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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...

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


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

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...

WATCH- Norse on the Rise! Part 2

WATCH- Norse on the Rise! Part 2

December 3, 2018


Filed under Campus Events, Featured Story, Men's Basketball, Video, Women's Basketball

Community support has been a crucial part of Norse Basketball success since the programs beginning. Rick Meyers and Kim Vance has seen this support from basketball's early days to now and how the changes in the community have effected the community.

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


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

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 ...

When Norse score 80, you score pizza

When Norse score 80, you score pizza

Kane Mitten, Assistant Arts & Life Editor

November 30, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Men's Basketball, Sports

As the men’s basketball season starts back up, the much-loved Domino’s promotion has returned.

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


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

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...

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


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

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.

WATCH- Norse Basketball on the Rise! Part 1

WATCH- Norse Basketball on the Rise! Part 1

November 26, 2018


Filed under Campus Events, Featured Story, Men's Basketball, Student Voices, Video

Men's basketball is on the rise at NKU and over the past few years it has garnered national attention. Student support is an important part of the continued success of the basketball team. Unaffiliated student-run accounts such as Valhalla Vanguard have popped up, creating further buzz on different ...

NKU falls to UCF on the road, spoiling 6-game win streak

NKU falls to UCF on the road, spoiling 6-game win streak

Mike Canizales, Sports Editor

November 25, 2018


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

After helping the Norse to their best start (6-0) in the Division I era, Drew McDonald's 22-point performance was no match for the University of Central Florida and their 7'6" blocking specialist Tacko Fall, the Norse suffered their first loss of the season on Saturday night, 66-53. Last weekend's Maui ...

McDonald named Horizon League Co-Player of the Week

McDonald named Horizon League Co-Player of the Week

Mike Canizales, Sports Editor

November 20, 2018


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

After leading the Norse to a perfect 3-0 record en route to the team title in the KEMI Northern Kentucky Basketball Classic, Drew McDonald was named Horizon League Co-Player of the Week, along with Green Bay's JayQuan McCloud on Monday afternoon. The Cold Spring, Kentucky native was named tournament MVP...

Norse remain undefeated after win vs. Coastal Carolina

Norse remain undefeated after win vs. Coastal Carolina

Aric France, Reporter

November 19, 2018


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

The NKU men’s basketball team collected a clean sweep in the KEMI Northern Kentucky Basketball Classic after beating Coastal Carolina 89-83 to remain undefeated (6-0) on Sunday night. “I thought this was the first of the six games where everyone did their job,” NKU head coach John Branne...

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