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Going dancing: Norse defeat Wright State in Horizon Championship

Going dancing: Norse defeat Wright State in Horizon Championship

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

March 12, 2019


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Men's Basketball, Sports

NKU men’s basketball team are the 2019 Horizon League Men’s Basketball Champions after a 77-66 win over Wright State Raiders.NKU’s post season continues with a record of 26-8 and end the conference with a record of 14-5. The Raiders season ended with an overall record of 21-13 and 13-6 in the conference.

NKU loses home streak against Cleveland State

NKU loses home streak against Cleveland State

Lilly Brown, Reporter

February 24, 2019


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Men's Basketball, Sports

NKU Men’s Basketball team’s home winning streak comes to an end against Cleveland State 77-83. Norse drop to second place in Horizon League Conference with a record of 11-5 and Cleveland is now 4-11 in conference play and remains in the tenth spot.

Cleveland State Preview: No. 1 meets No. 10 at BB&T

Cleveland State Preview: No. 1 meets No. 10 at BB&T

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

February 23, 2019


Filed under Featured Story, Men's Basketball, Sports

NKU men’s basketball hosts the number 10 team in the Horizon League Saturday night at BB&T Arena. The game is not only the last home game of the season but it is Senior Night. NKU Athletics will be recognizing graduate student point guard Zaynah Robinson and senior forward Drew McDonald.

NKU takes down Youngstown State 76-69

NKU takes down Youngstown State 76-69

Jasmine Smart, Reporter

February 22, 2019


Filed under Game Coverage, Men's Basketball, Sports

NKU men’s basketball team defeated Youngstown State 76-69 during Thursday’s game.  This brought the Norse to 21-7 overall and 11-4 in the Horizon League while the Penguins dropped 12-17 overall and 8-8 in the Horizon League.

Norse claim win over Cleveland State

Norse claim win over Cleveland State

Lillian Brown, Reporter

January 17, 2019


Filed under Game Coverage, Men's Basketball, Sports

NKU’s men’s basketball team advances to 5-1 in the Horizon league after a 91-76 win over Cleveland State Thursday night.

Men’s basketball conquers Detroit Mercy 95-73

Men’s basketball conquers Detroit Mercy 95-73

Ty DeBonis, Reporter

January 5, 2019


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Men's Basketball, Sports

The Northern Kentucky University men’s basketball team bounced back from a tough loss 36 hours prior with a rock-solid 95-73 victory Saturday afternoon over the Titans of Detroit Mercy in Detroit. The Norse had 6 players score in double figures this afternoon, including all 5 starters. Senior for...

Men’s basketball falls to Oakland 74-76 in dramatic match

Men’s basketball falls to Oakland 74-76 in dramatic match

Ty DeBonis, Reporter

January 3, 2019


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Men's Basketball, Sports

The Norse fell to the Oakland Grizzlies 74-76 in Oakland Thursday night.

McDonald scores 21 to lead NKU past UMBC, 78-60

McDonald scores 21 to lead NKU past UMBC, 78-60

Sierra Newton, Assistant Sports Editor

December 1, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Men's Basketball, Sports

Fresh off his triple-double against Morehead State on Tuesday night, Horizon League preseason MVP Drew McDonald tallied 21 points and five rebounds to help the Norse past last year's NCAA Tournament darlings UMBC, 78-60 at BB&T Arena on Friday night. The Cold Spring, Kentucky native finished ...

McDonald posts triple-double in win over Morehead State

McDonald posts triple-double in win over Morehead State

Mike Canizales, Sports Editor

November 28, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Men's Basketball, Sports

It only took 6,506 days, but Craig Conley now has company in NKU's triple-double club, as Drew McDonald became the long-awaited second member on Tuesday night.

Norse remain undefeated after win vs. Coastal Carolina

Norse remain undefeated after win vs. Coastal Carolina

Aric France, Reporter

November 19, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Men's Basketball, Sports

The NKU men’s basketball team collected a clean sweep in the KEMI Northern Kentucky Basketball Classic after beating Coastal Carolina 89-83 to remain undefeated (6-0) on Sunday night. “I thought this was the first of the six games where everyone did their job,” NKU head coach John Branne...

Mens Basketball: Five home games to air on Fox Sports Ohio

Mens Basketball: Five home games to air on Fox Sports Ohio

Mike Canizales, Sports Editor

November 18, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Men's Basketball, Sports, Sports Features

Northern Kentucky University and Fox Sports Ohio recently entered into an agreement to air five Norse men’s basketball games on the regional network this season. “Partnering with FOX Sports Ohio provides a great opportunity to showcase our men’s basketball program and to shine a spotlight on Nor...

NKU holds off late rally to win 59-53

NKU holds off late rally to win 59-53

Sierra Newton, Assistant Sports Editor

November 18, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Men's Basketball, Sports, Sports Features

After pulling off a six-point margin victory against Manhattan on Saturday night, the NKU men’s basketball team remain undefeated (5-0) and in the driver's seat in the KEMI Northern Kentucky Basketball Classic. Drew McDonald led the Norse with 19 points and eight rebounds, followed by Dante...

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