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Men’s Basketball: Norse picked #2 in Horizon League poll

Men’s Basketball: Norse picked #2 in Horizon League poll

Mike Canizales, Sports Editor

November 2, 2018

The Horizon League recently announced their preseason poll and all-league team as voted by the League's coaches, media and sports information directors. The Norse were picked to finish second with 10 first place votes and 356 points behind league favorite and last season’s Motor City Madness Tourname...

Nominations open for David Lee Holt NKU Athletics Hall of Fame

Nominations open for David Lee Holt NKU Athletics Hall of Fame

Mike Canizales, Sports Editor

November 2, 2018

The NKU department of athletics are now accepting nominations for their 2018-19 David Lee Holt NKU Athletics Hall of Fame class. The bi-annual ceremony recognizes former student-athletes and other individuals who have distinguished themselves in the field of athletics, either by virtue of their perfor...

Men’s basketball outpaces Thomas More 85-47

Men’s basketball outpaces Thomas More 85-47

Sierra Newton, Assistant Sports Editor

October 30, 2018

The NKU men’s basketball team opened up their season with a exhibition win over Thomas More University at BB&T Arena. Thomas More shot 30 percent from field goals, while the Norse’s field goal percentage made it to 60 percent.

ESPN announces programming schedule for men’s and women’s basketball

ESPN announces programming schedule for men’s and women’s basketball

Aric France, Reporter

October 30, 2018

A total of 45 Northern Kentucky University men’s and women’s basketball games will be broadcast digitally on either ESPN3 or ESPN + for all of Norse nation to watch this season. The Norse will be showcased on ESPN3 15 times, while being broadcast live on ESPN+ 30 times this season. ESPN+ can be...

Norse basketball’s Holland joins pro league in Netherlands

Norse basketball’s Holland joins pro league in Netherlands

Mike Canizales, Sports Editor

August 27, 2018

Former NKU men's basketball star and Horizon League Tournament MVP 2017 Lavone Holland II has signed his first professional contract to play overseas with the Den Helder Suns in the Netherlands.

Former NKU basketball standout joins European pro team

Former NKU basketball standout joins European pro team

Mike Canizales, Sports Editor

August 25, 2018

Former NKU men's basketball standout Jordan Garnett has signed to play his rookie season overseas in Cyprus Division A with Omonia Nicosia.

Going for gold: McDonald shines in international tournament

Going for gold: McDonald shines in international tournament

Mike Canizales, Sports Editor

August 22, 2018

Norse men’s basketball standout Drew McDonald can now add a gold medal to his list of accomplishments at NKU.

Norse to take on Bearcats as game attendance soars

Norse to take on Bearcats as game attendance soars

Mike Canizales, Sports Editor

August 17, 2018

Norse men's basketball will start a four-game home-and-home series with the University of Cincinnati Bearcats, beginning in the 2018-19 season.

Brannen to lead Norse through 2022

Brannen to lead Norse through 2022

Sam Rosenstiel, Editor-in-Chief

June 29, 2018

Norse men’s basketball head coach John Brannen signed a contract with NKU Athletics Friday that keeps him at the helm through the 2021-2022 season.

Off-season movement continues with Faulkner release, Rack departure

Off-season movement continues with Faulkner release, Rack departure

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor

April 5, 2018

This off-season should prove to be a period of change for the Norse, with many members of the team leaving the roster. Williams’ transfer left a scholarship spot open, which was  awarded to Tyler Sharpe, a transfer from Louisville. Sharpe announced this on his Twitter account. Thank you 🙏🏼 ht...

McDonald named to Lou Henson All-American Team

McDonald named to Lou Henson All-American Team

Kevin Carey, Assistant Sports Editor

April 3, 2018

Drew McDonald started his junior season the Horizon League Pre-Season Player of the Year and concluded with being selected to the All-League First Team in the Horizon League. McDonald can now add another accomplishment to his resume by being selected as a Lou Henson All-American. The Lou Henson All American team honors the ...

With Williams transfer, where do the Norse go from here?

With Williams transfer, where do the Norse go from here?

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor

March 28, 2018

When NKU takes the court next fall, they’ll do so without senior starters Jordan Garnett and Lavone Holland II. More unexpected is the release of sophomore forward Carson Williams. Williams was granted his release from the university on Friday, confirmed by Bryan McEldowney, director of communications f...

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