Season tickets for the 2017-18 Northern Kentucky University men’s basketball team are on sale now. The reigning Horizon League Champions host 14 regular-season games and one exhibition contest at BB&T Arena this season.

Five-different options exist for purchasing season tickets, ranging from $140 per seat to as little as $70 for youth. Traditional season ticket pricing is $140 per seat. Discounted season tickets are available for New Alumni that graduated between 2015-17 ($84), First-Time Alumni buyers ($98) and NKU Faculty/Staff ($126). Youth ages 13-17 years old can be purchased for $70. Fans may purchase a Norse Kids Club membership ($30) for youth 12 and under to be admitted free, all season long.

Each ticket holder will receive an NKU Norse Horizon League Championship pint glass as a gift for purchasing season-tickets.

Northern Kentucky’s home slate features non-conference matchups with regional-rivals Morehead State and Eastern Kentucky, as well as a contest against fellow 2017 NCAA First Round participant East Tennessee State. Once conference season rolls around, the Norse welcome all nine Horizon League opponents to BB&T Arena, including 2017 regular-season champion Oakland and Green Bay, which tied the Norse for third last year.

Rival Wright State and UIC, a team many preseason prognostications expect to be among the top teams in the league this year, are also on the docket.

To order tickets, order online here, or contact Micki Ford, Coordinator of Athletics Ticketing, at (859) 572-7848 or

Under the guidance of the Northern Kentucky-native Brannen, who was named the Horizon League Coach of the Year, NKU won the 2017 Horizon League Tournament Championship and advanced to the NCAA Tournament. Northern Kentucky’s became just the seventh team all-time and only the second since 1970 to make appearance in the NCAA tourney in its first season eligible.

First Team All-Horizon League, Horizon League all-tourney and all-academic team honoree Drew McDonald highlights a Norse team that returns 77 percent of its scoring from last year’s 24-11 team that finished tied for third in the Horizon League regular-season standings. League tourney MVP Lavone Holland II was second on the team in scoring last year and returns for his senior season. The Norse also welcome back all-freshman team selection Carson Williams.


Bryan McEldowney
Assistant Athletic Director
Communications and Media Services
Northern Kentucky University