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Norse take down Milwaukee Panthers in Conference Opener

Norse take down Milwaukee Panthers in Conference Opener

Ty DeBonis, Reporter

December 29, 2019

The Northern Kentucky men’s basketball team won its Horizon League conference opener Saturday afternoon against the Milwaukee Panthers 74-64 at BB&T Arena. Senior guard Tyler Sharpe led the Norse with 31 points, including six 3-pointers. This game was Sharpe’s third consecutive 30 point performance.

Tyler Sharpe posts career-high 30 points after defeating Illinois State

Tyler Sharpe posts career-high 30 points after defeating Illinois State

Ty DeBonis, Reporter

December 16, 2019

The Northern Kentucky men’s basketball team took down the Illinois State Redbirds Sunday afternoon at BB&T Arena. With their third straight win the Norse are now tied with Horizon League foe Wright State with identical 8-3 records. 

Northern Kentucky takes down Eastern Kentucky 76-57

Northern Kentucky takes down Eastern Kentucky 76-57

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

December 8, 2019

The in-state battle Sunday night ended in NKU’s favor with a 76-57 win. The Norse are now 7-3 on the season. Senior forward Dantez Walton led with 18 points and nine rebounds. Sophomore guard Trevon Faulkner also had 18 points and led in assists with seven. 

Men’s basketball now 3-1 at home with 86-56 win over Midway

Men’s basketball now 3-1 at home with 86-56 win over Midway

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

November 25, 2019

NKU men’s basketball team win at home against Midway University Monday night 86-56. Graduate wing Karl Harris led the night with 21 points, 10 rebounds and two assists.

Double overtime ends in 98-96 loss for NKU men’s basketball

Double overtime ends in 98-96 loss for NKU men’s basketball

Ty DeBonis, Reporter

November 24, 2019

The Northern Kentucky men’s basketball team dropped a nail-biter Saturday night against the Texas Southern Tigers. The Norse fell 98-96 after a double overtime thriller. For the second straight game at BB&T Arena, two Norse scored 20 or more points. 

NKU held off Ball State Cardinals in 59-57 win

NKU held off Ball State Cardinals in 59-57 win

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

November 20, 2019

The Norse defeated Ball State University Cardinals on their home court 59-57 Wednesday night. Three Norse scored in double digits. Senior forward Dantez Walton led the charge with 18 points, six rebounds and three assists.

Basketball Preview: The Norse Return

Basketball Preview: The Norse Return

Northerner Staff

November 6, 2019

The Norse return for their 2019-20 season with new a new rhythm to winning, coaches and players. The Northerner breaks down what games you need to see, who you need to know and what impact the Norse will make in their quest to the Horizon League tournament and beyond.

Big changes are coming to 2019-20 Basketball Season

Big changes are coming to 2019-20 Basketball Season

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

November 6, 2019

The NKU Men’s basketball team not only has a new look to them this upcoming season, but new rules, according to NCAA.

Games you don’t want to miss

Games you don’t want to miss

Ty DeBonis, Reporter

November 6, 2019

Norse fans will have ample opportunity to watch the Black and Gold play in the 2019-20 season, even if they can’t make it to BB&T Arena.

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