The Northerner

Men’s basketball conquers Detroit Mercy 95-73

Men’s basketball conquers Detroit Mercy 95-73

Ty DeBonis, Reporter

January 5, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 ...

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