The Northerner

NKU’s 2017-2018 men’s basketball schedule released

The+Norse+prepare+for+Thursday%27s+game+against+Green+Bay.
Back to Article
Back to Article

NKU’s 2017-2018 men’s basketball schedule released

The Norse prepare for Thursday's game against Green Bay.

The Norse prepare for Thursday's game against Green Bay.

Colin Johnson

The Norse prepare for Thursday's game against Green Bay.

Colin Johnson

Colin Johnson

The Norse prepare for Thursday's game against Green Bay.

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor

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


Email This Story






Northern Kentucky University released the 2017-2018 men’s basketball schedule Wednesday afternoon. The season is set to start on Nov. 4 with an exhibition against Urbana with the regular season starting Nov. 10 against East Tennessee State.

“We are currently hard at work preparing for the upcoming season,” head coach John Brannen said. “Our goal scheduling this year was to put together as demanding and challenging a schedule as we could.”  

The Norse will play several teams who reached the NCAA Tournament last season including ETSU, Vermont and Iona. NKU will also face Texas A&M, a Southeastern Conference member, on Dec. 19 in College Station and American Athletic Conference member Memphis on Nov. 25 in Memphis.

The Norse non-conference schedule also includes a trip to Nassau to play in the Bahamas Showcase starting on Nov. 17 as well as home games against EKU and Morehead State in December.

“With the likes of ETSU, EKU and Morehead State at home and Texas A&M, Memphis and ETSU on the road, we have accomplished exactly that,” Brannen said. “We will need all of Norse Nation and our student body to make BB&T the most difficult arena to play in in the Horizon League.”

The Norse will start their conference schedule starts with a home game against IUPUI on Dec. 28 followed by home game against UIC on Dec. 30.

Homecoming week will include home match-ups with Horizon League front runners Milwaukee on Feb. 8 and Green Bay on Feb. 10.

The Norse will then play their final home game of the season against Youngstown State on Feb. 19. 

To see the full schedule, visit NKUnorse.com.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Navigate Left
  • NKU’s 2017-2018 men’s basketball schedule released

    Baseball

    Cardinals defeat NKU Baseball late in the game

  • NKU’s 2017-2018 men’s basketball schedule released

    Baseball

    Norse baseball split double-header against Golden Grizzlies

  • NKU’s 2017-2018 men’s basketball schedule released

    Baseball

    Norse baseball fall to Butler

  • NKU’s 2017-2018 men’s basketball schedule released

    Featured Story

    Norse softball falls to IUPUI Jaguars

  • NKU’s 2017-2018 men’s basketball schedule released

    Featured Story

    March Madness: NKU’s season ends against Texas Tech

  • NKU’s 2017-2018 men’s basketball schedule released

    Featured Story

    Going dancing: Norse defeat Wright State in Horizon Championship

  • NKU’s 2017-2018 men’s basketball schedule released

    Featured Story

    Norse settle score against Oakland Grizzlies 64-63

  • NKU’s 2017-2018 men’s basketball schedule released

    Game Coverage

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

  • NKU’s 2017-2018 men’s basketball schedule released

    Featured Story

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

  • NKU’s 2017-2018 men’s basketball schedule released

    Game Coverage

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

Navigate Right
The Independent Student Newspaper of Northern Kentucky University.
NKU’s 2017-2018 men’s basketball schedule released