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Youngstown State preview: A streak must be broken

Youngstown State preview: A streak must be broken

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

February 21, 2019


Filed under Featured Story, Men's Basketball, Sports

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

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.

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

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

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

February 15, 2019


Filed under Featured Story, Men's Basketball, Sports

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

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.

Norse knock down Detroit Mercy 97-65

Norse knock down Detroit Mercy 97-65

Nick Porras, Contributor

February 7, 2019


Filed under Game Coverage, Men's Basketball, Sports

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

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

Cameron Maynard, Reporter

February 3, 2019


Filed under Game Coverage, Men's Basketball, Sports

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

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.

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.

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