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N. Kentucky Norse @ Milwaukee Panthers

Current Records: N. Kentucky 14-12, Milwaukee 13-13

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After three games on the road, Milwaukee is heading back home. They and the N. Kentucky Norse will face off in a Horizon League battle at 8:00 p.m. ET on Saturday at UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena. We saw both of these teams recently pull out wins they weren't expected to get, so we'll see who gives it right back.

Milwaukee posted their closest victory since December 22, 2023 on Wednesday. They came out on top in a nail-biter against the Vikings and snuck past 71-68.

Meanwhile, N. Kentucky had already won two in a row (a stretch where they outscored their opponents by an average of 11 points), and they went ahead and made it three on Wednesday. They dodged a bullet and finished off the Phoenix 58-57.

The victory got the Panthers back to even at 13-13. As for the Norse, their victory bumped their record up to 14-12.

Looking ahead, Milwaukee is expected to win a tight contest, barring any buzzer beaters.

Milwaukee lost to the Norse at home by a decisive 90-72 margin in their previous meeting back in January. Will Milwaukee have more luck at home instead of on the road?


Milwaukee is a slight 2.5-point favorite against N. Kentucky, according to the latest college basketball odds.

The oddsmakers had a good feel for the line for this one, as the game opened with the Panthers as a 3-point favorite.

The over/under is 153.5 points.

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Series History

N. Kentucky has won 7 out of their last 10 games against Milwaukee.

  • Jan 18, 2024 - N. Kentucky 90 vs. Milwaukee 72
  • Jan 28, 2023 - Milwaukee 75 vs. N. Kentucky 74
  • Jan 12, 2023 - Milwaukee 80 vs. N. Kentucky 75
  • Feb 09, 2022 - N. Kentucky 75 vs. Milwaukee 39
  • Jan 01, 2022 - Milwaukee 61 vs. N. Kentucky 55
  • Feb 06, 2021 - N. Kentucky 79 vs. Milwaukee 65
  • Feb 05, 2021 - N. Kentucky 87 vs. Milwaukee 73
  • Feb 02, 2020 - N. Kentucky 65 vs. Milwaukee 56
  • Dec 28, 2019 - N. Kentucky 74 vs. Milwaukee 64
  • Feb 28, 2019 - N. Kentucky 65 vs. Milwaukee 55