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2020-21 WBB: New faces with new goals

2020-21 WBB: New faces with new goals

Get to know the new WBB players
Kaycee Sloan, Assistant Sports Editor November 30, 2020

With the return of many familiar faces on the Northern Kentucky University Women’s Basketball team roster, there are five new players that you need to know for this 2020-21 season.  Lindsey Duvall...

NKU WBB adds Anthony Epps to coaching staff

NKU WBB adds Anthony Epps to coaching staff

Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor July 19, 2020

The NKU Women’s basketball team has added former University of Kentucky basketball player Anthony Epps as an assistant coach, the team announced in a press release on Wednesday. In 2019-20, Epps was...

NKU WBB adds transfer Lindsey Duvall

NKU WBB adds transfer Lindsey Duvall

Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor May 14, 2020

Head Coach Camryn Whitaker and the NKU Women’s basketball team announced a new addition to their roster on Thursday, adding guard Lindsey Duvall from the University of Louisville. A former five-star...

Women's Basketball Head Coach Camryn Whitaker exits the arena following the 49-50 loss to Green bay in the Semi-Final game of the Horizon League Tournament.

NKU women’s basketball season ends due to last second basket

The 2019-20 team is the first in NKU DI history to achieve a 20-win season.
Sierra Newton, Sports Editor March 9, 2020
NKU women's basketball team put on a show at Indiana Farmers Coliseum Monday afternoon. The Norse end their season 20-12 after falling to the Green Bay Phoenix 50-49 in the Horizon League semifinals. 
Carissa Garcia (12)  goes up for a shot during the quarter final game of the Horizon League Tournament against Milwaukee. The Norse defeated Milwaukee 78-58 on Thursday night.

PHOTO GALLERY: NKU women’s basketball team beats Milwaukee, advances in Horizon League Tournament

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor March 6, 2020
NKU women's basketball secured their spot in Indiana after a comeback win over no. 5 Milwaukee Panthers at BB&T Arena. Sophomore point guard Ally Niece led NKU in their 78-58 win with 27 points, shooting 12-of-18 from the field.

Women’s basketball starts Horizon League tournament with a 94-47 statement

Four Norse score in double digits.
Sierra Newton, Sports Editor March 4, 2020
NKU women's basketball team opened up the first round of Horizon League tournament play with a whopping 47 point win over Detroit Mercy. Four Norse brought in double digit performances.
Molly Glick (24) reacts with Grayson Rose (10) following the game against IUPUI. The Norse defeated first ranked team IUPUI 65-62 on Saturday Afternoon.

Glick’s Senior Day ends in NKU win, 65-63

NKU breaks IUPUI 13 game win streak.
Sierra Newton, Sports Editor February 15, 2020
NKU women's basketball team snapped IUPUI Jaguars 13 game win streak Saturday afternoon at BB&T Arena. The 65-63 win places NKU in a tie for second place with Wright State. The Norse are 10-5 in conference and 16-10 overall.
Kailey Coffey (23) is introduced before the game against UIC. The Norse defeated UIC 78 to 35.

NKU women’s basketball rolls over UIC in 78-35 win

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor February 13, 2020
The Norse advance to 15-10 overall and 9-5 in the Horizon League after taking down UIC Flames Thursday night at BB&T Arena. Freshman guard Carissa Garcia led the Norse in their 42 point victory with 20 points, shooting 4-of-7 from the 3-point line.
NKU Basketball second in the Horizon League

NKU Basketball second in the Horizon League

Both teams head into second round of conference play on top.
Sierra Newton, Sports Editor February 5, 2020
NKU basketball is on a roll right now. For the first time in the program’s Division I NCAA history, the women’s team is tied for second in the Horizon League, coming off a win streak of four. The men’s team now has their whole roster playing together at full health, are tied for second and are on a two-game winning streak. Good luck coming up with a better way to start off homecoming week!
NKU women’s team starts weekend with 61-37 win over Milwaukee

NKU women’s team starts weekend with 61-37 win over Milwaukee

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor January 30, 2020
NKU women’s basketball team dominated the Milwaukee University Panthers Thursday night at BB&T Arena. Sophomore guard Ally Niece led with 17 points shooting 7-of-12 from the field. Redshirt senior Molly Glick followed with 13 points. 
Los Angeles Lakers’ Kobe Bryant smiles as he jogs to the bench during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Philadelphia 76ers, Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2015, in Philadelphia. AP Photo by Matt Slocum.

NBA Legend Kobe Bryant and eight others pass: An NKU basketball community mourns

Players and coaches take to social media to express their loss.
Sierra Newton, Sports Editor January 27, 2020
Sunday morning, NBA legend Kobe Bryant and his 13 year-old daughter Gianna “Gigi” Maria-Onore Bryant died in a helicopter crash along with seven others. TMZ was the first to break the story of Kobe Bryant being involved in the helicopter crash.
NKU Women's basketball ends weekend 2-0 with Detroit Mercy win

NKU Women’s basketball ends weekend 2-0 with Detroit Mercy win

Ty DeBonis, Reporter January 26, 2020
The Northern Kentucky women’s basketball team collected their second win of the weekend on Saturday. The Norse won by a score of 72-60 against Detroit Mercy, with the victory the Norse improve to 11-9 on the season. 
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