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Lavone Holland dished out eight assists against IUPUI Thursday night.

Gallery: Two Norse score 20 in victory over EKU

Kevin Carey , Reporter December 11, 2017

The Norse took down in-state rival Eastern Kentucky 91-63 Sunday night at BB&T Arena, improving to 7-3 on the season. This was the first matchup between the two teams since the 1992-93 season. Three...

NKU's Carson Williams backs down a Berea defender on Wednesday night at BB&T Arena.

ETSU gets revenge, defeat Norse in second match-up of the season

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor December 7, 2017

East Tennessee State took their revenge on the NKU men's basketball team Wednesday night, defeating the Norse 84-71 in Johnson City. The Norse fall to 6-3 on the season while the Bucs improve to 5-3.  Carson...

Lavone Holland II (30) dribbles the ball down the court in the game against Wilmington.

Holland named Horizon League Player of the Week

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor November 20, 2017

After leading the Norse to the Island of the Bahamas Showcase final, Lavone Holland II was named Horizon League Player of the Week Monday afternoon. Over the weekend, Holland averaged 16.3 points per...

Head Coach John Brannen talks to players during the game against Wilmington.

Norse fend off James Madison in Bahamas

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor November 18, 2017

The NKU men's basketball team 87-78 in the first game of the Island of the Bahamas Showcase. The Norse improve to 3-0 on the season while the Dukes fall to 1-2. The Norse were led by Lavone Holland II,...

Norse outlast league leading Valparaiso to finish regular season

Norse outlast league leading Valparaiso to finish regular season

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor February 26, 2017

The Northern Kentucky men's basketball team defeated Valparaiso 82-78 Sunday afternoon to finish the regular season. The Norse finish the regular season with a 21-10 record and 12-6 in the Horizon League....

Holland propels Norse to homecoming win

Holland propels Norse to homecoming win

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor February 11, 2017

The NKU men's basketball team overcame a 13 point deficit late in the second half to beat Milwaukee 69-63 on homecoming night at BB&T Arena.The Norse improve to 17-9 and 8-5 in the Horizon League...

Jordan Garnett dribbles down the baseline against a Detroit Mercy defender. The Norse would beat the Titans 101-87

Norse set DI win record in victory over UIC

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor January 28, 2017

The NKU men's basketball team beat UIC 79-62 Friday night in Chicago to pick up their 14th win of the season, setting the new record for most wins in the Division I era. The win improves the Norse record...

Carson Williams (23) dribbles around a defender during Wednesday's game against Eastern Illinois.

Williams, Murray carry Norse to fifth straight win

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor December 18, 2016

The NKU Norse beat Eastern Washington 70-48 Sunday afternoon in BB&T Arena for their fifth straight win. The Norse improve to 8-3 while the Eagles fall to 8-3 on the season. The Norse defense smothered...

NKU's Lavone Holland II (30) throws a pass during Friday's game against Austin Peay at Miami University.

Strong first half propels Norse to victory over Norfolk State

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor December 3, 2016

The NKU men’s basketball team beat Norfolk State 72-61  in Virginia Saturday night. The Norse improve to 5-3 while Norfolk State falls to 2-7. The Norse were propelled by 15-2 run in the middle of...

Drew McDonald spins around a Miami defender to finish at the rim in a 79-70 win vs Miami (OH)

Holland carries Norse to win over Miami (OH)

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor November 20, 2016

OXFORD, Ohio -- The NKU Norse finished the Tarkett Sports Classic with a 79-70 win against the Miami Redhawks Sunday afternoon. The Norse improve to 3-2 while the Redhawks fall to 2-3 on the season. "It...

Drew McDonald (34) had 18 points and 11 rebounds Tuesday as the Norse picked up its biggest win of the season at Oakland, 90-73.

Norse look to push pace in Brannen’s second season

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor November 10, 2016

During the open practice session of Norse Media Day, the NKU Norse men’s basketball team showed exactly what they wanted to be known for this season. The Norse attempted to score 100 points in four...

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