 16.
The Thomas More women's basketball team cruised to another win on Friday night, defeating in-state rival Transylvania, 89-74, at the Connor Convocation Center in Crestview Hills.
The Campbell County Camels are now in the semifinals of the KHSAA Sweet 16 boys basketball state tournament.
Northern Kentucky won a shootout with Detroit Mercy on Wednesday night in an opening round game of the Horizon League tournament at BB&T Arena in Highland Heights.