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Northern Kentucky guard Jalen Tate (11) shoots over Illinois-Chicago guard Godwin Boahen (25) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game for the Horizon League men's tournament championship in Indianapolis, Tuesday, March 10, 2020. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Norse take 3rd Horizon title in 4 years with win over Flames

Mar. 10, 2020 11:28 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Jalen Tate tied one piece of the net to his championship hat Tuesday and hung the rest around his neck after earning another NCAA Tournament bid. They will be the newest additions to the family's trophy case — and he hopes not the last. On Tuesday, Tate scored all of his 14...

N. Kentucky tops Green Bay, heads to Horizon finals

Mar. 9, 2020 11:48 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (AP) — Jalen Tate made 10 of 15 free throws and scored 23 points, including a go-ahead layup with 9:52 to play, and No. 2-seed Northern Kentucky beat third-seeded Green Bay 80-69 in Monday night's Horizon League tournament semifinal. The Norse (22-9) play Illinois-Chicago in Tuesday's...

Wright State beat Northern Kentucky, wins Horizon League

Feb. 28, 2020 10:22 PM EST

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. (AP) — Loudon Love and Bill Wampler posted double-doubles and Wright State edged Northern Kentucky 64-62 on Friday night, winning the Horizon League regular-season title over the runner-up Norse. Love finished with 20 points and 14 rebounds for his 11th double-double of the season for...

Northern Kentucky holds off Youngstown St. late, wins 61-59

Feb. 22, 2020 5:21 PM EST

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Dantez Walton had 20 points as Northern Kentucky held off a late Youngstown State rally to post a 61-59 win on Saturday. Jalen Tate had 18 points for Northern Kentucky (21-8, 13-4 Horizon League), which earned its fourth straight road victory. Tyler Sharpe added 12 points. Trevon...

Illinois-Chicago stuns Northern Kentucky 73-43 on the road

Feb. 16, 2020 5:11 PM EST

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. (AP) — Tarkus Ferguson scored 14 points and reserve Godwin Boahen added a double-double to propel Illinois-Chicago to a 73-43 romp over Northern Kentucky on Sunday. Ferguson buried 5 of 10 shots from the floor with two 3-pointers and added six rebounds for the Flames (13-15, 8-7...

Tate has career-high 31 in Northern Kentucky's 84-70 win

Feb. 14, 2020 9:56 PM EST

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. (AP) — Jalen Tate had a career-high 31 points to outduel Marcus Burk and lift Northern Kentucky to an 84-70 win over IUPUI on Friday night. Burk led the Jaguars with 30 points on 11-of-20 shooting, his fourth game this season of at least 30 points. Tate was 10-of-14 shooting and made...

Send-half run sends N. Kentucky racing from Detroit Mercy

Feb. 8, 2020 9:59 PM EST

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. (AP) — Jalen Tate scored 24 points and Tyler Sharpe scored 17 and Northern Kentucky pulled away from Detroit Mercy in the second half for an 84-65 win on Saturday. Northern Kentucky led 41-35 at halftime. With a 50-45 lead, NKU used a 13-0 run and were up by double digits the rest of...

Walton lifts N. Kentucky past Oakland 73-70

Feb. 6, 2020 10:01 PM EST

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. (AP) — Dantez Walton had 23 points and 11 rebounds as Northern Kentucky edged past Oakland 73-70 on Thursday night. Trevon Faulkner added 21 points for the Norse. Faulkner stole it from Tray Maddox Jr. with 3 seconds left and made of a pair of free throws to secure the win. Tyler...