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Carson Williams fights his way through Bam Adebayo to score. He finished with 21 points

Norse Notebook: In loss, Holland and Williams push Norse

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor March 18, 2017

The University of Kentucky got the victory over Northern Kentucky University Friday night, but not before they came face to face with last year's Mr. Kentucky Basketball. Carson Williams was a workhorse...

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

BREAKING: NKU to play Kentucky in NCAA Tournament

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor 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...

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....

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

Norse basketball split weekend series at Wright State

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor 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...

Mason Faulkner (11) drives to the basket during Thursdays win over Youngstown State.

Turnovers doom Norse in Green Bay

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor 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...

Carson Williams (23) dribbles around a defender during Wednesdays 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...

Cole Murray (25) had 13 points Saturday in NKUs loss to Youngstown State.

Murray’s career night carries Norse over Southeast Missouri State

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor December 10, 2016

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo- The NKU men's basketball team improved to 7-3 on the season with a 80-66 win against Southeast Missouri State on the road.  Cole Murray had an incredible shooting night, going 8-11...

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...

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