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March Madness: NKU’s season ends against Texas Tech

March Madness: NKU’s season ends against Texas Tech

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

March 22, 2019


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

NKU men’s basketball historic season ended against the Texas Tech Red Raiders Friday at the BOK Center in Tulsa. The Norse end the season Horizon League regular season co-champs as well as Horizon League Champions. The Norse ended the season with a 28-9.  

Going dancing: Norse defeat Wright State in Horizon Championship

Going dancing: Norse defeat Wright State in Horizon Championship

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

March 12, 2019


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

NKU men’s basketball team are the 2019 Horizon League Men’s Basketball Champions after a 77-66 win over Wright State Raiders.NKU’s post season continues with a record of 26-8 and end the conference with a record of 14-5. The Raiders season ended with an overall record of 21-13 and 13-6 in the conference.

Analysis: NKU must take early control to beat Wright State

Analysis: NKU must take early control to beat Wright State

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

March 12, 2019


Filed under Featured Story, Men's Basketball, Sports

It all comes down to this. With an NCAA tournament bid at stake, the NKU Norse take on the Wright State Raiders Tuesday night at 7 p.m. for the title of the 2019 Horizon League Men’s Basketball Champions. “I think it’s great: the Co-Champions League playing each other for the regular season Champions Le...

Norse settle score against Oakland Grizzlies 64-63

Norse settle score against Oakland Grizzlies 64-63

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

March 11, 2019


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

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.

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

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

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

March 6, 2019


Filed under Game Coverage, Men's Basketball, Sports

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

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

March 1, 2019


Filed under Game Coverage, Men's Basketball, Sports

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.

NKU loses home streak against Cleveland State

NKU loses home streak against Cleveland State

Lilly Brown, Reporter

February 24, 2019


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

NKU Men’s Basketball team’s home winning streak comes to an end against Cleveland State 77-83. Norse drop to second place in Horizon League Conference with a record of 11-5 and Cleveland is now 4-11 in conference play and remains in the tenth spot.

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 16, 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.

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