Northern Kentucky junior guard Trevon Faulkner place himself and the Norse in the nationwide highlight Friday evening.
Faulkner strike a 3-pointer from a few-quarter court at the halftime buzzer Friday night at BB&T Arena, encouraging the Norse defeat UIC 72-68. He took a rebound from a missed shot, built a pair of dribbles and introduced a shot from the 3-issue line on the UIC facet, giving NKU a nine-position guide at halftime, 32-23.
The shot took the No. 4 spot on the SportsCenter Major 10 Performs that aired on ESPN Saturday morning, according to Brady Laber, who termed the play on-air.
People 3 details proved to be vital in the eventual four-point gain around UIC, which dropped to 8-6, 5-4 in the Horizon League. NKU, 8-8 and 6-5 in the Horizon League, was to host UIC yet again Saturday night.
Faulkner experienced a wonderful overall sport as very well, primary the Norse with 25 details and 12 rebounds. He is the team’s leading scorer for the period at 17.4 for each contest. He is next on the workforce in rebounding (5.5) and helps (2.3).
Faulkner, from Mercer County High School in Harrodsburg, Ky., was Kentucky Mr. Basketball in 2018.
He finished his large faculty vocation as one particular of only seven boys in KHSAA background to post 3,000 (3,022) points and 1,100 rebounds (1,103).