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NKU guard Marques Warrick (3) drives to the lane against Detroit Mercy on Thursday in the Horizon League Tournament quarterfinals.

Men’s basketball advances to Horizon League semifinals

Brendan Connelly, Assistant Sports Editor March 4, 2022

The men’s basketball team advanced to their fourth straight Horizon League tournament semifinals and fifth in six years, beating the Detroit Mercy Titans 77-59 on Thursday night. After getting swept...

NKU forward David Wassler (44) celebrates with teammates after hitting a three in the final minute on senior night.

NKU men’s basketball closes out regular season with win over Penguins

Brendan Connelly, Assistant Sports Editor February 26, 2022

With chants of “David Wassler” raining down on the court for the entire game, the senior walk-on entered with one minute left to raucous applause, making his lone three point attempt as the men’s...

NKU guard Marques Warrick (3) drives against Detroit Mercy on Saturday. Warrick finished with 17 points in the loss.

Norse end homestand with 74-68 loss to Detroit Mercy

Matthew Dietz, Editor-in-Chief February 6, 2022

With both teams playing for the second time in as many days, the Detroit Mercy Titans came into BB&T Arena and defeated the Northern Kentucky Norse 74-68, snapping the Norse six-game winning streak....

NKU guard Bryson Langdon (11) looks for a teammate during the Norse win over Purdue Fort Wayne on Friday.

Norse orchestrate dramatic comeback to defeat Cleveland State, earn fifth straight win

Matthew Dietz, Editor-in-Chief January 30, 2022

Down 14 points with just over 13 minutes remaining, the Northern Kentucky men’s basketball team completely flipped the script against the Cleveland State Vikings on Sunday, closing the game on a 39-19...

NKU guard Bryson Langdon (11) defends at the top of the key against UNC Greensboro.

How a determined Bryson Langdon found his way to NKU and became a leader for the Norse

Matthew Dietz, Editor-in-Chief December 12, 2021

Bryson Langdon has heard the criticisms that people have given him throughout his basketball career. At 5’9, the senior guard for the Northern Kentucky men’s basketball team is the shortest player...

The NKU mens basketball team celebrates following their 74-73 win over Eastern Michigan on Thursday at BB&T Arena.

Langdon’s clutch bucket caps Norse’s comeback 74-73 win over Eastern Michigan

Blake Lehmann, Reporter November 19, 2021

In a game where they trailed by 11 at the half, the Norse men’s basketball team was able to bounce back and set up a go-ahead layup by senior guard Bryson Langdon with seven seconds remaining to...

NKU guard Bryson Langdon (11) surveys the court during NKUs exhibition win over Lake Erie College on Thursday night.

NKU takes down Lake Erie 75-64 in exhibition

Andrew Dixon, Contributor November 5, 2021

The Northern Kentucky Norse men’s basketball team defeated the Lake Erie Storm (DII) on Thursday night 75-64 in their only exhibition game of the season. Sophomore Marques Warrick led the way for...

NKU players celebrate the dramatic win over Detroit Mercy in the Horizon League quarterfinals.

NKU falls short in bid for third straight Horizon League Tournament title, falling to Oakland in semifinals

Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor March 9, 2021

The Northern Kentucky men’s basketball team, winners of the previous two Horizon League Tournament championships, were denied in their quest for a three-peat on Monday night, falling to the Oakland Golden...

David Bӧhm tips the ball toward the basket, eventually scoring the game winner at the buzzer to lift the Norse over Detroit Mercy.

Böhm’s buzzer beater gives NKU 70-69 win over Detroit Mercy in Horizon League Tournament quarterfinals

Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor March 3, 2021

  It was an ending almost too storybook (or chaotic) to be true. The Northern Kentucky Norse men’s basketball team trailed by one, 69-68, and had the ball with just eight seconds remaining...

Bryson Langdon drives to the hoop during NKUs win over Wright State on Friday night at BB&T Arena.

NKU MBB turns attention to Horizon League Tournament after regular season finale loss to Wright State

Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor February 20, 2021

On a Saturday evening that represented both homecoming and Senior Day for the Northern Kentucky men’s basketball team, the Norse were unable to repeat Friday night’s heroics against the Wright State...

Adrian Nelson (4) finishes off a slam dunk against Wright State on Friday night.

NKU MBB uses balanced scoring attack to upset Wright State 81-75

Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor February 20, 2021

  Entering play on Friday evening, the Wright State Raiders were, on paper, the best team in the Horizon League by a significant margin. The Raiders came into Friday’s game against Northern...

Bryson Langdon attempts the game-winning jump shot to beat the UIC Flames 69-67 on Saturday.

NKU MBB survives a nail-biter against UIC on Saturday night

Brendan Connelly, Reporter January 30, 2021

Bryson Langdon took the inbounds pass, drove down the right side of the lane and made the go-ahead bucket with 1.8 seconds left to propel the Norse past the Flames at BB&T Arena. The late-game...

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