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WATCH: Allegiances tested for UK fans in Norse Nation

WATCH: Allegiances tested for UK fans in Norse Nation

Austin Elmore, Assistant Sports Editor

March 15, 2017

A simple stroll through the campus of Northern Kentucky University will reveal a wide variety of sports allegiances. While most students wear the apparel of the black and gold of the Norse, a large amount of students also wear the blue and white of the Kentucky Wildcats. Only 75 miles separate the sch...

BREAKING: NKU to play Kentucky in NCAA Tournament

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 tournament on Tuesday, the NKU men's basketball team have earned the right to play the University of...

Norse basketball split weekend series at Wright State

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 State shooting 50 percent on the nights, the Norse shot 49 percent and came away with the victory ov...

McDonald powers Norse to victory against Cleveland State

McDonald powers Norse to victory against Cleveland State

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

January 7, 2017

The NKU Norse beat the Cleveland State Vikings 83-75 Saturday afternoon at BB&T Arena. The Norse improve to 12-5 on the season while the Vikings fall to 5-11. "I thought our young men came out with a lot of energy tonight," head coach John Brannen said. "Cleveland State is one of the toughest...

Murray’s career night carries Norse over Southeast Missouri 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 from three point range and finished with 26 points before fouling out of the game. Murray did not a...

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