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. (Colin Johnson)
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.

Colin Johnson

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

March 6, 2020

NKU women’s basketball secured their spot in Indiana after winning 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. Freshman guard Ivy Turner put up 21 against the Panthers.

The Norse are now 20-11 for the season and 12-6 in the conference. The last time NKU had a 20+ season was the 2011-12 season, with a finishing record of 21-7. NKU will now travel to the Indiana Farmers Coliseum to take on Green Bay in the Horizon League semifinals. The game is set for 2:30 p.m. NKU students are able to take a bus to cheer on the Norse.

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