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Northern Kentucky Norse (13-17)


Sat. 2/21 Wed. 2/25 Thu. 2/26 Sat. 2/28 Tue. 3/3
@ NoFla 
L 69-88
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@ KSawSt 
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@ KSawSt 
W 78-53
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vs. SC-Ups 
W 84-65
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vs. Lips 
L 73-76
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Northern Kentucky fires longtime coach Dave Bezold

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. (AP) Northern Kentucky has fired Dave Bezold after 11 years as coach.

Bezold was 194-133 with the Norse but went 13-17 this season, his third straight losing campaign in a four-year transition to Division I. NKU was 33-54 the three past years.

The Norse finished tied for fourth in the Atlantic Sun Conference and lost 76-73 in overtime to Lipscomb in a conference tournament quarterfinal.

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Leaders
Points: T. Persons13.1
Rebounds: J. Billups5.9
Assists: T. Persons3.7
FG%: No qualifiers
FT%: T. Persons76.3%
3P%: T. Johnson38.0%
Steals: T. Persons1.1
Blocks: J. Billups1.2
AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Kentucky38-1
2 Villanova33-3
3 Wisconsin36-4
4 Duke35-4
5 Arizona34-4
6 Virginia30-4
7 Gonzaga35-3
8 Notre Dame32-6
9 Iowa State25-9
10 Kansas27-9
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Coaches Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Duke35-4
2 Wisconsin36-4
3 Kentucky38-1
4 Arizona34-4
5 Notre Dame32-6
6 Gonzaga35-3
7 Michigan State27-12
8 Virginia30-4
9 Villanova33-3
10 Louisville27-9
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Horizon Standings
 ConferenceOverall
  W-L W-L
Valparaiso 13-3 28-6
Green Bay 12-4 24-9
Cleveland State 11-5 19-15
Oakland 11-5 16-17
Milwaukee 9-7 14-16
Detroit 7-9 15-18
UIC 4-12 10-24
Wright State 3-13 11-20
Youngstown State 2-14 11-21
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Offense (Rank)
Points: 70.6 (90)
Rebounds: 10.0 (232)
Assists: 12.6 (171)
FG%: 46.0% (62)
FT%: 65.7% (293)
3P%: 34.9% (151)
Defense (Rank)
Points: 69.3 (257)
Rebounds: 23.8 (161)
Assists: 11.3 (80)
FG%: 43.1% (180)
FT%: 72.0% (319)
3P%: 34.0% (170)
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