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Preview: Norse face Titans in first round of Horizon League tournament

Preview: Norse face Titans in first round of Horizon League tournament

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

March 6, 2019

The first leg of the 2019 Horizon League Men’s Basketball tournament kicks off on Wednesday, March 6. The Norse will face the seventh seed Detroit Mercy Titans at BB&T Arena with tip off at 7 p.m. The game will also be broadcast on ESPN+. The Norse split the title of regular season champs with W...

NKU women’s basketball season comes to an end against IUPUI Jaguars

NKU women’s basketball season comes to an end against IUPUI Jaguars

Jasmine Smart, Reporter

March 5, 2019

NKU's season comes to an end in Indianapolis against the no. 4 IUPUI Jaguars in the first round of Motor City Madness, 44-60. The Norse end the season with an 11-18 overall record and 10-8 conference record. The Jaguars advance to play Wright State in the semi finals of the Horizon League championship.

Norse secure regular season conference title, narrowly defeat Green Bay

Norse secure regular season conference title, narrowly defeat Green Bay

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

March 2, 2019

NKU men's basketball team eeked out a win against the Green Bay Phoenix 86-82, securing their second consecutive Horizon League season title.Senior Drew McDonald broke NKU's all-time scoring record with 2,011 all-time points, breaking the record previously held by Craig Booker in 2000 (2,007 points). McDonald had 13 points during Saturday's match.

Women’s basketball clinches victory in last game of regular season

Women’s basketball clinches victory in last game of regular season

Northerner Staff

March 2, 2019

NKU women's basketball team rounded out an 11-17 regular season with a victory at Detroit Mercy. The final score of the contest was 81-63. Freshman point guard Ally Niece had an electric match, leading the Norse with 22 points and 8 boards. Freshman point guard Taylor Clos contributed 14 points and...

NKU men’s basketball holds off Milwaukee 65-55

NKU men’s basketball holds off Milwaukee 65-55

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

March 1, 2019

NKU men's basketball team took the lead late to win 65-55 over the Milwaukee Panthers. NKU's record improves to 22-8 overall and 12-5 in the conference, while the Panthers fall to 9-21 on the season and 4-13 in the Horizon League.

NKU takes down Oakland Grizzlies 74-63

NKU takes down Oakland Grizzlies 74-63

Jasmine Smart, Reporter

February 28, 2019

NKU women's basketball defeats Oakland Golden Grizzlies 74-63. This win moves NKU to 10-17 on the season and 9-8 in the Horizon League. The Grizzlies fall 6-22 in the season and 3-14 in the conference.

NKU defends home court against Cleveland State

NKU defends home court against Cleveland State

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

February 24, 2019

NKU women’s basketball team ended the home season with six game winning streak against Cleveland State Sunday afternoon with a score of 74-55. The Norse move to 8-8 in the conference and 9-17 on the season. Cleveland State Vikings fall to 10-18 on the season and 7-10 in the Horizon League.

Preview: Women’s team hosts Cleveland State on Senior Day

Preview: Women’s team hosts Cleveland State on Senior Day

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

February 24, 2019

The NKU women’s basketball team hosts Cleveland State Vikings Sunday, Feb. 24 at BB&T Arena. The game will be the final home game of the season and honor senior guard Taryn Taugher. The game will also be NKU’s pink game, the Norse partner with the Pink Ribbon Girls, an organization that provides various services to individuals with breast and gynecological cancers.

NKU loses home streak against Cleveland State

NKU loses home streak against Cleveland State

Lilly Brown, Reporter

February 24, 2019

NKU Men’s Basketball team’s home winning streak comes to an end against Cleveland State 77-83. Norse drop to second place in Horizon League Conference with a record of 11-5 and Cleveland is now 4-11 in conference play and remains in the tenth spot.

Cleveland State Preview: No. 1 meets No. 10 at BB&T

Cleveland State Preview: No. 1 meets No. 10 at BB&T

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

February 23, 2019

NKU men’s basketball hosts the number 10 team in the Horizon League Saturday night at BB&T Arena. The game is not only the last home game of the season but it is Senior Night. NKU Athletics will be recognizing graduate student point guard Zaynah Robinson and senior forward Drew McDonald.

NKU women’s basketball knocks down Youngstown State

NKU women’s basketball knocks down Youngstown State

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

February 22, 2019

NKU women’s basketball knocks down the number two team in the Horizon League Friday night 62-65. The Black and Gold move 8-17 on the season and 7-8 in the conference, while the Penguins fall to 20-7 overall and 12-4 in the Horizon League.

Preview: NKU hosts No. 2 in the Horizon League

Preview: NKU hosts No. 2 in the Horizon League

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

February 22, 2019

The NKU women’s basketball team, currently seventh  in the Horizon League, takes on the second-place Youngstown State Penguins on Friday, Feb. 22. The Norse sit at 7-17 overall and 6-8 in the conference, while the Penguins are 20-6 on the season with a 12-3 conference record.

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