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NKU guard Bryson Langdon (11) drives past a Western Illinois defender on Monday.

Norse lose in final second to Western Illinois

A go-ahead shot with 0.3 seconds remaining sealed the loss for NKU
Brendan Connelly, Assistant Sports Editor November 22, 2021

Continuing their string of tightly contested games, the Northern Kentucky men’s basketball team dropped a thriller to the Western Illinois Fighting Leathernecks 69-67 on Monday night. NKU came...

NKU guard Hubertas Pivorius defends on the perimeter during an open practice.

Three players with foreign roots bringing a different style to Norse men’s basketball

How David Böhm, Hubertas Pivorius and Imanuel Zorgvol contribute to the Norse
Brendan Connelly, Assistant Sports Editor November 8, 2021

When thinking about college basketball programs to feature multiple international players, schools like Saint Mary’s or Gonzaga may come to mind. Both are on the west coast and have the resources to...

NKU guard Bryson Langdon (11) surveys the court during NKUs exhibition win over Lake Erie College on Thursday night.

NKU takes down Lake Erie 75-64 in exhibition

Norse will begin the regular season on Tuesday night versus Wheeling
Andrew Dixon, Contributor November 5, 2021

The Northern Kentucky Norse men’s basketball team defeated the Lake Erie Storm (DII) on Thursday night 75-64 in their only exhibition game of the season. Sophomore Marques Warrick led the way for...

David Bӧhm tips the ball toward the basket, eventually scoring the game winner at the buzzer to lift the Norse over Detroit Mercy.

David Bӧhm’s journey from the Czech Republic to NKU postseason hero

The story of how the Norse forward found his college home
Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor June 6, 2021

It was the shot and the moment that will likely be remembered for a long time as the play of the year for the 2020-21 NKU men’s basketball team.  With the seconds ticking down on the clock during...

David Bӧhm tips the ball toward the basket, eventually scoring the game winner at the buzzer to lift the Norse over Detroit Mercy.

Böhm’s buzzer beater gives NKU 70-69 win over Detroit Mercy in Horizon League Tournament quarterfinals

Norse now head to Indianapolis for semifinals
Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor March 3, 2021

  It was an ending almost too storybook (or chaotic) to be true. The Northern Kentucky Norse men’s basketball team trailed by one, 69-68, and had the ball with just eight seconds remaining...

Adrian Nelson (4) finishes off a slam dunk against Wright State on Friday night.

NKU MBB uses balanced scoring attack to upset Wright State 81-75

Four players had at least 14 points for the Norse in the win
Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor February 19, 2021

  Entering play on Friday evening, the Wright State Raiders were, on paper, the best team in the Horizon League by a significant margin. The Raiders came into Friday’s game against Northern...

Adrian Nelson (4) shoots over a Tennessee Tech defender. Nelson finished with 10 points and 14 rebounds.

Juniors lead the way as NKU MBB defeats Tennessee Tech to improve to 2-0 on the season; WBB falls to 0-3

NKU basketball teams trending in opposite directions early in the season
Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor December 3, 2020

  Five players scored in double figures as the Northern Kentucky Norse men’s basketball team defeated the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles by a score of 74-65 on Thursday night. Junior point...

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