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Mens basketball guard Trevon Faulkner during a game.

Faulkner seeks to avenge Horizon League title loss in return for fifth year

Blake Lehmann, Sports Editor November 19, 2022

As he was walking off the court for what could’ve been the final time in his college basketball career back in March, Trevon Faulkner took in the emotion of the scene. After losing out on a Horizon...

VIDEO: Norse vs. Bearcats: Student reactions

Justis White November 19, 2022

On Wednesday, Nov. 16, NKU men's basketball team hosted the University of Cincinnati Bearcats in Truist Arena. This was their fifth time playing one another. Cincinnati had won the past four, but on Wednesday...

NKU Norse took home the win Wednesday night with a total score of 64-51.

House party: Fans storm the court as Norse knock off Bearcats for first time ever

Blake Lehmann, Sports Editor November 17, 2022

The term “program-defining win” isn’t one to be thrown around lightly. For a team to earn one of these, they must cultivate a certain culture as a winning attitude from players, fan support and...

Preview: NKU mens basketball hosts UC for first time ever Wednesday

Preview: NKU men’s basketball hosts UC for first time ever Wednesday

Blake Lehmann, Sports Editor November 16, 2022

Although the University of Cincinnati is more well-known for the Crosstown Shootout with Xavier, the Bearcats will face a roadblock Wednesday against the NKU men’s basketball team as The Battle of Big...

The Norse lost to the Kent State Golden Flashes by 77-54 Monday night.

Shooting woes plague men’s basketball in home opener loss against Kent State

Blake Lehmann, Sports Editor November 8, 2022

Basketball in the Bluegrass returned Monday night as the NKU men’s basketball team took on Kent State for opening night in college basketball, but all the excitement was quickly dispelled after the Norse...

Jalen Tate (11) fights past a Detroit Mercy defender. Tate shot 5-of-11 on the night and had 11 points.

Preview: Norse face Titans in first round of Horizon League tournament

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor March 6, 2019

The first leg of the 2019 Horizon League Men’s Basketball tournament kicks off on Wednesday, March 6. The Norse will face the seventh seed Detroit Mercy Titans at BB&T Arena with tip off at 7 p.m....

BB&T Arena, home of the NKU Norse basketball.

When Norse score 80, you score pizza

Kane Mitten, Assistant Arts & Life Editor November 30, 2018
As the men’s basketball season starts back up, the much-loved Domino’s promotion has returned.
Drew McDonald (34) goes up for a shot during the game against Thomas More. McDonald had 14 points during the game.

Men’s basketball outpaces Thomas More 85-47

Sierra Newton, Assistant Sports Editor October 30, 2018
The NKU men’s basketball team opened up their season with a exhibition win over Thomas More University at BB&T Arena. Thomas More shot 30 percent from field goals, while the Norse’s field goal percentage made it to 60 percent.
Jordan Garnett (1) is introduced before the game against Cleveland State at Little Caesars Arena.

Former NKU basketball standout joins European pro team

Mike Canizales, Sports Editor August 25, 2018
Former NKU men's basketball standout Jordan Garnett has signed to play his rookie season overseas in Cyprus Division A with Omonia Nicosia.
Drew McDonald (34) goes up for a shot during the game against Louisville, March 13 2018.

Norse to take on Bearcats as game attendance soars

Mike Canizales, Sports Editor August 17, 2018
Norse men's basketball will start a four-game home-and-home series with the University of Cincinnati Bearcats, beginning in the 2018-19 season.
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