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NKU men’s basketball team falls to Wright State 81-77

NKU men’s basketball team falls to Wright State 81-77

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

February 15, 2019


Filed under Game Coverage, Men's Basketball, Sports

NKU men’s basketball team falls to Wright State 81-77. The Norse fall 20-7 on the season and 10-4 in the Horizon League. Wright State moves to 16-11 on the season and 10-4 in the Horizon League, tying NKU for first.

March Madness: Norse basketball projected 14 seed

March Madness: Norse basketball projected 14 seed

Nick Porras, Contributor

February 14, 2019


Filed under Featured Story, Men's Basketball, Sports

In the most recent bracketology done by ESPN bracketologist Joe Lunardi, the Norse men’s basketball team finds themselves as a 14-seed in the South region. Lunardi has them playing in the east region with their opening round in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The opponent offers the most intrigue as Lunardi has th...

Norse protect the home court from Oakland Grizzlies 79-64

Norse protect the home court from Oakland Grizzlies 79-64

Ty DeBonis, Reporter

February 10, 2019


Filed under Game Coverage, Men's Basketball, Sports

The Northern Kentucky University Men’s basketball team tamed the Oakland Golden Grizzlies Saturday night at BB&T Arena by a score of 79-64. The victory moved the Norse to 20-6 overall and 10-3 in Horizon League play. It was also their 19th straight win at BB&T dating back to last season, and helped secure their 3rd straight 20 win season.

NKU men’s basketball falls to IUPUI 83-77

NKU men’s basketball falls to IUPUI 83-77

Jasmine Smart, Reporter

February 1, 2019


Filed under Game Coverage, Men's Basketball, Sports

The Norse six game win streak was broken Friday night but IUPUI Jaguars 83-77. The Norse are now 7-2 in Horizon League play and 18-5 on the season. The Jaguars advance 6-4 in conference play and 14-9 on the season.

Norse score 18th win of the season against Milwaukee

Norse score 18th win of the season against Milwaukee

Ty DeBonis, Reporter

January 26, 2019


Filed under Game Coverage, Men's Basketball, Sports

NKU Men’s basketball team tamed the Milwaukee Panthers Saturday night at BB&T Arena 73-60, adding to their streak of Horizon League wins. NKU now sits at 8-1 and 18-4 overall. Milwaukee drops to 9-13 overall and 4-5 in the league.

Men’s Basketball defeats Green Bay 87-65

Men’s Basketball defeats Green Bay 87-65

Aric France, Reporter

January 25, 2019


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

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.

Men’s basketball conquers Detroit Mercy 95-73

Men’s basketball conquers Detroit Mercy 95-73

Ty DeBonis, Reporter

January 5, 2019


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

The Northern Kentucky University men’s basketball team bounced back from a tough loss 36 hours prior with a rock-solid 95-73 victory Saturday afternoon over the Titans of Detroit Mercy in Detroit. The Norse had 6 players score in double figures this afternoon, including all 5 starters. Senior for...

Men’s basketball vanquishes Flames at BB&T Arena 73-58

Men’s basketball vanquishes Flames at BB&T Arena 73-58

Ty Debonis, Reporter

December 30, 2018


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

The Norse men's basketball team defeated the UIC Flames at BB&T Arena on Sunday night 73-58.

Norse defeat Jaguars 92-77 to open conference play

Norse defeat Jaguars 92-77 to open conference play

Ty Debonis, Reporter

December 28, 2018


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

The Norse men's basketball team won a decisive victory over Horizon League rival the IUPUI Jaguars at BB&T Arena Friday night.

McDonald posts triple-double in win over Morehead State

McDonald posts triple-double in win over Morehead State

Mike Canizales, Sports Editor

November 28, 2018


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

It only took 6,506 days, but Craig Conley now has company in NKU's triple-double club, as Drew McDonald became the long-awaited second member on Tuesday night.

NKU falls to UCF on the road, spoiling 6-game win streak

NKU falls to UCF on the road, spoiling 6-game win streak

Mike Canizales, Sports Editor

November 25, 2018


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

After helping the Norse to their best start (6-0) in the Division I era, Drew McDonald's 22-point performance was no match for the University of Central Florida and their 7'6" blocking specialist Tacko Fall, the Norse suffered their first loss of the season on Saturday night, 66-53. Last weekend's Maui ...

Norse remain undefeated after win vs. Coastal Carolina

Norse remain undefeated after win vs. Coastal Carolina

Aric France, Reporter

November 19, 2018


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

The NKU men’s basketball team collected a clean sweep in the KEMI Northern Kentucky Basketball Classic after beating Coastal Carolina 89-83 to remain undefeated (6-0) on Sunday night. “I thought this was the first of the six games where everyone did their job,” NKU head coach John Branne...

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