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Norse rebound from Thursday loss with win over Jacksonville

Norse rebound from Thursday loss with win over Jacksonville

DeSherion McBroom, Staff Writer

January 24, 2015


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Men's Basketball, Sports, Sports Features

On Saturday afternoon, the NKU men’s basketball team faced the Jacksonville Dolphins. The Norse bounced back from their Thursday loss to North Florida to knock off Jacksonville 81-59. The Norse started early with the 3-point shots. Junior Tyler White knocked down a 3-point shot clock buzzer beater wi...

Jackson’s career night not enough for Norse

Jackson’s career night not enough for Norse

Carrie Crotzer, Managing Editor

January 23, 2015


Filed under Game Coverage, Men's Basketball, Sports, Sports Features

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. ...

Norse women battle for close win over USC Upstate

Norse women battle for close win over USC Upstate

Clayton Castle, Sports Editor

January 18, 2015


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports, Sports Features, Women's Basketball

In one of the hardest fought games of the season, the NKU women’s basketball defeated the USC Upstate Spartans in a nail-biter by a score of 77-74 on Saturday night in front of 1,163 fans at The Bank of Kentucky Center. “I think this is a very big win for our team and our program,” NKU Head Coac...

Hot Seat: Melody Doss

Hot Seat: Melody Doss

Clayton Castle, Sports Editor

January 16, 2015


Filed under Sports, Sports Features, Women's Basketball

Melody Doss Sport: Basketball Year: Senior Major: Marketing  Melody Doss has appeared in all 16 games for the Norse this season, where she averages 13.5 points and 4.8 rebounds per game. But, what else do you know about her? Q: What is your favorite pre-game meal? A: Vegetables or any kind of...

Norse pick up first conference win, beat Kennesaw State

Norse pick up first conference win, beat Kennesaw State

Clayton Castle, Sports Editor

January 14, 2015


Filed under Game Coverage, Men's Basketball, Sports, Sports Features

The NKU men’s basketball team picked up its first Atlantic Sun Conference win of the season on Wednesday night, defeating the Kennesaw State Owls 76-72 in a close, physical game at The Bank of Kentucky Center in front of 1,547 fans. “You want to get the first conference win, especially at home,...

Doss, Davis lead NKU to win over Georgetown

Doss, Davis lead NKU to win over Georgetown

Clayton Castle, Sports Editor

January 6, 2015


Filed under Sports, Sports Features, Women's Basketball

The NKU women’s basketball team ended non-conference play with a 78-57 win over NAIA-affiliated Georgetown (Ky.) in front of 1,088 fans at The Bank of Kentucky Center on Tuesday night. Melody Doss led all NKU scorers with 22 points and Shar’Rae Davis added a season-high 14 points. “I think this is a ...

Women’s basketball streak ends to Wright State

Women’s basketball streak ends to Wright State

Carrie Crotzer, Managing Editor

January 3, 2015


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports, Sports Features, Women's Basketball

The NKU women’s basketball team’s four-game winning streak came to an end Saturday afternoon, taking a 72-60 loss against Wright State University. “I was really proud of our kids for their effort,” NKU Head Coach Dawn Plitzuweit said. "I thought we played against a really good team in Wright...

Norse women end 2014 with win over IUPUI

Norse women end 2014 with win over IUPUI

Clayton Castle, Sports Editor

December 31, 2014


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports, Sports Features, Women's Basketball

The NKU women’s basketball team extended its winning streak to four on Tuesday night by defeating the Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) Jaguars by a score of 57-43 in front of 1,283 fans at The Bank of Kentucky Center. “I think that was a very hard-fought battle for our k...

Persons, Monaco lead NKU to win over Idaho

Persons, Monaco lead NKU to win over Idaho

Clayton Castle, Sports Editor

December 22, 2014


Filed under Game Coverage, Men's Basketball, Sports, Sports Features

Tayler Persons scored 23 points and Anthony Monaco added 17 as the NKU men’s basketball team defeated the Idaho Vandals by a score of 81-68 at the Bank of Kentucky Center on Monday night. Earlier in the day, Persons was named the Atlantic Sun Newcomer Player of the Week and the Mid-Major Madness F...

Norse defeat local rival Cincinnati

Norse defeat local rival Cincinnati

Clayton Castle, Sports Editor

December 18, 2014


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports, Sports Features, Women's Basketball

The NKU women’s basketball team will retain bragging rights over the University of Cincinnati Bearcats women’s basketball team as the Norse defeated the Bearcats for the second year in a row by a score of 66-52 at The Bank of Kentucky Center on Wednesday night. NKU is now 2-1 over Cincinnati since rec...

Norse rebound after loss to West Virginia, win big over UC-Clermont

Norse rebound after loss to West Virginia, win big over UC-Clermont

Clayton Castle, Sports Editor

December 14, 2014


Filed under Game Coverage, Men's Basketball, Sports

NKU's men’s basketball team looked to bounce back from their 25-point loss to West Virginia last weekend by defeating UC-Clermont on Sunday afternoon. The team did just that, defeating the Cougars by 54 points by a score of 107-54 at The Bank of Kentucky Center.  NKU improved on their shooting percentag...

Men’s basketball team takes preventative measures for cold and flu season

Men’s basketball team takes preventative measures for cold and flu season

Troy Bendgen, Reporter

December 10, 2014


Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports, Sports Features

The cold, blistery air keeps most people indoors this time of year as all sorts of viruses seem to go spreadl. Cold and flu season can wreak havoc on anyone, including those on the men’s basketball team. The season is in full swing and the team has played more away games than home. Constant close con...

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