The Northerner

Jackson’s career night not enough for Norse

NKU+guard+Chad+Jackson+scores+game+high+26+points+in+NKU%27s+loss+to+North+Florida.+North+Florida+defeated+NKU+74-66+on+Jan.+22%2C+2015+in+The+Bank+of+Kentucky+Center.
Back to Article
Back to Article

Jackson’s career night not enough for Norse

NKU guard Chad Jackson scores game high 26 points in NKU's loss to North Florida. North Florida defeated NKU 74-66 on Jan. 22, 2015 in The Bank of Kentucky Center.

NKU guard Chad Jackson scores game high 26 points in NKU's loss to North Florida. North Florida defeated NKU 74-66 on Jan. 22, 2015 in The Bank of Kentucky Center.

Kody Kahle

NKU guard Chad Jackson scores game high 26 points in NKU's loss to North Florida. North Florida defeated NKU 74-66 on Jan. 22, 2015 in The Bank of Kentucky Center.

Kody Kahle

Kody Kahle

NKU guard Chad Jackson scores game high 26 points in NKU's loss to North Florida. North Florida defeated NKU 74-66 on Jan. 22, 2015 in The Bank of Kentucky Center.

Carrie Crotzer, Managing Editor

Hang on for a minute...we're trying to find some more stories you might like.


Email This Story






The NKU men’s basketball team took on the University of North Florida Thursday night, battling nearly shot-for-shot throughout the night, but still falling 74-66 to the Ospreys.

NKU started off the first half strong but would struggle to keep up with the Ospreys throughout the rest of the game.

“This is one of those nights where as a coach you’re a little befuddled because I thought we were going to come into this game with a lot of confidence … and for the first half I really felt like it was really strange,” NKU Head Coach Dave Bezold said.

At the half, NKU would go to the locker room down 33-27.

The Norse came back in the second half seemingly ready for a different game as Chad Jackson and Tyler White would both make impressive shots within the first few minutes.

NKU center Jalen Billups goes up for the layup in NKU's loss to North Florida. North Florida defeated NKU 74-66 on Jan. 22, 2015 in The Bank of Kentucky Center.

Kody Kahle
NKU center Jalen Billups goes up for the layup in NKU’s loss to North Florida. North Florida defeated NKU 74-66 on Jan. 22, 2015 in The Bank of Kentucky Center.

However, strong play by C. Jackson, White and Jalen Billups throughout the second half wouldn’t be enough to put the Norse on top at any point.

C. Jackson’s career high 26 points on the night helped to keep the Norse in the game as he also had a double-double with 12 rebounds.

“I just wanted to come out and be aggressive and try to help my team as much as I could,” C. Jackson said.

Billups also picked up 18 points and five rebounds.

With the loss NKU moves to 8-11 on the season and 2-2 in the Atlantic Sun Conference.

NKU will take on Jacksonville in their next game at home on Saturday, Jan. 24 at 1 p.m.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Navigate Left
  • Jackson’s career night not enough for Norse

    Baseball

    Cardinals defeat NKU Baseball late in the game

  • Jackson’s career night not enough for Norse

    Baseball

    Norse baseball split double-header against Golden Grizzlies

  • Jackson’s career night not enough for Norse

    Baseball

    Norse baseball fall to Butler

  • Jackson’s career night not enough for Norse

    Featured Story

    Norse softball falls to IUPUI Jaguars

  • Jackson’s career night not enough for Norse

    Featured Story

    March Madness: NKU’s season ends against Texas Tech

  • Jackson’s career night not enough for Norse

    Featured Story

    Going dancing: Norse defeat Wright State in Horizon Championship

  • Jackson’s career night not enough for Norse

    Featured Story

    Norse settle score against Oakland Grizzlies 64-63

  • Jackson’s career night not enough for Norse

    Game Coverage

    Norse fight to take down Detroit Mercy, advance in the tournament

  • Jackson’s career night not enough for Norse

    Featured Story

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

  • Jackson’s career night not enough for Norse

    Game Coverage

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

Navigate Right
The Independent Student Newspaper of Northern Kentucky University.
Jackson’s career night not enough for Norse