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Basketball Preview: The Norse Return

Basketball Preview: The Norse Return

Northerner Staff

November 6, 2019

The Norse return for their 2019-20 season with 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.

Preview: Norse will look to lone senior for leadership

Mikayla Terry (4) goes around a defender during Friday's game against Milwaukee.

Austin Elmore, Reporter

November 8, 2017

After going 9-22 in her first season as head coach of the NKU women’s basketball team, Camryn Whitaker is looking to improve, but it won’t be easy. “We’ve got five sophomores and seven freshmen, so the makeup of our team right now is so different.” Whitaker said. Of the 13 Norse on the r...

Men’s basketball schedule preview

Men's basketball schedule preview

Matt Sexton, Managing Editor

November 10, 2016

A road trip into Big Ten country and a return trip to Morgantown, West Virginia, highlight the 2016-2017 NKU men’s basketball schedule. In its second season under head coach John Brannen, the Norse will open the regular season at home against Earlham Nov. 11 at BB&T Arena. Two days later, NKU w...

Norse look to push pace in Brannen’s second season

Drew McDonald (34) had 18 points and 11 rebounds Tuesday as the Norse picked up its biggest win of the season at Oakland, 90-73.

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

November 10, 2016

During the open practice session of Norse Media Day, the NKU Norse men’s basketball team showed exactly what they wanted to be known for this season. The Norse attempted to score 100 points in four minutes, all while running full-court layups, three-man weaves and transition shooting drills. Th...

2016-17 Horizon League women’s basketball preview

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Natalie Meyer, Reporter

November 10, 2016

Teams are listed in order of Horizon League preseason rankings.  Green Bay Head Coach: Kevin Borseth (3 years) 2015-2016: Green Bay finished first with their overall record of 28-5 and conference record of 16-2. Allie LeClaire will be returning for Green Bay as a junior. Last season she sco...

2016-2017 Horizon League men’s basketball preview

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Austin Elmore, Reporter

November 10, 2016

Teams ranked in predicted order in Horizon League preseason poll. NKU is ranked 7th. Valparaiso (Indiana) Head Coach- Matt Lottich (1st season) Rank- 1st 2015-16: 30-7 overall, 16-2 in Horizon League The Crusaders finished the 2015-2016 season with a 30-7 record but lost in the Horizon League Tour...

Norse look for road upset at Valparaiso

Lavone Holland II (11) and the NKU Norse travel to take on Valparaiso tonight.

Eli Reese, Contributor

February 11, 2016

Coming off of a huge home victory Saturday, the NKU men’s basketball team will take on Horizon League-leading Valparaiso 8 p.m. tonight.The Crusaders are first in the conference (20-4 overall, 10-1 Horizon League) and are coming off a 73-55 win over Illinois-Chicago. According to

The Independent Student Newspaper of Northern Kentucky University.