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NKU comeback falls short against Wright State

NKU comeback falls short against Wright State

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

February 13, 2016


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

A late comeback fell short Saturday as the NKU women's basketball team lost to Wright State 76-65 at BB&T Arena.The loss breaks a four-game winning streak for the Norse.A stretch in the first quarter gave the Raiders (18-6, 8-3 in Horizon League) the cushion it maintained throughout the game.With the s...

Norse women sweep four-game road trip

Norse women sweep four-game road trip

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

February 7, 2016


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports, Women's Basketball

VALPARAISO, Indiana -- Leading by just six at halftime, the NKU women's basketball team stormed out of the locker room Saturday, burying Valparaiso in the third quarter on the way to a 68-50 win.The win completes a four-game sweep of the Norse's four-game road trip.NKU put the game out of reach in the ...

NKU women win third straight, 72-61

NKU women win third straight, 72-61

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

February 4, 2016


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports, Women's Basketball

CHICAGO -- The NKU women's basketball team never trailed Thursday night, cruising to a 72-61 victory at Illinois-Chicago.After leading by five at the end of the first quarter, the Norse (13-8, 5-5 in Horizon League) outscored the Flames (11-10, 2-8) 21-11 in the second quarter to take a 41-26 lead into...

Hot-shooting Norse pound Penguins

Hot-shooting Norse pound Penguins

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

January 30, 2016


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports, Women's Basketball

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Shooting a blistering 58 percent from the floor, the NKU women's basketball team led most of the way Saturday in an 88-77 victory over Youngstown State.Northern Kentucky picked up its second consecutive road win to improve to 12-8 overall and 4-5 in the Horizon League. Youngstown State fel...

Twin power! Roush sisters nearly outscore Cleveland State

Twin power! Roush sisters nearly outscore Cleveland State

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

January 28, 2016


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports, Women's Basketball

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The Roush twins provided just about all the offense the NKU women's basketball team needed Thursday night in an 83-51 beatdown of Cleveland State.Christine Roush led all scorers with 26 points. Her twin sister, Courtney, scored a career-high 22 points. The two combined to finish ju...

GALLERY: Milwaukee frustrates, defeats Norse

GALLERY: Milwaukee frustrates, defeats Norse

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

January 23, 2016


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

The NKU women's basketball team couldn't find its offensive rhythm Saturday in an 86-60 loss to Milwaukee at BB&T Arena.The Norse fall to 10-8 overall, 2-5 in the Horizon League. Milwaukee won its fifth straight Horizon League game to improve to 11-7 overall and 5-2 in the league.NKU struggled fr...

GALLERY: Phoenix rise in fourth to hold off Norse

GALLERY: Phoenix rise in fourth to hold off Norse

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

January 21, 2016


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

The dominant Horizon League women's basketball team over the last 18 seasons showed why during the fourth quarter Thursday at BB&T Arena.With the game tied at 52 at the end of three quarters, Green Bay pulled away in the fourth to defeat Northern Kentucky 81-73."I thought, in stretches, we played ver...

Winning basket waived off as Norse lose in Detroit

Winning basket waived off as Norse lose in Detroit

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

January 18, 2016


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports, Women's Basketball

DETROIT -- The NKU women's basketball team added another heartbreaking finish Saturday to a season filled with agonizing losses.After Detroit took the lead with 10 seconds remaining, Rebecca Lyttle's apparent game-winning tip-in was waved off on review as the Norse fell 66-65. Lyttle's attempt conclude...

NKU women pick up road win at Oakland

NKU women pick up road win at Oakland

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

January 15, 2016


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports, Women's Basketball

ROCHESTER, Michigan -- The NKU women's basketball team had four players score in double figures Thursday in a 75-71 victory over Oakland.Kasey Uetrecht led the Norse with 21 points. She also had 8 rebounds and 4 assists. Christine Roush knocked down four threes and scored 16 points.Sarah Kinch added 14 p...

Second half rally falls short for NKU women

Second half rally falls short for NKU women

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

January 10, 2016


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports, Women's Basketball

DAYTON, Ohio -- A 24-8 first quarter deficit proved to be too much for Northern Kentucky to overcome Saturday, as the Norse women lost to Wright State 66-61.NKU started the fourth quarter down 9, 54-45. Baskets by Christine Roush and Molly Glick, and a pair of free throws by Kasey Uetrecht pulled th...

Uetrecht three douses Flames

Uetrecht three douses Flames

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

January 2, 2016


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports, Women's Basketball

After finding itself on the wrong end of two straight heartbreaking losses, the NKU women's basketball team was staring at a third consecutive tough loss Friday against Illinois-Chicago.Kasey Uetrecht made sure the Norse would be able to celebrate its first-ever Horizon League victory on New Year's Da...

GALLERY: Valpo stuns NKU in controversial finish

GALLERY: Valpo stuns NKU in controversial finish

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

December 30, 2015


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

The first Horizon League game in the history of NKU women's basketball ended with controversy and a 61-60 Valparaiso victory.Rebecca Lyttle missed a shot at the buzzer which would have won the game, but what happened in the seconds prior left people scratching their heads after the game.Valparaiso inbounded...

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