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Sean Murphy had six points in UNKs loss to Wayne State.

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Lopers suffer loss in final minutes to Wayne State

November 20, 2022

By KEVIN BURD  After a back-and-forth battle, the Lopers took a 1-point lead versus Wayne State with over six minutes remaining. The closing minutes did not go in their...

Klaire Kirsch received All-MIAA honorable mention for the third time in her career.

Staying off the bubble: Women’s basketball carries momentum into postseason play

KEVIN BURD March 3, 2022 In a crucial game for NCAA tournament hopes, the UNK women’s basketball team faced off against Missouri Western State. The Lopers were down by five entering halftime, but hot...

Maegan Holt shoots a free throw and contributes to Carrie Eighmey’s 200th career win.

Pushing toward postseason: Lopers win two home games to get Eighmey’s 200th career win

KEVIN BURD February 17, 2022 The UNK women’s basketball team won both of its games last week against Northeastern State and Rogers State. With the victories, Carrie Eighmey achieved her 200th career win...

Simental dribbles her way into her third year with the Lopers.

Seven years strong: Haley Simental continues collegiate basketball experience

KEVIN BURD February 10, 2022 Haley Simental had a whirlwind of a basketball career before reaching UNK. She graduated from Pueblo West High School (Colorado) with a school-record 1,411 career points and was...

Shiloh McCool drives to the basket against Colorado Mines in a previous game.

UNK women finish non-conference season with win

December 2, 2021

After getting off to a solid start, the UNK women’s basketball team looked to end its non-conference schedule with a win over Chadron State. The Lopers were able to get the win 71-44 at the Health and...

After transferring to UNK, Middle hitter Bailee Sterling prioritized her mental health on and off the volleyball court.

UNK volleyball goes 2-0; basketball teams begin seasons

KEVIN BURD November 18, 2021 The Lopers had a busy weekend on the road with the men’s and women’s basketball teams starting their seasons and UNK volleyball finishing off its regular season. The volleyball...

New players highlight 2021-22 men’s basketball team

New players highlight 2021-22 men’s basketball team

November 11, 2021

With many players from last year’s team leaving the program, the UNK men’s basketball coaches were tasked with finding new players to come onto this year’s team. The Lopers roster features eight...

Head coach Carrie Eighmey and assistant coach Devin Eighmey conduct a team huddle.

Women’s basketball defends MIAA championship in 2021-22

November 11, 2021

The UNK women’s basketball team comes into this year with much of the talent returning from last year’s MIAA championship-winning team. The Lopers return four of five starters as well as leading scorer...

Lopers womens basketball playing against Fort Hays State.

Lopers shoot and score at MIAA tournament

GRANT TIGHE March 10, 2021
UNK women’s basketball took the MIAA title against regular season champions Fort Hays State on the Tiger’s home turf on Sunday in a thrilling 57-51 battle for the conference crown.
morgan soucie on offense

UNK season comes to an end in overtime against Pitt State

March 11, 2020

MADISON The Lopers finished the season in the first round of MIAA tournament, turned back by Pittsburg State in overtime. UNK fought to the bitter end, but couldn’t...

womens basketball

Season ends with the Lopers in the semifinals

March 11, 2020

JACOB The Lopers headed down to Kansas City as the three seed for this weekend’s MIAA tournament. Their first game in the 10-team tournament came against Missouri Western...

Cedric Johnson goes for a crossover in a game against Newman University.

UNK splits games against Lincoln and UCM

February 19, 2020

MADISON UNK basketball experienced an up and down week losing at bottom-dweller Lincoln University 60-52 and then rebounded with a 78-74 victory against Central Missouri.  “I...

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