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Chris Vogt (33) goes up for a shot during the Horizon League Tournament game against Detroit Mercy. Vogt shot 7-of-10 on the night and had 16 points.

Center Chris Vogt transferring from NKU

Kane Mitten, Assistant Arts & Life Editor May 10, 2019
The 7'1 center from Mayfield, KY is leaving NKU's men's basketball team.
Jalen Tate (11) hugs Drew McDonald (34) after his game winning three point shot during the semi-final game of the Horizon League Tournament. The ball was inbounded with 9 seconds on the clock.

Norse settle score against Oakland Grizzlies 64-63

Norse came back from 17 point deficit to win the game.
Sierra Newton, Sports Editor March 11, 2019
The Norse advance past the Oakland Grizzlies 64-63 Monday night in the Semifinals of the Horizon League Basketball Tournament. NKUs record moves to 25-8 overall and 14-5 in the league, while ending the Grizzlies season with 16-17 overall and 11-8 in the conference.
Tyler Sharpe (15) steps to avoid a defender during the Horizon League Tournament game against Detroit Mercy. Sharpe shot 7-of-13 on the night and shot 6-of-12 from three on the game.

Norse fight to take down Detroit Mercy, advance in the tournament

This win is the teams first time meeting in the postseason.
Sierra Newton, Sports Editor March 6, 2019
NKU men’s basketball team ended Detroit Mercy’s season at BB&T Arena 99-88, Thursday night in the Horizon League Quarterfinals. The Norse advance and will continue post season play. Their record moves to 24-8 on the season and 14-5 in the conference. Detroit Mercy ended with 11-20 overall and 13-6 in the league.
NKU men's basketball holds off Milwaukee 65-55

NKU men’s basketball holds off Milwaukee 65-55

The Norse move back to first in Horizon League standings with win over Panthers.
Sierra Newton, Sports Editor March 1, 2019
NKU men's basketball team took the lead late to win 65-55 over the Milwaukee Panthers. NKU's record improves to 22-8 overall and 12-5 in the conference, while the Panthers fall to 9-21 on the season and 4-13 in the Horizon League.
Drew McDonald (34) Surpassed the preview record for number of made free throws during the game against Youngstown State. McDonald now holds the record with 435 free throws on his career.

NKU takes down Youngstown State 76-69

Drew McDonald breaks several NKU records in Youngstown win.
Jasmine Smart, Reporter February 22, 2019
NKU men’s basketball team defeated Youngstown State 76-69 during Thursday’s game.  This brought the Norse to 21-7 overall and 11-4 in the Horizon League while the Penguins dropped 12-17 overall and 8-8 in the Horizon League.
Paul Djoko (2) congratulates Chris Vogt (33) on his performance during the game against Green Bay. Vogt lead the team in scoring with 20 points.

Men’s Basketball defeats Green Bay 87-65

Chris Vogt had an impressive career high in points, rebounds, and assists for the night.
Aric France, Reporter January 25, 2019
The NKU Men’s basketball team defeated the Green Bay Phoenix Thursday night, 87-65. NKU remains in first place in the Horizon league standings with the win and moves to 17-4 overall and 7-1 in Horizon League play. Green Bay moves to 10-11 overall and 4-4 in the Horizon League.
Dantez Walton (32) goes up for a shot during the game against Manhattan. Walton had 15 points on the game.

NKU holds off late rally to win 59-53

Norse shoot 70 percent behind the arc in the second half
Sierra Newton, Assistant Sports Editor November 18, 2018

After pulling off a six-point margin victory against Manhattan on Saturday night, the NKU men’s basketball team remain undefeated (5-0) and in the driver's seat in the KEMI Northern Kentucky Basketball...

Jeff Garrett and the Norse watch the game against Wilmington. The Norse won 93-65.

Norse cruise past Quakers; head to Bahamas next week

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor November 12, 2017

The Northern Kentucky men's basketball team defeated Wilmington College 93-65 Sunday afternoon in BB&T Arena. The Norse move to 2-0 on the season while the Quakers start the season 0-1. NKU head...

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