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Poetry in motion: eight great basketball movies

Poetry in motion: eight great basketball movies
Get in the spirit of the season with these eight classics
November 11, 2019
This list of the eight best basketball movies will help you get in the spirit of the season.

Basketball Preview: The Norse Return

Basketball Preview: The Norse Return
November 6, 2019
The Norse return for their 2019-20 season with a new rhythm to winning, coaches and players. The Northerner breaks down what games you need to see, who you need to know and what impact the Norse will make in their quest to the Horizon League tournament and beyond.

Big changes are coming to 2019-20 Basketball Season

Dantez Walton (32) shoots during the final game of the Horizon League Tournament against Wright State. Walton shot 5-of-11 on the night and had 15 points.
3-point line, shot clock and technical fouls to be changed in the upcoming season.
November 6, 2019
The NKU Men’s basketball team not only has a new look to them this upcoming season, but new rules, according to NCAA.

Games you don’t want to miss

Jalen Tate (11) talks to the team during the game against Transylvania. Tate led the team with 22 points in their win over Transylvania.
Over 20+ games to be broadcast.
November 6, 2019
Norse fans will have ample opportunity to watch the Black and Gold play in the 2019-20 season, even if they can’t make it to BB&T Arena.

How NKU athletics plans to get fans in the door

NKU fans pose during the homecoming game against Oakland. The Norse defeated Oakland 79-64.
Attendance at BB&T Arena has been growing since NKU went DI
November 6, 2019
With NKU’s basketball program growing massively in the past few years, including two trips to the NCAA tournament and one bid to the NIT, the athletics department is doing all that they can to ensure students, alumni and local residents are making their way down to BB&T Arena to cheer on the Norse—including a new promotion that will send students home with $1,000.

Women’s Basketball: With experience comes excitement for the season ahead

NKU players cheer after a shot during the game against Davis & Elkins College. The Norse defeated Davis & Elkins College 73-47 on the night.
November 6, 2019
For the second year straight, the Northern Kentucky women’s basketball team is projected to finish sixth in the Horizon League preseason poll. Redshirt senior guard Molly Glick received Preseason All-Horizon League Second Team honor. 

Post-McDonald Era: Pressure is off, opportunity to build

NKU players reacts after a score by the Norse  during the game against UC Clermont. The Norse defeated UC Clermont 55-105.
November 6, 2019
The past three years for NKU men’s basketball program have been history-making, with two trips to the NCAA tournament (2017, 2019) and one trip to the NIT (2018). The Norse are focused on improving from those seasons with new coaching staff, a new style of play and four players returning out of last season’s starting five. 

Women hope to pick up where they ended last season

NKU guard Rianna Gayheart (5) and her teammates prepare to open the 2015-16 basketball season Friday at Miami University.
November 11, 2015

The women’s basketball team hopes a strong finish to the 2014-15 season, as well as an offseason trip, will propel the Norse to success in the new Horizon League.Dawn Plitzuweit’s squad won its final...

Men’s basketball hopes ‘toughness’ defines team

John Brannen prepares for his first season as NKU men's basketball coach.
November 11, 2015

If NKU’s new men’s basketball coach has his way, BB&T Arena will be a very uncomfortable place for opponents during the upcoming season.John Brannen has been on the job for seven months, and he...

2015-16 Must-see women’s basketball games

NKU junior Christine Roush passes the ball to a teammate during NKU's 38-45 loss to Loyola (Chicago). NKU lost to Loyola (Chicago) 35-45 at The Bank of Kentucky Center on Nov. 22, 2014.
November 10, 2015

MarquetteNovember 21, 1 p.m.Anytime a Big East team comes to the BB&T Arena, you know it will be a big game. The Golden Eagles will make the trip to Highland Heights. It was a tough year for Marquette...

2015-16 Must-see men’s basketball games

NKU guard Tyler White (3) led the Norse with 17 points in its season-opening loss to West Virginia.
November 10, 2015

at West VirginiaNovember 13, 7 p.m.Bob Huggins’ squad came to Highland Heights last season and defeated the Norse 67-42. NKU will look to return the favor in Morgantown. Coming off of a 25-10 season,...

5 years in Detroit; Commissioner sets goals for Horizon League

Horizon League Commissioner Jon LeCrone visited Northern Kentucky University during the school's basketball media day.
November 10, 2015

With a new member school and a new partnership for its postseason basketball tournament, it’s been a busy few months for Horizon League Commissioner Jon LeCrone.LeCrone stopped by NKU’s basketball...

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