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McDonald named to Lou Henson award midseason list for 2nd time

McDonald named to Lou Henson award midseason list for 2nd time

Ty DeBonis, Reporter

January 14, 2019


Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

NKU men’s basketball senior forward Drew McDonald has been named to the 2018-19 Lou Henson Award Midseason Watch List along with two other Horizon League players, Detroit Mercy freshman Antoine Davis, and Wright State sophomore Loudon Love.

Norse defeat conference rival Wright State 68-64

Norse defeat conference rival Wright State 68-64

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

January 11, 2019


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

The NKU men’s basketball team held off Horizon league rivals Wright State 68-64. The Norse now move 4-1 in conference play and 14-4 overall. Wright State Raiders moves to 2-3 in the conference and 8-10 overall.

Preview: NKU hosts highly-anticipated Wright State match at BB&T

Preview: NKU hosts highly-anticipated Wright State match at BB&T

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

January 11, 2019


Filed under Featured Story, Men's Basketball, Sports

If you have been on any social media where NKU basketball fans lurk, you’ll notice the hashtag trending #WrightStateHateWeek in anticipation for tonight’s game.

Men’s basketball conquers Detroit Mercy 95-73

Men’s basketball conquers Detroit Mercy 95-73

Ty DeBonis, Reporter

January 5, 2019


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

The Northern Kentucky University men’s basketball team bounced back from a tough loss 36 hours prior with a rock-solid 95-73 victory Saturday afternoon over the Titans of Detroit Mercy in Detroit. The Norse had 6 players score in double figures this afternoon, including all 5 starters. Senior for...

Women’s basketball clutches 55-54 win over Milwaukee in final seconds

Women’s basketball clutches 55-54 win over Milwaukee in final seconds

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

January 3, 2019


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

The NKU women’s basketball team won against the Milwaukee Panthers 55-54 at BB&T Arena Thursday night. The Norse now sit at 2-1 in the Horizon League conference play.

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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.

GALLERY: Norse defeat RedHawks at BB&T Arena

GALLERY: Norse defeat RedHawks at BB&T Arena

Colin Johnson, Photo Editor

December 17, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Men's Basketball, Sports

NKU's men's basketball team defeated the Miami (Ohio) RedHawks 72-66 on Sunday night. Drew McDonald scored 21 points with 10 rebounds, marking his fifth double-double of the year. Zaynah Robinson posted 19 points, and Tyler Sharpe hit 15 points and a career-record seven assists. Dantez Walton a...

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


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

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...

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