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John Harge added to NKU MBB roster

John Harge added to NKU MBB roster

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

June 7, 2019


Filed under Featured Story, Men's Basketball, Sports

NKU Men’s basketball team continues to grow with another commit announced early Friday. John Harge of Hillcrest Preparatory academy tweeted his verbal commitment to NKU on Wednesday, June 5.

NKU MBB introduce transfer shooting guard Adham Eleeda

NKU MBB introduce transfer shooting guard Adham Eleeda

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

June 6, 2019


Filed under Featured Story, Men's Basketball, Sports

Head Coach Darrin Horn announced Adham Eleeda, a shooting guard from Sheridan College (Wyoming), signed to play for the Norse on Tuesday in a press release.

NKU MBB announces assistant coaches for 2019-20 season

NKU MBB announces assistant coaches for 2019-20 season

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

May 14, 2019


Filed under Featured Story, Men's Basketball, Sports

NKU Men’s basketball announced David Harris and Simon McCormack as assistant basketball coaches with Joey Kizel as Video Coordinator for the Norse on Friday afternoon.

Center Chris Vogt transferring from NKU

Center Chris Vogt transferring from NKU

Kane Mitten, Assistant Arts & Life Editor

May 10, 2019


Filed under Breaking News, Featured Story, Men's Basketball, Sports

The 7'1 center from Mayfield, KY is leaving NKU's men's basketball team.

Darrin Horn seals the deal as NKU MBB coach

Darrin Horn seals the deal as NKU MBB coach

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

April 26, 2019


Filed under Featured Story, Men's Basketball, Sports

It’s official! The new men’s basketball coach Darrin Horn stepped foot into his new home of BB&T Arena Thursday afternoon. The press conference opened with remarks from President Ashish Vaidya and NKU Athletic Director Ken Bothof—welcoming Horn and his family to the NKU community.

NKU selects Darrin Horn as men’s basketball head coach

NKU selects Darrin Horn as men’s basketball head coach

Kane Mitten, Assistant Arts & Life Editor

April 23, 2019


Filed under Featured Story, Men's Basketball, Sports

Horn formerly coached WKU, USC, and was assistant coach at the University of Texas.

Column: Who will coach Norse MBB? Our picks to replace Brannen

Column: Who will coach Norse MBB? Our picks to replace Brannen

Sam Rosenstiel and Sierra Newton, Editor-in-Chief, Sports Editor

April 16, 2019


Filed under Featured Story, Men's Basketball, Sports, Viewpoints

On a clear blue Sunday, news broke that NKU men’s basketball coach John Brannen was leaving for the Cincinnati Bearcats. The veil in BB&T Arena was torn, and the mountains fell on themselves at the word that the leader of NKU’s Division I crusade was hopping across the river. (Editor’s Note: Ok, not really, but it did kind of feel that way.)

Cincinnati to snag NKU men’s basketball coach John Brannen

Cincinnati to snag NKU men’s basketball coach John Brannen

Sam Rosenstiel and Sierra Newton

April 14, 2019


Filed under Featured Story, Men's Basketball, Sports

NKU men’s basketball coach John Brannen is expected to leave for the Cincinnati Bearcats, according to reports.

Fact check: Is NKU MBB Coach Brannen leaving for Alabama?

Fact check: Is NKU MBB Coach Brannen leaving for Alabama?

Sierra Newton and Kane Mitten

March 25, 2019


Filed under Featured Story, Men's Basketball, Sports

Why are we even asking this question?  With being the second winningest coach in NKU history and taking two trips to the NCAA tournament as well as an NIT debut in the first three years of Division I eligibility, these types of talks come about.

Column: Despite loss, NKU v. Texas Tech will stay with fans

Column: Despite loss, NKU v. Texas Tech will stay with fans

Sam Rosenstiel and Kane Mitten

March 24, 2019


Filed under Featured Story, Men's Basketball, Sports

As Norse fans across Highland Heights held each other and hoisted drinks in the air, you wouldn’t have known they were toasting a defeat.

March Madness: NKU’s season ends against Texas Tech

March Madness: NKU’s season ends against Texas Tech

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

March 22, 2019


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

NKU men’s basketball historic season ended against the Texas Tech Red Raiders Friday at the BOK Center in Tulsa. The Norse end the season Horizon League regular season co-champs as well as Horizon League Champions. The Norse ended the season with a 28-9.  

March Madness: Expert takes, odds, French connections and more

March Madness: Expert takes, odds, French connections and more

Sam Rosenstiel and Sierra Newton, Editor-in-Chief, Sports Editor

March 22, 2019


Filed under Featured Story, Men's Basketball, Sports

It might be a longshot, but that would make an upset that much sweeter. The 14-seeded NKU Norse are taking the fight to Tulsa against 3-seed Texas Tech Red Raiders today at 1:30 p.m. in the school’s second March Madness appearance since entering Division I. But how likely are the Norse to win? We ...

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