The Northerner

Women hope to pick up where they ended last season

Women hope to pick up where they ended last season

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

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 three regular-season games last season, then won its first two Atlantic Sun tournament games before f...

2015-16 Must-see women’s basketball games

2015-16 Must-see women’s basketball games

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

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 in 2014-15, as they went 9-22 overall and 4-14 in the Big East. Only Providence and Georgetown finished...

2015-16 Must-see men’s basketball games

2015-16 Must-see men’s basketball games

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

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, the Mountaineers were picked to finish sixth in the Big 12. Joe Lunardi, ESPN.com bracketologist predicts WVU will make the NCAA tour...

5 years in Detroit; Commissioner sets goals for Horizon League

5 years in Detroit; Commissioner sets goals for Horizon League

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

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 media day to discuss the Norse’s addition to the league and the league’s new tournament home in D...

2015-16 Horizon League women’s basketball preview

2015-16 Horizon League women’s basketball preview

William Borland, Contributor

November 9, 2015

Teams ranked in predicted order in Horizon League preseason poll.#1 - Green BayHead Coach- Kevin Borseth2014-2015: First place in the Horizon League last year with a 15-1 conference record and a 28-5 overall recordGreen Bay was the regular season and conference tournament champions of the Horizon League last year and they are...

2015-16 Horizon League men’s basketball preview

2015-16 Horizon League men’s basketball preview

Kari Lakes, Contributor

November 9, 2015

Teams ranked in predicted order in Horizon League preseason poll. Valparaiso (Indiana)Head Coach- Bryce Drew (5th season)Rank- 1st 2014-15: 28-6 overall, 13-3 in the Horizon LeagueWith the record of 28-6, the Crusaders have been picked to win the Horizon League, with four players being named preseas...

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