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NKU men’s basketball holds off Milwaukee 65-55

NKU men’s basketball holds off Milwaukee 65-55

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

March 1, 2019

NKU men's basketball team took the lead late to win 65-55 over the Milwaukee Panthers. NKU's record improves to 22-8 overall and 12-5 in the conference, while the Panthers fall to 9-21 on the season and 4-13 in the Horizon League.

NKU loses home streak against Cleveland State

NKU loses home streak against Cleveland State

Lilly Brown, Reporter

February 24, 2019

NKU Men’s Basketball team’s home winning streak comes to an end against Cleveland State 77-83. Norse drop to second place in Horizon League Conference with a record of 11-5 and Cleveland is now 4-11 in conference play and remains in the tenth spot.

Cleveland State Preview: No. 1 meets No. 10 at BB&T

Cleveland State Preview: No. 1 meets No. 10 at BB&T

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

February 23, 2019

NKU men’s basketball hosts the number 10 team in the Horizon League Saturday night at BB&T Arena. The game is not only the last home game of the season but it is Senior Night. NKU Athletics will be recognizing graduate student point guard Zaynah Robinson and senior forward Drew McDonald.

NKU takes down Youngstown State 76-69

NKU takes down Youngstown State 76-69

Jasmine Smart, Reporter

February 22, 2019

NKU men’s basketball team defeated Youngstown State 76-69 during Thursday’s game.  This brought the Norse to 21-7 overall and 11-4 in the Horizon League while the Penguins dropped 12-17 overall and 8-8 in the Horizon League.

Youngstown State preview: A streak must be broken

Youngstown State preview: A streak must be broken

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

February 21, 2019

The Norse sit atop the Horizon League with a 10-4 conference record and 20-7 season record. They are looking to keep their home winning streak alive against Youngstown State on Thursday, Feb. 21. The Penguins are 8-7 in the Horizon League and sit 12-16 on the overall season. The Penguins are tied for fifth in the league and are looking to keep their six-game win streak going.

NKU men’s basketball team falls to Wright State 81-77

NKU men’s basketball team falls to Wright State 81-77

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

February 16, 2019

NKU men’s basketball team falls to Wright State 81-77. The Norse fall 20-7 on the season and 10-4 in the Horizon League. Wright State moves to 16-11 on the season and 10-4 in the Horizon League, tying NKU for first.

#WrightStateHateWeek preview: Norse hope to remain ‘Kings of Horizon’

#WrightStateHateWeek preview: Norse hope to remain ‘Kings of Horizon’

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

February 15, 2019

The last time the Norse clashed with the Wright State Raiders, they narrowly achieved victory with a score of 68-64.

March Madness: Norse basketball projected 14 seed

March Madness: Norse basketball projected 14 seed

Nick Porras, Contributor

February 14, 2019

In the most recent bracketology done by ESPN bracketologist Joe Lunardi, the Norse men’s basketball team finds themselves as a 14-seed in the South region. Lunardi has them playing in the east region with their opening round in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The opponent offers the most intrigue as Lunardi has th...

Norse protect the home court from Oakland Grizzlies 79-64

Norse protect the home court from Oakland Grizzlies 79-64

Ty DeBonis, Reporter

February 10, 2019

The Northern Kentucky University Men’s basketball team tamed the Oakland Golden Grizzlies Saturday night at BB&T Arena by a score of 79-64. The victory moved the Norse to 20-6 overall and 10-3 in Horizon League play. It was also their 19th straight win at BB&T dating back to last season, and helped secure their 3rd straight 20 win season.

Preview: Norse look to get even with Oakland Grizzlies

Preview: Norse look to get even with Oakland Grizzlies

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

February 8, 2019

NKU men’s basketball team is on top of the Horizon League with only one loss on the board. On Saturday, Feb. 9 at 7 p.m. the Norse look to settle the score against Oakland in the main event of Homecoming weekend. It’s also Kenton County Night meaning tickets will be $9 with proof of residence.

Norse knock down Detroit Mercy 97-65

Norse knock down Detroit Mercy 97-65

Nick Porras, Contributor

February 7, 2019

NKU men’s basketball team found their rhythm against Detroit Mercy 97-65. NKU moves 9-3 in the Horizon League and 19-6 overall. The Titans moves 6-6 in the league and 10-14 overall.

NKU men’s basketball fumble against UIC, 69-67

NKU men’s basketball fumble against UIC, 69-67

Cameron Maynard, Reporter

February 3, 2019

The Norse lost 69-67 against UIC Sunday afternoon, now making their record 18-6 on the season and 8-3 in the Horizon League. UIC Flames improve 12-12 overall and now sit 6-5 in conference play.

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