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Norse take down Youngstown State, 82-74

Norse take down Youngstown State, 82-74

Jasmine Smart, Reporter

January 19, 2019


Filed under Game Coverage, Men's Basketball, Sports

Norse move to 6-1 in the Horizon League with 82-74 win over Youngstown State Saturday afternoon. The Norse are now 16-4 and Youngstown State falls to 6-15 overall and 2-6 in the conference.

Norse claim win over Cleveland State

Norse claim win over Cleveland State

Lillian Brown, Reporter

January 17, 2019


Filed under Game Coverage, Men's Basketball, Sports

NKU’s men’s basketball team advances to 5-1 in the Horizon league after a 91-76 win over Cleveland State Thursday night.

McDonald named to Lou Henson award midseason list for 2nd time

McDonald named to Lou Henson award midseason list for 2nd time

Ty DeBonis, Reporter

January 14, 2019


Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

NKU men’s basketball senior forward Drew McDonald has been named to the 2018-19 Lou Henson Award Midseason Watch List along with two other Horizon League players, Detroit Mercy freshman Antoine Davis, and Wright State sophomore Loudon Love.

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 falls to Oakland 74-76 in dramatic match

Men’s basketball falls to Oakland 74-76 in dramatic match

Ty DeBonis, Reporter

January 3, 2019


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

The Norse fell to the Oakland Grizzlies 74-76 in Oakland Thursday night.

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.

NKU falls to UC on the road, 78-65

NKU falls to UC on the road, 78-65

Mike Canizales, Sports Editor

December 5, 2018


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

It only took 30 years for NKU and the University of Cincinnati to renew their rivalry on the basketball court, but in front of a crowd of over 11,000 at Fifth Third Arena, the Bearcats coasted to a 78-65 victory over the Norse on Tuesday night. “I thought we would come in here and compete a...

McDonald earns second Horizon League Co-Player of the Week honors

McDonald earns second Horizon League Co-Player of the Week honors

Mike Canizales, Sports Editor

December 4, 2018


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

After leading the Norse to back-to-back victories over Morehead State and UMBC last week, senior forward Drew McDonald was named Horizon League Co-Player of the Week, alongside Green Bay's ShanQuan Hemphill on Monday afternoon. This marks the second time this season and fifth time of his career th...

McDonald scores 21 to lead NKU past UMBC, 78-60

McDonald scores 21 to lead NKU past UMBC, 78-60

Sierra Newton, Assistant Sports Editor

December 1, 2018


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

Fresh off his triple-double against Morehead State on Tuesday night, Horizon League preseason MVP Drew McDonald tallied 21 points and five rebounds to help the Norse past last year's NCAA Tournament darlings UMBC, 78-60 at BB&T Arena on Friday night. The Cold Spring, Kentucky native finished ...

McDonald named to the 2019 Lou Henson Award Watch List

McDonald named to the 2019 Lou Henson Award Watch List

Mike Canizales, Sports Editor

November 30, 2018


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

NKU senior standout Drew McDonald has been named to the 2018-19 Lou Henson Award Watch List for the second consecutive season. This award is presented to the nation's top mid-major player in Division I college basketball and will be presented at the College Insider awards event in April at the site of t...

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.

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