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McDonald scores 32 as Norse beat Morehead State

McDonald scores 32 as Norse beat Morehead State

Matt Sexton, Managing Editor

November 30, 2016


Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

MOREHEAD, Kentucky -- An impressive season for Drew McDonald reached new heights Wednesday night. The sophomore forward scored a career-high 32 points as Northern Kentucky defeated Morehead State 84-79. McDonald, who has now scored 20 or more points in five straight games, also had 11 rebounds for ...

Scoring droughts doom Norse in loss to NC Central

Scoring droughts doom Norse in loss to NC Central

Matt Sexton, Managing Editor

November 26, 2016


Filed under Featured Story, Men's Basketball, Sports

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Kentucky -- The most veteran team in NCAA basketball taught a hard lesson to one of the youngest Saturday night at BB&T Arena. Two prolonged scoring droughts, combined with an outstanding individual performance, were too much for the NKU men's basketball team to overcome Saturda...

Career high for McDonald as Norse pound Blue Hens

Career high for McDonald as Norse pound Blue Hens

Austin Elmore, Reporter

November 19, 2016


Filed under Featured Story, Men's Basketball, Sports

OXFORD, Ohio -- Coming off a 77-69 loss to Austin Peay on Friday night, the NKU men’s basketball team rebounded Saturday by defeating Delaware 74-53 in their second game of the Tarkett Sports Classic at Miami University in Oxford. NKU finished the game shooting 40 percent and played well on the glass, ou...

Norse can’t hold second half lead, fall to Austin Peay

Norse can’t hold second half lead, fall to Austin Peay

Matt Sexton, Managing Editor

November 18, 2016


Filed under Featured Story, Men's Basketball, Sports

OXFORD, Ohio -- The NKU men's basketball team showed flashes of its talent Friday combined with some of the frustrations of its youth. For 28 minutes, the Norse ran its offense with near perfection, getting open looks all over the floor. They stifled Austin Peay on the defensive end of the floor. Howev...

Hill too large as NKU falls short at Illinois

Hill too large as NKU falls short at Illinois

Matt Sexton, Managing Editor

November 13, 2016


Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

CHAMPAIGN, Illinois -- After trailing by as many as eight in the first half, Big Ten member Illinois rallied in the second half Sunday to defeat the NKU men's basketball team 79-64. A strong start propelled the Norse (1-1) to a 32-24 lead with 3:27 left in the first half. Illinois (2-0) trimmed the defic...

UPDATE: NKU student says four basketball players involved in her assault

UPDATE: NKU student says four basketball players involved in her assault

Christopher Decker, Abby Anstead, Sports Editor, Editor-in-Chief

August 24, 2016


Filed under Featured Story, Men's Basketball, News

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. -- Four Northern Kentucky University basketball players have been linked to a possible assault incident involving a female student that occurred at a fraternity party in March. According to a police report obtained by The Northerner, the woman was punched by the four men, causing her to suf...

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