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Men's Basketball Head Coach Darrin Horn talks to the team during a timeout in the game against Transylvania. The Norse defeated Transylvania 71-45 in the exhibition game on Wednesday night.

Coach Horn ranks top 5 on CBS Sports college basketball 2019 hires list

Horn credits NKU’s program for the success.
Sierra Newton, Sports Editor April 22, 2020
Head men’s basketball coach Darrin Horn is one among the roughly 60 college basketball coaches hired in the spring of 2019. Coach Horn was ranked fifth on CBS Sports Writer Matt Norlander’s list of the top 12 coaches who had strong debuts during the 2019-20 season. 
Men's Basketball Head Coach Darrin Horn talks to players during a timeout during the homecoming game against Detroit Mercy.  The Norse defeated Detroit 84-65 on Saturday night.

Homecoming Clash ends with a 19 point win for NKU

Kyle Wade, Copy Editor February 9, 2020
The Norse pulled the curtains on homecoming week with a victory over the Detroit Mercy Titans at the BB&T Arena Saturday night in front of a crowd of 6,231, including 1,173 students.  The 17-7 homecoming-Norse came out victorious with their fourth straight win with a final score of 84-65 over the 6-18 Titans. NKU remains second in conference trailing Wright State after a 9-1 run in their last 10 games.
Los Angeles Lakers forward Kobe Bryant walks off the court after finishing his last NBA basketball game before retirement in Los Angeles on April 13, 2016. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Kobe: NKU appreciates the life of an NBA Legend

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor January 29, 2020
Sunday morning, NBA legend Kobe Bryant and his 13 year-old daughter Gianna “Gigi” Maria-Onore Bryant died in a helicopter crash along with seven others. TMZ was the first to break the story of Kobe Bryant being involved in the helicopter crash.
NKU players reacts after a score by the Norse  during the game against UC Clermont. The Norse defeated UC Clermont 55-105.

Post-McDonald Era: Pressure is off, opportunity to build

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor November 6, 2019
The past three years for NKU men’s basketball program have been history-making, with two trips to the NCAA tournament (2017, 2019) and one trip to the NIT (2018). The Norse are focused on improving from those seasons with new coaching staff, a new style of play and four players returning out of last season’s starting five. 
NKU players reacts after a score by the Norse  during the game against UC Clermont. The Norse defeated UC Clermont 55-105.

Men’s Basketball win home opener against UC Clermont 105-55

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor November 5, 2019

  NKU men’s basketball team had five Norse in double digits in their home opener against UC Clermont. Sophomore guard Bryson Langdon led the night in points with 20, making 5 of 6 behind...

Men’s Basketball signs team IMPACT player Elijah Walters

Men’s Basketball signs team IMPACT player Elijah Walters

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor October 23, 2019
In 2015, athletic and energetic Elijah Walters was diagnosed with Legg-Calve-Perthes disease—a rare childhood condition where the blood flow to the femoral head gets restricted. This causes blood to stop. The bone begins to die resulting in the hip to collapse, fragment and disintegrate. 

New MBB coach wants ‘a thousand students in the gym’

The Northerner takes the court to hear more about Coach Horn’s first summer in
Sierra Newton, Sports Editor August 23, 2019

Head men’s basketball coach Darrin Horn is looking to make NKU the hardest place to play in the Horizon League. Through the summer, he’s prepared his team to play a more competitive schedule, and wants...

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