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Marty Levinson was formally introduced on Friday. Photo by Traeton Harimon / Antelope Staff

Levinson ready to rejoin the Kearney community

Alex Hammeke April 12, 2024 For Marty Levinson, Friday morning was full circle. The former Loper standout was formally introduced as the program’s 22nd head coach at the Health and Sports Center. “This...

UNKs Winston Cook uses the glass on a contested layup during the Lopers home game against Newman this season. Photo by Shelby Berglund / Antelope Staff

Senior ending career on late-season surge

Sam Herbek March 1, 2024 Fifth year senior forward Winston Cook has been playing basketball for as long as he can remember. With only one more game remaining in Cook’s college career, his goal is to...

Lopers rebound after abrupt coach change

Jon Willis December 1, 2023 On Friday, Nov. 17, it was announced that long time Loper men’s basketball head coach Kevin Lofton had resigned from his position effective immediately, just one game into the...

Darrian Nebeker averaged 18 points in the first two games. Photo provided by Kylie Schwab / Antelope Staff

Senior forward ready to lead men’s basketball team

ALEXIS SANDER November 16, 2022 Darrian Nebeker, a transfer from Snow Junior College in Utah, has made his mark on the UNK men’s basketball team over the last two seasons. He leads the team in not only...

Darrian Nebeker drives to the rim against a defender.

On the edge of postseason play: Men’s basketball fights for 1-1 finish in weekend games

KEVIN BURD February 17, 2022 With 3:30 remaining and the Lopers nursing a 61-57 lead over Northeastern State, UNK point guard David Simental leaped into the air to grab a loose ball, but a RiverHawks player...

Winston Cook went to the free-throw line to capitalize on a foul from Central Missouri.

Leading scorer out as men’s basketball beats Mules

GRANT TIGHE February 26, 2021
The Loper Men’s Basketball team hosted the Central Missouri Mules Feb. 18. UNK achieved their largest margin of victory on the year as they dominated the Mules 74-51.
Myles Arnold lead the Lopers with 35 points in the game against UCO.

UNK men’s basketball team rebounds from obstacles

GRANT TIGHE February 10, 2021
Despite a season plagued with injuries and a bout of COVID-19, the UNK’s men’s basketball team has not had any cancellations or postponements of their games.
UNK basketball player driving to the hoop

Poor shooting and defense doom Lopers against Fort Hays State

February 3, 2020

ALEX UNK men’s basketball dropped its third game in a row against Fort Hays State Saturday in Hays, Kansas. The Tigers had three players in double figures and had 24 bench...

Weston Baker-MaGrath opens the game with the tip-off.

Nebraska ties run deep in Baker-MaGrath

March 7, 2019

Minnesota native easily accustomed to the good life BY: Jack McLeay The University of Nebraska-Kearney is home to many out of state student-athletes.  The transition to a new state can be...

Carter Burns and team cheer on their fellow Lopers

Men’s team fights to rise

March 1, 2019

Burns find optimism during Loper’s struggling season By: JACK MCLEAY This season hasn’t been what the UNK men’s basketball team had hoped for.  After being defeated by Northwest Missouri...

UNK Mens Basketball Bench

Fouls snub Lopers’ chances

January 17, 2019

Kearney outscored by average of 4 points in 5 conference losses Austin Jacobsen The Lopers never held a lead on Thursday night, falling 77-70 to the Bronchos of Central Oklahoma.  Being...

Kyle Juhl Layup

New faces, roles for UNK basketball

November 14, 2018

  After receiving 10th place in pre-season poll, Lopers look to replace nearly 80% of last year’s scoring in 2018-2019 season By Chris Langin If you’ve followed UNK basketball over the past half...

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