YSU MBB falls to Northern Kentucky in Horizon semifinal
The Penguins fall to the Norse 75-63 and are eliminated from the Horizon League tournament.
Monday, March 6th 2023, 8:59 PM EST
Indianapolis , IN - The YSU Men's basketball team has been eliminated from the 2023 Horizon League tournament. They fell in the semifinal to Northern Kentucky, 75-63.
YSU trailed 40-25 at halftime. They made it a six-point game with 6:12 remaining thanks to a 14-3 run. It wasn't enough as the Norse survived and advanced for their second straight Horizon championship appearance.
Adrian Nelson led the Penguins in scoring with 17 points, and Dwayne Cohill was right behind him with 16 points.
The Norse were led by Junior guard Marques Warrick with 22 points.
Northern Kentucky will play the winner of Cleveland State in the Horizon League tournament final Tuesday. Tip-off is set for 7:00 p.m.