NKU opens Conference play by defeating IUPUI 77-59
Coming off a 2 game losing streak the NKU Norse returned home to kick off Horizon League play against the IUPUI Jaguars who mad their Horizon League Debut. After a slow start the Norse kicked into gear by ending the first half on a 19-0 run and never looked back before claiming the big victory.
The Norse were lead by Junior forward Drew McDonald who had a spectacular 27 point 10 Rebound game including making his last 10 shots of the game. The Norse also got some big play from their bench tonight seeing Mason Faulkner, Dantez Walton and Tyler Sharpe come into the game and give big sparks to coach John Brannen's team as they cruse to 8-5 and 1-0 in conference play.
The Norse have a quick turnaround for their next game this Saturday when they will continue Horizon League play against the University of Illinois-Chicago at 7:00PM Est.