The Northerner

Norse escape Detroit thanks to last second basket

Drew McDonald (34) claps after a score by NKU.
January 7, 2018
A Lavone Holland two-point jumper lifted the Northern Kentucky men's basketball team over Detroit Mercy 56-54 on the road Sunday afternoon.

Holland scores 1,000th career point in win over Oakland

Lavone Holland II (30) fights toward the basket in the game against UIC.
January 6, 2018

The NKU men's basketball team defeated the Oakland Grizzlies 87-83 in Oakland Friday night. The Norse move to 3-0 in Horizon League play while the Grizzlies fall to 1-2 in Horizon League play. Lavone...

Preview: NKU takes on Oakland on ESPN2

Lavone Holland II (30) fights toward the basket in the game against UIC.
January 5, 2018

It's a big night for NKU men's basketball, as The Norse will take on Oakland on ESPN2 at 9 p.m. on the road. Oakland and NKU were co-favorites to win the Horizon League this season. Oakland is 9-6 on...

Norse grab second Horizon League victory over Titans

Jazmyne Geist (13) shoots in the game against Green Bay.
January 5, 2018

Kailey Coffey and Taryn Taugher combined for 36 points Thursday night as the NKU women’s basketball team (4-10, 2-1 Horizon) earned a 78-67 road victory over Detroit Mercy (0-14, 0-3 Horizon) at Calihan...

Norse extinguish Flames ahead of matchup with Oakland

Mason Faulkner (11) fights to shoot in the game against UIC.
December 30, 2017

The NKU men's basketball team defeated UIC in convincing fashion Saturday night, 86-51. The Norse improve to 9-5 on the season and begin Horizon League play 2-0. UIC falls to 5-10 and 0-2 in Horizon...

Norse complete upset of 19th ranked Phoenix

Reece Mungar (14) cheers after a score by the Norse in the game against Green Bay
December 30, 2017

There haven't been very many times in the past two seasons when the NKU women's basketball locker room was filled with elation after a game.  But today, joy filled BB&T Arena as the final buzzer...

GALLERY: Grace White scores career high; Norse fall to Panthers in closing minutes

Kailey Coffey (23) shoots a free throw in the game against Milwaukee.
December 28, 2017

After leading the majority of the game, the NKU women's basketball team fell to the Milwaukee Panthers 53-49 in BB&T Arena. NKU falls to 2-10 on the season and 0-1 in the Horizon League while the...

Norse break two game losing streak with win over IUPUI

Mason Faulkner (11) steals the ball in the game against IUPUI.
December 28, 2017

The NKU men's basketball team defeated IUPUI 77-59 Thursday night in BB&T Arena, snapping a two-game losing streak in front of over 4,200 fans. The Norse improve to 8-5 and get their first Horizon...

Three Norse score double figures in loss to Aggies

Lavone Holland dished out eight assists against IUPUI Thursday night.
December 20, 2017

The NKU men’s basketball team suffered their fifth loss of the season to No. 8 Texas A&M at Reed Arena in College Station, Texas 64-58. The Norse finish non-conference play sitting at 7-5. Junior...

Gallery: Two Norse score 20 in victory over EKU

Lavone Holland dished out eight assists against IUPUI Thursday night.
December 11, 2017

The Norse took down in-state rival Eastern Kentucky 91-63 Sunday night at BB&T Arena, improving to 7-3 on the season. This was the first matchup between the two teams since the 1992-93 season. Three...

ETSU gets revenge, defeat Norse in second match-up of the season

NKU's Carson Williams backs down a Berea defender on Wednesday night at BB&T Arena.
December 7, 2017

East Tennessee State took their revenge on the NKU men's basketball team Wednesday night, defeating the Norse 84-71 in Johnson City. The Norse fall to 6-3 on the season while the Bucs improve to 5-3.  Carson...

McDonald reaches 1,000 career points in win over Morehead State

Head Coach John Brannen congratulates Drew McDonald (34) on his 1000th career point in the game against Morehead.
December 2, 2017

  The NKU men's basketball team defeated Morehead State 86-49 on Saturday night. The Norse improve to 6-2 on the season while Morehead State falls to 2-6.  The Norse have now won two straight...

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