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NKU men’s basketball Alum, Cole Murray has high school jersey retired

Cole Murray being honored at Delphi High school.
February 5, 2020
Cole Murray, a 2017 graduate and men’s basketball star, had his jersey retired by his high school on Jan. 25. Murray was instrumental in NKU’s first appearance in the NCAA Tournament and graduated with 259 career 3-pointers and scored a total of 930 points. 

NKU v WSU: Who will end on top?

Graphic with The Northerner logo, NKU Norse logo, The Wright State Guardian logo and Wright State athletics logo in all four corners.
Editor's Note: Made in conjunction with Wright State Campus Reporter, Makenzie Hoeferlin.
January 24, 2020
Wright State University (WSU) and Northern Kentucky University (NKU) hold the most intense rivalry in the Horizon League, starting in 2015 when NKU joined the league. NKU and WSU have fought back and forth for years, taking turns earning Horizon League titles and going to the NCAA championships. This intense, long-term rivalry began in July of 2015 when it was announced that NKU would be joining the Horizon League.

Despite constant changes, Murray thrives for Norse

Despite constant changes, Murray thrives for Norse
February 28, 2017

Cole Murray has seen everything during his time as a member of the Northern Kentucky University men’s basketball team. He endured the coaching change from Dave Bezold to John Brannen, played in two...

Norse earn 20th win of the season

Norse earn 20th win of the season
February 24, 2017

The NKU men’s basketball team recorded win number 20 on the season Friday night, defeating Horizon League foe UIC at BB&T Arena. The Norse now stand at 11-6 in Horizon League play and 20-10 overall....

Norse fall to league-leading Valparaiso

Drew McDonald (34), Carson Williams (23), Jeff Garrett (4), and Cole Murray (25) walk on to the court after a timeout.
January 30, 2017

The NKU men’s basketball team lost to Horizon League leading Valparaiso on 65-58 on Sunday. The Norse pulled to within two points late in the game, but the Crusaders held off the Norse for their 18th...

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