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March Madness: Norse basketball projected 14 seed

March Madness: Norse basketball projected 14 seed

Nick Porras, Contributor

February 14, 2019


Filed under Featured Story, Men's Basketball, Sports

In the most recent bracketology done by ESPN bracketologist Joe Lunardi, the Norse men’s basketball team finds themselves as a 14-seed in the South region. Lunardi has them playing in the east region with their opening round in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The opponent offers the most intrigue as Lunardi has th...

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.

Norse defeat Jaguars 92-77 to open conference play

Norse defeat Jaguars 92-77 to open conference play

Ty Debonis, Reporter

December 28, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Men's Basketball, Sports

The Norse men's basketball team won a decisive victory over Horizon League rival the IUPUI Jaguars at BB&T Arena Friday night.

McDonald scores 21 to lead NKU past UMBC, 78-60

McDonald scores 21 to lead NKU past UMBC, 78-60

Sierra Newton, Assistant Sports Editor

December 1, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Men's Basketball, Sports

Fresh off his triple-double against Morehead State on Tuesday night, Horizon League preseason MVP Drew McDonald tallied 21 points and five rebounds to help the Norse past last year's NCAA Tournament darlings UMBC, 78-60 at BB&T Arena on Friday night. The Cold Spring, Kentucky native finished ...

McDonald posts triple-double in win over Morehead State

McDonald posts triple-double in win over Morehead State

Mike Canizales, Sports Editor

November 28, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Men's Basketball, Sports

It only took 6,506 days, but Craig Conley now has company in NKU's triple-double club, as Drew McDonald became the long-awaited second member on Tuesday night.

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