The Northerner

Off-season movement continues with Faulkner release, Rack departure

Head Coach John Brannen talks to Mason Faulkner (11) during the game against Youngstown State.

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor

April 5, 2018

This off-season should prove to be a period of change for the Norse, with many members of the team leaving the roster. Williams’ transfer left a scholarship spot open, which was  awarded to Tyler Sharpe, a transfer from Louisville. Sharpe announced this on his Twitter account. Thank you 🙏🏼 ht...

#Norse Notebook: Evaluating the Norse bench

Tyler Sharpe (15) drives toward the basket in the game against Wright State.

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor

February 8, 2018

While I was working on my story about the NKU women’s basketball team defeating nationally ranked Green Bay at the end of last December, Tyler Sharpe took the floor with a team manager and began his pregame shooting routine. The guard from Mt. Washington, KY moved around the floor and shot from eac...

Norse three game win streak ends against Oakland

Head Coach John Brannen talks to his team during a timeout in the game against Cleveland State.

Lilly Brown, Contributor

January 27, 2018

The Northern Kentucky men’s basketball team fell short against Oakland University Friday 83-70. The Norse are now 14-7 on the season and 7-2 in the Horizon League. Oakland is now 14-8 with a conference record of 6-3. The Norse are still second in the Horizon League standings behind Wright State...

Norse extinguish Flames ahead of matchup with Oakland

Mason Faulkner (11) fights to shoot in the game against UIC.

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor

December 30, 2017

The NKU men's basketball team defeated UIC in convincing fashion Saturday night, 86-51. The Norse improve to 9-5 on the season and begin Horizon League play 2-0. UIC falls to 5-10 and 0-2 in Horizon League play. "I was really excited about the performance of our young men tonight," NKU head coach Jo...

Preview: Expectations high for reigning Horizon League champions

The NKU men's basketball team celebrates after winning the Horizon League championship.

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor

November 9, 2017

When Newport Central Catholic graduate Drew McDonald committed to NKU to play basketball, he dreamed of making the Norse a competitive Division I program. What he didn’t anticipate, however, was standing on the court of the Joe Louis Arena in Detroit celebrating a Horizon League championship in j...

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