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Gallery: Two Norse score 20 in victory over EKU

Lavone Holland dished out eight assists against IUPUI Thursday night.
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...

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

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

BREAKING: NKU to play Kentucky in NCAA Tournament

The Norse anxiously watch the selection show as they wait for their name to be called.
March 12, 2017

In the last five years a 15-seed has beaten a 2-seed four times in the NCAA Tournament. The NKU Norse will have a chance to be the fifth team to do that this year.  After winning the Horizon League...

Free throws guide Norse to victory over Vikings

Free throws guide Norse to victory over Vikings
February 16, 2017

The NKU Norse men's basketball team hung on in the final minutes of regulation to beat Cleveland State 62-60 in Cleveland. NKU improves to 18-9 overall and 9-5 in Horizon League while Cleveland State falls...

Holland propels Norse to homecoming win

Holland propels Norse to homecoming win
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...

Norse basketball split weekend series at Wright State

Carson Williams recorded his third double-double of the season against Detroit Mercy, scoring 13 points and grabbing 10 rebounds
February 5, 2017

Both NKU basketball teams traveled to Dayton to face Wright State on Saturday. The men's basketball team beat the Raiders 83-79 while the women's team fell 67-47. NKU 83 Wright State 79 Despite Wright...

Turnovers doom Norse in Green Bay

Mason Faulkner (11) drives to the basket during Thursday's win over Youngstown State.
January 10, 2017

The NKU men's basketball team lost 80-71 to Green Bay Tuesday night. The Norse fall to 12-5 on the season and 3-2 in Horizon League play, while the Phoenix remain a perfect 4-0 in conference play.   It...

McDonald powers Norse to victory against Cleveland State

Drew McDonald (34) looks to pass to a teammate during Thursday's win over Youngstown State.
January 7, 2017

The NKU Norse beat the Cleveland State Vikings 83-75 Saturday afternoon at BB&T Arena. The Norse improve to 12-5 on the season while the Vikings fall to 5-11. "I thought our young men came out with...

Holland carries Norse to win over Miami (OH)

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

Norse look to push pace in Brannen’s second season

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.
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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