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NKU takes down Youngstown State 76-69

Drew McDonald (34) Surpassed the preview record for number of made free throws during the game against Youngstown State. McDonald now holds the record with 435 free throws on his career.

Jasmine Smart, Reporter

February 22, 2019

NKU men’s basketball team defeated Youngstown State 76-69 during Thursday’s game.  This brought the Norse to 21-7 overall and 11-4 in the Horizon League while the Penguins dropped 12-17 overall and 8-8 in the Horizon League.

Youngstown State preview: A streak must be broken

NKU players celebrate after a three point shot by Tyler Sharpe (15).

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

February 21, 2019

The Norse sit atop the Horizon League with a 10-4 conference record and 20-7 season record. They are looking to keep their home winning streak alive against Youngstown State on Thursday, Feb. 21. The Penguins are 8-7 in the Horizon League and sit 12-16 on the overall season. The Penguins are tied for fifth in the league and are looking to keep their six-game win streak going.

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

Men's Basketball Head Coach John Brannen reacts during the game against Wright State. The Norse fell to Wright State 81-77.

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

February 16, 2019

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.

#WrightStateHateWeek preview: Norse hope to remain ‘Kings of Horizon’

Jalen Tate (11) is introduced before the homecoming game against Oakland. The Norse defeated Oakland 79-64.

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

February 15, 2019

The last time the Norse clashed with the Wright State Raiders, they narrowly achieved victory with a score of 68-64.

Norse protect the home court from Oakland Grizzlies 79-64

Drew McDonald (34) goes up for a shot during the homecoming game against Oakland. McDonald shot 9-of-15 on the game and had 13 rebounds.

Ty DeBonis, Reporter

February 10, 2019

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.

Norse knock down Detroit Mercy 97-65

NKU players cheer after a dunk during the game against Detroit Mercy. The Norse defeated Detroit 97-65.

Nick Porras, Contributor

February 7, 2019

NKU men’s basketball team found their rhythm against Detroit Mercy 97-65. NKU moves 9-3 in the Horizon League and 19-6 overall. The Titans moves 6-6 in the league and 10-14 overall.

NKU men’s basketball fumble against UIC, 69-67

Tyler Sharpe contests a shot versus Milwaukee on Jan. 26.

Cameron Maynard, Reporter

February 3, 2019

The Norse lost 69-67 against UIC Sunday afternoon, now making their record 18-6 on the season and 8-3 in the Horizon League. UIC Flames improve 12-12 overall and now sit 6-5 in conference play.

NKU men’s basketball falls to IUPUI 83-77

Dantez Walton (32) goes up for a shot during the game against Green Bay. Walton had 17 points on the night.

Jasmine Smart, Reporter

February 1, 2019

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

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

Paul Djoko (2) congratulates Chris Vogt (33) on his performance during the game against Green Bay. Vogt lead the team in scoring with 20 points.

Aric France, Reporter

January 25, 2019

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.

Norse take down Youngstown State, 82-74

Drew McDonald (34) reacts to a point during the game against IUPUI. McDonald had 24 points on the game.

Jasmine Smart, Reporter

January 19, 2019

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

Tyler Sharpe (15) reacts after a point during the game against IUPUI. Sharpe had 16 points on the game.

Lillian Brown, Reporter

January 17, 2019

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

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