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External review finds abuse allegations against WBB coach ‘unfounded’

External review finds abuse allegations against WBB coach ‘unfounded’

Sam Rosenstiel, Editor-in-Chief

May 9, 2019


Filed under Featured Story, News, Sports, Women's Basketball

"Based on all of the interviews and documents reviewed, the concern of emotional abuse by Whitaker is unfounded," the independent review read.

NKU to review women’s basketball after players accuse coach of emotional abuse

NKU to review women’s basketball after players accuse coach of emotional abuse

Sam Rosenstiel, Editor-in-Chief

April 2, 2019


Filed under Featured Story, News, Sports, Women's Basketball

For years, NKU women’s basketball players experienced a culture of abuse fostered by its head coach that went unaddressed by administrators, according to allegations by former NKU players and their parents.

Women’s basketball players accuse coach of emotional abuse

Women’s basketball players accuse coach of emotional abuse

Sam Rosenstiel, Editor-in-Chief

March 26, 2019


Filed under Featured Story, News, Sports, Women's Basketball

NKU women’s basketball players said they have experienced a culture of abuse fostered by its head coach that went unaddressed by administrators.

NKU defends home court against Cleveland State

NKU defends home court against Cleveland State

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

February 24, 2019


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports, Women's Basketball

NKU women’s basketball team ended the home season with six game winning streak against Cleveland State Sunday afternoon with a score of 74-55. The Norse move to 8-8 in the conference and 9-17 on the season. Cleveland State Vikings fall to 10-18 on the season and 7-10 in the Horizon League.

NKU women’s basketball knocks down Youngstown State

NKU women’s basketball knocks down Youngstown State

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

February 22, 2019


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports, Women's Basketball

NKU women’s basketball knocks down the number two team in the Horizon League Friday night 62-65. The Black and Gold move 8-17 on the season and 7-8 in the conference, while the Penguins fall to 20-7 overall and 12-4 in the Horizon League.

Norse clutch 60-57 win over IUPUI Jaguars

Norse clutch 60-57 win over IUPUI Jaguars

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

January 31, 2019


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports, Women's Basketball

NKU women's basketball team wins against IUPUI Thursday evening, 60-57  at BB&T Arena. Norse move to 5-5 in Horizon League play and 6-14 overall. IUPUI now sits at 7-3 in the conference and 13-8 on the season.

Women’s Basketball gains a 2-0 win streak against Oakland

Women’s Basketball gains a 2-0 win streak against Oakland

Lillian Brown, Reporter

January 28, 2019


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports, Women's Basketball

NKU Women’s Basketball team faced off against the Oakland Golden Grizzlies and defended their home-court with a score of 72-50 win. In conference play NKU now stands at 5-4, while Oakland women’s basketball team drops to 1-8.

Norse fall to Wright State 61-55

Norse fall to Wright State 61-55

Ty DeBonis, Reporter

January 12, 2019


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

The NKU women’s basketball team fell short to Wright State on Saturday by a score of 61-55 at BB&T Arena. The loss for the Norse puts them at 3-12 overall and 2-3 in Horizon League play.

Women’s basketball falls to Green Bay 61-81

Women’s basketball falls to Green Bay 61-81

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

January 5, 2019


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

NKU’s women’s basketball team fell to the Green Bay Phoenix 61-81 Saturday afternoon. The Norse are now 2-2 in Horizon League play and 3-11 overall. Freshman guard Ally Niece led with a career high of 21 points, 2 assists, and one steal. She was followed by freshman center Emmy Souder with ...

Women’s basketball clutches 55-54 win over Milwaukee in final seconds

Women’s basketball clutches 55-54 win over Milwaukee in final seconds

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

January 3, 2019


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

The NKU women’s basketball team won against the Milwaukee Panthers 55-54 at BB&T Arena Thursday night. The Norse now sit at 2-1 in the Horizon League conference play.

NKU drops fourth straight; lose to Austin Peay 52-48

NKU drops fourth straight; lose to Austin Peay 52-48

Mike Canizales, Sports Editor

November 27, 2018


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

Despite holding Austin Peay to just 15-of-43 (34.9 percent) shooting, the NKU women’s basketball team fell to the Governors 52-48 on the road Monday night. With the loss, the Norse drop to 1-4 on the season, while the Governors improve to 3-3. Taylor Clos led the Norse with 21 points on 8-of-14 shooting, wh...

Norse drop two at Kent State Classic

Norse drop two at Kent State Classic

Mike Canizales, Sports Editor

November 19, 2018


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports, Women's Basketball

The NKU women's basketball team traveled north to the Kent State Classic in Kent, Ohio over the weekend and came home with a pair of tough losses. The Norse opened play on Saturday evening with a heartbreaking defeat (62-61) to Kent State, then fell to the University of Akron (77-60) on Sunday afternoon. Sopho...

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