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Men’s basketball falls to Oakland 74-76 in dramatic match

Men’s basketball falls to Oakland 74-76 in dramatic match

Ty DeBonis, Reporter

January 3, 2019

The Norse fell to the Oakland Grizzlies 74-76 in Oakland Thursday night.

Men’s basketball vanquishes Flames at BB&T Arena 73-58

Men’s basketball vanquishes Flames at BB&T Arena 73-58

Ty Debonis, Reporter

December 30, 2018

The Norse men's basketball team defeated the UIC Flames at BB&T Arena on Sunday night 73-58.

Women’s basketball falls to Jaguars 48-70

Women’s basketball falls to Jaguars 48-70

Jasmine Smart, Reporter

December 30, 2018

The NKU women's basketball team fell in their second game of conference play to the IUPUI Jaguars 70-48 in Indianapolis on Sunday.

Norse defeat Jaguars 92-77 to open conference play

Norse defeat Jaguars 92-77 to open conference play

Ty Debonis, Reporter

December 28, 2018

The Norse men's basketball team won a decisive victory over Horizon League rival the IUPUI Jaguars at BB&T Arena Friday night.

Norse notch 10th win with victory over Huskies

Norse notch 10th win with victory over Huskies

Ty Debonis, Contributor

December 21, 2018

The NKU men’s basketball team captured their tenth win on the season with a 65-62 victory over Northern Illinois on Thursday night at BB&T Arena.

NKU falls to UC on the road, 78-65

NKU falls to UC on the road, 78-65

Mike Canizales, Sports Editor

December 5, 2018

It only took 30 years for NKU and the University of Cincinnati to renew their rivalry on the basketball court, but in front of a crowd of over 11,000 at Fifth Third Arena, the Bearcats coasted to a 78-65 victory over the Norse on Tuesday night. “I thought we would come in here and compete a...

McDonald earns second Horizon League Co-Player of the Week honors

McDonald earns second Horizon League Co-Player of the Week honors

Mike Canizales, Sports Editor

December 4, 2018

After leading the Norse to back-to-back victories over Morehead State and UMBC last week, senior forward Drew McDonald was named Horizon League Co-Player of the Week, alongside Green Bay's ShanQuan Hemphill on Monday afternoon. This marks the second time this season and fifth time of his career th...

McDonald scores 21 to lead NKU past UMBC, 78-60

McDonald scores 21 to lead NKU past UMBC, 78-60

Sierra Newton, Assistant Sports Editor

December 1, 2018

Fresh off his triple-double against Morehead State on Tuesday night, Horizon League preseason MVP Drew McDonald tallied 21 points and five rebounds to help the Norse past last year's NCAA Tournament darlings UMBC, 78-60 at BB&T Arena on Friday night. The Cold Spring, Kentucky native finished ...

McDonald named to the 2019 Lou Henson Award Watch List

McDonald named to the 2019 Lou Henson Award Watch List

Mike Canizales, Sports Editor

November 30, 2018

NKU senior standout Drew McDonald has been named to the 2018-19 Lou Henson Award Watch List for the second consecutive season. This award is presented to the nation's top mid-major player in Division I college basketball and will be presented at the College Insider awards event in April at the site of t...

Volleyball falls to Miami (OH) in first round of NIVC

Volleyball falls to Miami (OH) in first round of NIVC

Jasmine Smart, Reporter

November 30, 2018

The NKU women’s volleyball team season ended in the first round of the National Invitational Volleyball Championship, after being swept by Miami (OH) in three sets (25-14, 25-18, 25-22) on Thursday night. With the loss, the Norse end their 2018 season with a winning record of 21-10. Laura Crawford and Natali...

McDonald posts triple-double in win over Morehead State

McDonald posts triple-double in win over Morehead State

Mike Canizales, Sports Editor

November 28, 2018

It only took 6,506 days, but Craig Conley now has company in NKU's triple-double club, as Drew McDonald became the long-awaited second member on Tuesday night.

Volleyball earns postseason tournament bid

Volleyball earns postseason tournament bid

Mike Canizales, Sports Editor

November 27, 2018

The NKU women’s volleyball team advanced to the postseason for the first time in the Division I era, when they earned a bid to the 2018 National Invitational Volleyball Championship on Sunday night. “We are very excited to play in the NIVC tournament,” NKU head coach Liz Hart said. “It’s ...

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