The Northerner

New MBB coach wants ‘a thousand students in the gym’

New MBB coach wants ‘a thousand students in the gym’

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

August 23, 2019

Head men’s basketball coach Darrin Horn is looking to make NKU the hardest place to play in the Horizon League. Through the summer, he’s prepared his team to play a more competitive schedule, and wants Norse Nation to match the energy.  “We need a thousand students in BB&T Arena,” Horn said. ...

Vaidya, Horn take over Florence Freedom

Vaidya, Horn take over Florence Freedom

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

August 23, 2019

NKU fans, faculty and students took over UC Health Stadium, home of the Florence Freedom for a special “NKU night.” Alumni and students alike took the opportunity to connect over baseball. Hannah Siefert, part of the NKU Young Alumni Association, works at the stadium. Siefert was an integral part in ...

NKU MBB adds point guard Bryson Langdon

NKU MBB adds point guard Bryson Langdon

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

June 20, 2019

Head Coach Darrin Horn announced the addition of Bryson Langdon Wednesday. Langdon is a 5’9” Chicago native from Arizona Western College.

John Harge added to NKU MBB roster

John Harge added to NKU MBB roster

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

June 7, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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