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Download your NCAA March Madness Bracket

Download your NCAA March Madness Bracket

Ian Lape-Gerwe, Design Editor

March 20, 2019


Filed under Featured Story, Men's Basketball, Sports

Print off and fill in your Northerner-themed NCAA March Madness bracket here. NKU faces Texas Tech in the first round of the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament on March 22 at 1:30 p.m. Stream the game live on fuboTV.com or watch on TNT. ...

March Madness: Questions you’re too scared to ask your hoops fan friends

March Madness: Questions you’re too scared to ask your hoops fan friends

Sam Rosenstiel, Editor-in-Chief

March 19, 2019


Filed under Featured Story, Men's Basketball, Sports

Wait—why is the basketball team going dancing? Who says Northern Kentucky in the “West” region? Are we really playing in Oklahoma? NKU is set for its second March Madness in three seasons this Friday, but if you’re not a regular college hoops fan, you probably have some questions before the ...

March Madness: “Christmas for any fan”

March Madness: “Christmas for any fan”

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

March 17, 2019


Filed under Featured Story, Men's Basketball, Sports

NKU men's basketball team will face third seeded Texas Tech in the first round of the NCAA Tournament Friday, March 22. NKU Athletics held a Selection Sunday announcement party for NKU students, alumni, and fans of the community.

Going dancing: Norse defeat Wright State in Horizon Championship

Going dancing: Norse defeat Wright State in Horizon Championship

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

March 12, 2019


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Men's Basketball, Sports

NKU men’s basketball team are the 2019 Horizon League Men’s Basketball Champions after a 77-66 win over Wright State Raiders.NKU’s post season continues with a record of 26-8 and end the conference with a record of 14-5. The Raiders season ended with an overall record of 21-13 and 13-6 in the conference.

Analysis: NKU must take early control to beat Wright State

Analysis: NKU must take early control to beat Wright State

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

March 12, 2019


Filed under Featured Story, Men's Basketball, Sports

It all comes down to this. With an NCAA tournament bid at stake, the NKU Norse take on the Wright State Raiders Tuesday night at 7 p.m. for the title of the 2019 Horizon League Men’s Basketball Champions. “I think it’s great: the Co-Champions League playing each other for the regular season Champions Le...

Norse settle score against Oakland Grizzlies 64-63

Norse settle score against Oakland Grizzlies 64-63

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

March 11, 2019


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Men's Basketball, Sports

The Norse advance past the Oakland Grizzlies 64-63 Monday night in the Semifinals of the Horizon League Basketball Tournament. NKUs record moves to 25-8 overall and 14-5 in the league, while ending the Grizzlies season with 16-17 overall and 11-8 in the conference.

‘Perfect athlete’: A Norse golfer’s integrity on the green

‘Perfect athlete’: A Norse golfer’s integrity on the green

Jasmine Smart, Reporter

March 7, 2019


Filed under Sports

Macy Wright is exceptional on and off the golf course. As her senior year comes to a close, people close to her reflect on the impact she’s had on them and what made her such a great student.

Norse fight to take down Detroit Mercy, advance in the tournament

Norse fight to take down Detroit Mercy, advance in the tournament

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

March 6, 2019


Filed under Game Coverage, Men's Basketball, Sports

NKU men’s basketball team ended Detroit Mercy’s season at BB&T Arena 99-88, Thursday night in the Horizon League Quarterfinals. The Norse advance and will continue post season play. Their record moves to 24-8 on the season and 14-5 in the conference. Detroit Mercy ended with 11-20 overall and 13-6 in the league.

Preview: Norse face Titans in first round of Horizon League tournament

Preview: Norse face Titans in first round of Horizon League tournament

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

March 6, 2019


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Men's Basketball, Sports

The first leg of the 2019 Horizon League Men’s Basketball tournament kicks off on Wednesday, March 6. The Norse will face the seventh seed Detroit Mercy Titans at BB&T Arena with tip off at 7 p.m. The game will also be broadcast on ESPN+. The Norse split the title of regular season champs with W...

NKU women’s basketball season comes to an end against IUPUI Jaguars

NKU women’s basketball season comes to an end against IUPUI Jaguars

Jasmine Smart, Reporter

March 5, 2019


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports, Women's Basketball

NKU's season comes to an end in Indianapolis against the no. 4 IUPUI Jaguars in the first round of Motor City Madness, 44-60. The Norse end the season with an 11-18 overall record and 10-8 conference record. The Jaguars advance to play Wright State in the semi finals of the Horizon League championship.

Norse secure regular season conference title, narrowly defeat Green Bay

Norse secure regular season conference title, narrowly defeat Green Bay

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

March 2, 2019


Filed under Game Coverage, Men's Basketball, Sports

NKU men's basketball team eeked out a win against the Green Bay Phoenix 86-82, securing their second consecutive Horizon League season title.Senior Drew McDonald broke NKU's all-time scoring record with 2,011 all-time points, breaking the record previously held by Craig Booker in 2000 (2,007 points). McDonald had 13 points during Saturday's match.

Women’s basketball clinches victory in last game of regular season

Women’s basketball clinches victory in last game of regular season

Northerner Staff

March 2, 2019


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Sports, Women's Basketball

NKU women's basketball team rounded out an 11-17 regular season with a victory at Detroit Mercy. The final score of the contest was 81-63. Freshman point guard Ally Niece had an electric match, leading the Norse with 22 points and 8 boards. Freshman point guard Taylor Clos contributed 14 points and...

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