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Poetry in motion: eight great basketball movies

Poetry in motion: eight great basketball movies

Get in the spirit of the season with these eight classics
Kane Mitten, Arts & Life Editor November 11, 2019
This list of the eight best basketball movies will help you get in the spirit of the season.
Get to know the newest Norse basketball players

Get to know the newest Norse basketball players

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor November 6, 2019
The newest member of NKU's men's and women's basketball team.
The leaders of the Norse

The leaders of the Norse

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor November 6, 2019
More about the people that lead the Norse to victory.
Dantez Walton (32) shoots during the final game of the Horizon League Tournament against Wright State. Walton shot 5-of-11 on the night and had 15 points.

Big changes are coming to 2019-20 Basketball Season

3-point line, shot clock and technical fouls to be changed in the upcoming season.
Sierra Newton, Sports Editor November 6, 2019
The NKU Men’s basketball team not only has a new look to them this upcoming season, but new rules, according to NCAA.
Jalen Tate (11) talks to the team during the game against Transylvania. Tate led the team with 22 points in their win over Transylvania.

Games you don’t want to miss

Over 20+ games to be broadcast.
Ty DeBonis, Reporter November 6, 2019
Norse fans will have ample opportunity to watch the Black and Gold play in the 2019-20 season, even if they can’t make it to BB&T Arena.
NKU fans pose during the homecoming game against Oakland. The Norse defeated Oakland 79-64.

How NKU athletics plans to get fans in the door

Attendance at BB&T Arena has been growing since NKU went DI
Kane Mitten, Arts & Life Editor November 6, 2019
With NKU’s basketball program growing massively in the past few years, including two trips to the NCAA tournament and one bid to the NIT, the athletics department is doing all that they can to ensure students, alumni and local residents are making their way down to BB&T Arena to cheer on the Norse—including a new promotion that will send students home with $1,000.
NKU players cheer after a shot during the game against Davis & Elkins College. The Norse defeated Davis & Elkins College 73-47 on the night.

Women’s Basketball: With experience comes excitement for the season ahead

Ty DeBonis, Reporter November 6, 2019
For the second year straight, the Northern Kentucky women’s basketball team is projected to finish sixth in the Horizon League preseason poll. Redshirt senior guard Molly Glick received Preseason All-Horizon League Second Team honor. 
NKU players reacts after a score by the Norse  during the game against UC Clermont. The Norse defeated UC Clermont 55-105.

Post-McDonald Era: Pressure is off, opportunity to build

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor November 6, 2019
The past three years for NKU men’s basketball program have been history-making, with two trips to the NCAA tournament (2017, 2019) and one trip to the NIT (2018). The Norse are focused on improving from those seasons with new coaching staff, a new style of play and four players returning out of last season’s starting five. 
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