The Northerner

Women’s basketball prepares for push into postseason

Nick Jones

January 12, 2011

Filed under Sports

Hitting the halfway mark of the 2010-11 basketball season, the Northern Kentucky University women’s basketball team is playing its best basketball of the season. After dropping two out of their first three contest, the Norse have been able to battle back to an overall record of 11-3. With 12 games...

Men’s basketball off to quick start, but tough road awaits

John Minor

January 12, 2011

Filed under Sports

With a little over half of the 2010-11 season in the books, the Northern Kentucky University men’s basketball team has positioned themselves to make a postseason run. However, with five games left against teams ranked in the top ten of the NABC/Division II Coaches Poll, the Norse have their work cut...

Alumni night reunites grads

Matt Brewer

January 12, 2011

Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Events, News, Sports

Despite all the empty seats in the Bank of Kentucky Center, the Northern Kentucky University Pep Band added an element of excitement and school pride to the men’s and women’s basketball games. To add to that excitement, not necessarily for the fans gathered in the arena, but for the members of the...

Norse play for one of their own

Shawn Bennett

December 1, 2010

Filed under News, Sports

Imagine being a young college basketball star, well-liked by teammates and with promising future ahead of you, and then you learn that you have been diagnosed with cancer. That is the reality for Northern Kentucky University student athlete Dustin Maguire, who in May learned that he had been diagnosed wit...

Largest crowd in program history for Norse basketball

Nick Jones

November 1, 2010

Filed under Sports

The Northern Kentucky University men's basketball team played in front of the largest crowed in team history in the brand new KFC Yum! Center, the new home of the Louisville Cardinals on Sunday afternoon. The attendance of 18,869 barely eclipsed the previous mark of 18,824, set in 2004 when the Norse...

Halloween starts early for NKU athletes

Sean Bennett

October 27, 2010

Filed under Arts & Life, Campus Events, Sports

Halloween came a little early at Northern Kentucky University as the NKU Athletic Department held the Second Annual Halloween Hoopla on Oct. 25 at The Bank of Kentucky Center. Kids and parents came to the event, as student athletes from each sport handed out candy to the trick-or-treaters. Different boo...

Black and gold pride

Nick Jones

September 15, 2010

Filed under Sports

While many of the 16,000 students that attend NKU don’t even know what sports are offered, there is one group that is doing there best to try and spread school spirit throughout campus. This group is comprised of students that are dedicated to supporting our student athletes, and they are known as...

No rest for the Norse

Mike Collins and Mike Collins

December 8, 2009

Filed under Sports

Tim Downer/Photographer Tim Downer/Photographer The semester at Northern Kentucky University is coming to a close as students prepare for final exams.' Campus will be bare and classes will be empty as people head home for the holiday season. The NKU basketball teams don't get a break; they will be...

Women’s Basketball Recap

Drew Laskey

November 18, 2009

Filed under Sports

The Northern Kentucky University women’s basketball team put away the UC Clermont Cougars Wednesday night 81-41 and collected their first win of the season in their home Sophomore forward Sadie Bowling led the way for the lady Norse with 19 points, knocking down two 3-pointers and shooting...

Men’s Basketball falls to Dayton in final exhibition

Nick Jones and Nick Jones

November 10, 2009

Filed under Sports

The Northern Kentucky's men's basketball team fell 71-61 to the University of Dayton in the Norse's final exhibition game on Nov. 9 in Dayton. Senior guard Scott Bibbins led the Norse in scoring with a game high 15 points on 6-9 shooting, adding one assist and two rebounds. Senior center David ...

Basketball Preview

Mike Collins, Mike Collins, and Mike Collins

September 2, 2009

Filed under Sports

The Northern Kentucky University Men's and Women's Basketball schedules were released on Aug. 24 and the teams have begun to prepare for the season ahead. The men's basketball team, won the Great Lakes Valley Conference Tournament championship and finished with a 24-7 record last season, will open the 2...

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