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Long-range basket by NKU’s Trevon Faulkner makes SportsCenter Top 10

Northern Kentucky junior guard Trevon Faulkner put himself and the Norse in the national spotlight Friday night. 



a group of men playing a game of football: NKU's Trevon Faulkner takes the ball down the court during the NKU vs IUPUI game at the BB&T Arena at NKU on Friday January 15. 2021. IUPUI won the game with a foinal score of 74-69.


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NKU’s Trevon Faulkner takes the ball down the court during the NKU vs IUPUI game at the BB&T Arena at NKU on Friday January 15. 2021. IUPUI won the game with a foinal score of 74-69.

Faulkner hit a 3-pointer from three-quarter court at the halftime buzzer Friday night at BB&T Arena, helping the Norse defeat UIC 72-68. He took a rebound from a missed shot, made a couple of dribbles and launched a shot from the 3-point line on the UIC side, giving NKU a nine-point lead at halftime, 32-23.

The shot took the No. 4 spot on the SportsCenter Top 10 Plays that aired on ESPN Saturday morning, according to Brady Laber, who called the play on-air.

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