Northern Kentucky saw its season come to an end with a 72-57 loss to Texas Tech in the first round of the NCAA Tournament Friday afternoon at the Bank of Oklahoma Center. Tyler Sharpe led the Norse (26-9) with 23 points. Drew McDonald and Jalen Tate were held to a combined 11 points and 4-for-25 shooting. Texas Tech’s Jarrett Culver led all scorers with 29 points. The Red Raiders (27-6) advance to play Buffalo on Sunday.
No. 3 seed Texas Tech tops No. 14 @NKUNorseMBB, 72-57 (NKUNorse.com)
March Madness: NKU’s season ends against Texas Tech (The Northerner)
Texas Tech’s Odiase, Owens block Northern Kentucky’s upset bid (Corpus Christi Caller Times)
Culver nets game-high 29, breaks school record as No. 9 Red Raiders advance (Lubbock Avalanche-Journal)