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Strong second quarter propels Milwaukee past NKU

Strong second quarter propels Milwaukee past NKU

Matt Sexton, Editor-in-chief

December 31, 2016


Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

MILWAUKEE, Wisconsin -- Milwaukee used a strong second quarter Saturday afternoon to defeat the NKU women's basketball team 72-44. After leading 22-11 after one quarter, the Panthers (9-4) outscored the Norse (4-10) 19-3 in the second quarter to put the game out of reach. Milwaukee shot 53.3 percen...

Green Bay opens title defense with win over NKU

Green Bay opens title defense with win over NKU

Matt Sexton, Editor-in-chief

December 29, 2016


Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

GREEN BAY, Wisconsin -- Perennial Horizon League power Green Bay shot 52 percent from the floor Thursday night, defeating the NKU women's basketball team 70-39. After NKU opened the game leading 5-2, the Phoenix closed the first quarter on a 15-0 run. As the second quarter began, Green Bay expanded ...

Norse win second straight in Vegas over Southern Miss

Norse win second straight in Vegas over Southern Miss

Matt Sexton, Editor-in-chief

December 21, 2016


Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

LAS VEGAS, Nevada -- A Rebecca Lyttle 3-point play with 1:58 remaining gave the NKU women's basketball team the lead for good Wednesday in a 58-53 win over Southern Mississippi. The win is the second in as many days in Las Vegas for the Norse (4-8). Southern Miss fell to 8-4. With the Norse traili...

Norse end losing streak against Arkansas State

Norse end losing streak against Arkansas State

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

December 21, 2016


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports, Women's Basketball

The NKU Norse women's basketball team defeated Arkansas State 83-78 in the second game of the Puerto Rico Classic in Las Vegas Tuesday afternoon. The Norse advance to 3-8 on the season while Arkansas State falls to 2-9. The Norse offense was clicking in this game, shooting 54 percent from the field...

Norse drop opener in Vegas to Portland State

Norse drop opener in Vegas to Portland State

Matt Sexton, Editor-in-chief

December 20, 2016


Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

LAS VEGAS, Nevada -- For only the second time this season, the NKU women's basketball team allowed an opponent to shoot better than 50 percent from the floor in a 77-54 loss Monday to Portland State. The game was the first of three in Las Vegas for the Norse (2-8). Portland State shot 50.8 percent (30...

Terry’s double-double not enough to lift Norse over Racers

Terry’s double-double not enough to lift Norse over Racers

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

December 10, 2016


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Sports, Women's Basketball

The NKU women's basketball team forced overtime with Murray State, but couldn't keep up with the Racers down the stretch, falling 72-69. NKU falls to 2-1 while the Racers move to 5-4. "We are disappointed with the loss," head coach Camyrn Whitaker said. "Our team continues to work hard and give a gr...

Hoosiers’ pace too much for NKU women

Hoosiers’ pace too much for NKU women

Matt Sexton, Managing Editor

December 8, 2016


Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

BLOOMINGTON, Indiana -- Indiana University scored the first 25 points of the game Thursday evening, blasting an undermanned NKU women's basketball team 100-49 at Assembly Hall. The Hoosiers (6-3) outpaced the Norse (2-6) 35-5 in the opening quarter and never looked back. Indiana shot 68 percent from the ...

Norse offense continues to struggle in loss to Tennessee Tech

Norse offense continues to struggle in loss to Tennessee Tech

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

December 4, 2016


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports, Women's Basketball

The NKU women’s basketball team fell to Tennessee Tech 55-40 Sunday afternoon in Cookeville. The Norse fall to 2-5 on the season while the Golden Eagles improve to 3-6 on the year. Despite shooting just 24 percent, the Norse were only down by four points at the end of the first half. That would be ...

Norse fall to Stetson on Victor Hoops for Health day

Norse fall to Stetson on Victor Hoops for Health day

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

November 30, 2016


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Sports, Women's Basketball

The NKU Norse women's basketball team fell 54-45 to Wednesday afternoon. The Norse fall to 2-4 while Stetson improves to 7-1. The Norse held a four point lead late into the third quarter, but Stetson came roaring back, taking a four point lead into the fourth quarter. The Norse could never recover,...

Terry scores career high in Norse victory

Terry scores career high in Norse victory

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

November 26, 2016


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Sports, Women's Basketball

During the preseason, NKU women's basketball coach Camyrn Whitaker talked about putting her team in situations where her NKU women's basketball team would finish close games. Saturday, the Norse did just that, beating East Tennessee State 62-56 at BB&T Arena. The Norse improved to 2-3 on the se...

Late scoring drought thwarts Norse rally in loss to Ohio

Late scoring drought thwarts Norse rally in loss to Ohio

Matt Sexton, Managing Editor

November 21, 2016


Filed under Featured Story, Sports, Women's Basketball

ATHENS, Ohio -- Picked by the media as favorites of the Mid-American Conference East Division, the Ohio Bobcats fought off a valiant effort from the NKU women's basketball team Monday night, defeating the Norse 58-41 at the Convocation Center. Continuing to play shorthanded due to injuries, four NKU...

Second quarter surge propels Norse to first win

Second quarter surge propels Norse to first win

Matt Sexton, Managing Editor

November 19, 2016


Filed under Featured Story, Sports, Women's Basketball

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Kentucky -- Short-handed and banged up, the NKU women's basketball team got a much-needed confidence boost Saturday night in the form of NAIA Indiana University East. While it wasn't easy, the Norse separated themselves with a 23-6 second quarter and cruised to a 66-46 victory ov...

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