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NKU forward Grayson Rose and the NKU bench celebrate during the Norse win over Detroit Mercy.

Norse advance to Horizon League quarterfinals with win over Detroit Mercy

Matthew Dietz, Editor-in-Chief March 1, 2022

NKU women’s basketball head coach Camryn Whitaker has seen her fair share of postseason basketball, both as a player and as a coach, and understands what it takes to win when the calendar flips to...

NKU guard Ivy Turner makes an inbounds pass against Detroit Mercy on Saturday.

NKU women’s basketball collects Horizon League awards

Matthew Dietz, Editor-in-Chief February 28, 2022

On Monday, the Horizon League announced their end of season awards for women’s basketball, with several members of the Norse being named as winners for individual awards. Graduate forward Grayson...

NKU guard Khamari Mitchell-Steen goes up for a layup against Detroit Mercy on Saturday.

NKU women’s basketball caps regular season with win

Brendan Connelly, Assistant Sports Editor February 26, 2022

The NKU women’s basketball team celebrated senior day on Saturday afternoon, beating the Detroit Mercy Titans 67-44. The win secures the Norse’s first 20-win season in two years, moving to 20-7...

NKU forward Trinity Thompson waits to check into the game against UIC in February.

NKU women’s basketball comes from behind to defeat Oakland, 66-62

Matthew Dietz, Editor-in-Chief February 24, 2022

Entering Thursday’s game, the Northern Kentucky women’s basketball team was 16-1 when they outrebounded their opponent in the game. When the opponent grabbed more rebounds than them? 2-6. Entering...

NKU guard Ivy Turner (2) makes a pass against IUPUI on Saturday. Turner shot 7-14 from the field in the loss.

IUPUI cruises past NKU 78-53 on Saturday

Matthew Dietz, Editor-in-Chief February 12, 2022

The IUPUI Jaguars women’s basketball team took a double-digit lead into halftime and never looked back, coasting past the Northern Kentucky Norse on Saturday at BB&T Arena, 78-53.  IUPUI...

NKU redshirt senior guard Lindsey Duvall against UIC on Thursday. Duvall finished with 28 points.

NKU women’s basketball survives late-game surge to douse the Flames

Brendan Connelly, Assistant Sports Editor February 10, 2022

Lindsey Duvall returned to her scoring ways, tallying 28 points to lead the NKU Norse past the UIC Flames 67-57 on Thursday night. Coming off a career-high 22-point performance, Emmy Souder came up...

Norse fell 67-58 to Green Bay on Saturday at BB&T Arena.

Green Bay snaps Norse winning streak with terrific shooting performance

Matthew Dietz, Editor-in-Chief January 29, 2022

The Green Bay Phoenix women’s basketball team came into BB&T Arena and shot a blistering 55.8 percent from the field and 63.6 percent from three, as they defeated Northern Kentucky 67-58, snapping...

Guard Ivy Turner drives into the lane against Milwaukee on Thursday. Turner led the Norse with 23 points.

NKU women’s basketball uses defensive effort to get past Milwaukee

Brendan Connelly, Assistant Sports Editor January 27, 2022

The NKU women’s basketball team avenged their November road loss to Milwaukee on Thursday night, surviving a late scare from the Panthers to win 61-53. The win brings myriad footnotes for the Norse....

NKU guard Khamari Mitchell-Steen (11) shoots a layup against Wright State on Thursday.

Mitchell-Steen’s career-high leads NKU women’s basketball past Wright State

Brendan Connelly, Assistant Sports Editor January 21, 2022

After 43 days away from the home court, the NKU women’s basketball team returned to BB&T Arena to face their rival Wright State. Paced by 23 points from freshman guard Khamari Mitchell-Steen,...

The NKU womens basketball bench reacts during a game against Cleveland State in December.

Takeaways from NKU women’s basketball as conference play heats up

Matthew Dietz, Editor-in-Chief January 13, 2022

The NKU men’s and women’s basketball teams had five games scheduled last week from Thursday through Monday. The men were slated to host IUPUI on Thursday, UIC on Saturday and close rival Wright State...

NKU players celebrate a basket before the halftime break by forward Paige Hodgson (4).

Norse win in dominant performance against Kentucky State

Kyle Neace, Reporter December 8, 2021

The Northern Kentucky University women's basketball team continued on a two-game winning streak Wednesday after winning at home against Kentucky State in BB&T Arena, 72-51.  Junior Carissa...

NKU guard Kailee Davis (3) prepares to take a shot against Purdue Fort Wayne on Sunday. Davis finished with eight points in the win.

Norse bounce back with 69-60 win over Purdue Fort Wayne

Matthew Dietz, Editor-in-Chief December 5, 2021

After being knocked off on their home floor Friday night against Cleveland State, the NKU women’s basketball team picked up their second conference victory of the season on Sunday afternoon at BB&T...

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