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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...

Volleyball falls to Miami (OH) in first round of NIVC

Volleyball falls to Miami (OH) in first round of NIVC

Jasmine Smart, Reporter

November 30, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Sports, Volleyball

The NKU women’s volleyball team season ended in the first round of the National Invitational Volleyball Championship, after being swept by Miami (OH) in three sets (25-14, 25-18, 25-22) on Thursday night. With the loss, the Norse end their 2018 season with a winning record of 21-10. Laura Crawford and Natali...

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.

Volleyball earns postseason tournament bid

Volleyball earns postseason tournament bid

Mike Canizales, Sports Editor

November 27, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Sports, Volleyball

The NKU women’s volleyball team advanced to the postseason for the first time in the Division I era, when they earned a bid to the 2018 National Invitational Volleyball Championship on Sunday night. “We are very excited to play in the NIVC tournament,” NKU head coach Liz Hart said. “It’s ...

NKU drops fourth straight; lose to Austin Peay 52-48

NKU drops fourth straight; lose to Austin Peay 52-48

Mike Canizales, Sports Editor

November 27, 2018


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

Despite holding Austin Peay to just 15-of-43 (34.9 percent) shooting, the NKU women’s basketball team fell to the Governors 52-48 on the road Monday night. With the loss, the Norse drop to 1-4 on the season, while the Governors improve to 3-3. Taylor Clos led the Norse with 21 points on 8-of-14 shooting, wh...

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 ...

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