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Women’s basketball streak ends to Wright State

Women’s basketball streak ends to Wright State

Carrie Crotzer, Managing Editor

January 3, 2015


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports, Sports Features, Women's Basketball

The NKU women’s basketball team’s four-game winning streak came to an end Saturday afternoon, taking a 72-60 loss against Wright State University. “I was really proud of our kids for their effort,” NKU Head Coach Dawn Plitzuweit said. "I thought we played against a really good team in Wright...

Norse women end 2014 with win over IUPUI

Norse women end 2014 with win over IUPUI

Clayton Castle, Sports Editor

December 30, 2014


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports, Sports Features, Women's Basketball

The NKU women’s basketball team extended its winning streak to four on Tuesday night by defeating the Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) Jaguars by a score of 57-43 in front of 1,283 fans at The Bank of Kentucky Center. “I think that was a very hard-fought battle for our k...

Persons, Monaco lead NKU to win over Idaho

Persons, Monaco lead NKU to win over Idaho

Clayton Castle, Sports Editor

December 22, 2014


Filed under Game Coverage, Men's Basketball, Sports, Sports Features

Tayler Persons scored 23 points and Anthony Monaco added 17 as the NKU men’s basketball team defeated the Idaho Vandals by a score of 81-68 at the Bank of Kentucky Center on Monday night. Earlier in the day, Persons was named the Atlantic Sun Newcomer Player of the Week and the Mid-Major Madness F...

Norse defeat local rival Cincinnati

Norse defeat local rival Cincinnati

Clayton Castle, Sports Editor

December 17, 2014


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports, Sports Features, Women's Basketball

The NKU women’s basketball team will retain bragging rights over the University of Cincinnati Bearcats women’s basketball team as the Norse defeated the Bearcats for the second year in a row by a score of 66-52 at The Bank of Kentucky Center on Wednesday night. NKU is now 2-1 over Cincinnati since rec...

Norse rebound after loss to West Virginia, win big over UC-Clermont

Norse rebound after loss to West Virginia, win big over UC-Clermont

Clayton Castle, Sports Editor

December 14, 2014


Filed under Game Coverage, Men's Basketball, Sports

NKU's men’s basketball team looked to bounce back from their 25-point loss to West Virginia last weekend by defeating UC-Clermont on Sunday afternoon. The team did just that, defeating the Cougars by 54 points by a score of 107-54 at The Bank of Kentucky Center.  NKU improved on their shooting percentag...

Loss delivers lessons for men’s basketball

Loss delivers lessons for men’s basketball

Carrie Crotzer, Sports Editor

December 7, 2014


Filed under Game Coverage, Men's Basketball, Sports, Sports Features

NKU men’s basketball team saw their biggest crowd since going Division I Sunday night as they took on the West Virginia Mountaineers at home, taking their fifth loss of the season 67-42. NKU started the first half strong with Chad Jackson picking up the first six points of the game for NKU. "I think I’m just...

Norse struggle against UT-Martin

Norse struggle against UT-Martin

Clayton Castle, Reporter

December 3, 2014


Filed under Game Coverage, Men's Basketball, Sports, Sports Features

The Northern Kentucky men’s basketball struggled to score and take advantage of turnovers in their game against UT-Martin on Wednesday night, resulting in the Norse falling short of its fourth win of the season, losing to the Skyhawks by a score of 71-56 in front of 1,272 fans at The Bank of Kentucky Ce...

Women’s basketball face hard loss against Ohio University

Women’s basketball face hard loss against Ohio University

DeSherion McBroom, Reporter

November 25, 2014


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports, Women's Basketball

NKU women’s basketball team took on Ohio University Tuesday night taking a devastating loss to the Bobcats, 77-38. The Bobcats started out strong against the Norse going on a 13-2 run to start the game. After three straight offensive rebounds, the Norse scored their first field goal of the game at t...

Men’s basketball dominate Ohio Mid-Western

Men’s basketball dominate Ohio Mid-Western

Carrie Crotzer, Sports Editor

November 22, 2014


Filed under Game Coverage, Men's Basketball, Sports, Sports Features

Every player on the men’s basketball team saw the court Saturday night against Ohio Mid-Western as NKU dominated in a 98-48 win. The game started off quick for the Norse as they took of on a 17-0 run before OMW would get their first points just over six minutes into the game. Tyler White would pick...

Women’s basketball fall 45-38 to Loyola

Women’s basketball fall 45-38 to Loyola

DeSherion McBroom, Reporter

November 22, 2014


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports, Women's Basketball

NKU’s women’s basketball team took on Loyola University on Saturday in their home opener, losing to the Ramblers 45-38. The Loyola Ramblers took and early 8-6 lead to start off the game. After the Ramblers scored again to make it 10-6 the Norse were able to score on a quick jump shot and two free ...

Bezold gets win in 300th game of career

Bezold gets win in 300th game of career

Carrie Crotzer, Sports Editor

November 19, 2014


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

NKU men’s basketball took on North Carolina A&T Wednesday night garnering their first win of the season, defeating the Aggies 68-55. The game, which was the team’s first home game of the year, also marked David Bezold’s 300th game in his time as head coach for the Norse. "I honestly didn’...

Ruble leads team to victory on Senior Night

Ruble leads team to victory on Senior Night

Carrie Crotzer, Sports Editor

November 15, 2014


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Sports, Sports Features, Volleyball

NKU volleyball picked up a win in their final game of the regular season Saturday afternoon against USC Upstate, winning 3-1 on Senior Night. Three players were honored as part of Senior Night, including Kiersten Ham, Megan Wanstrath, and Jenna Ruble. The first set started off slow for both teams, ...

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