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Women’s basketball starts Horizon League tournament with a 94-47 statement

Four Norse score in double digits.
Sierra Newton, Sports Editor March 4, 2020
NKU women's basketball team opened up the first round of Horizon League tournament play with a whopping 47 point win over Detroit Mercy. Four Norse brought in double digit performances.
NKU Basketball second in the Horizon League

NKU Basketball second in the Horizon League

Both teams head into second round of conference play on top.
Sierra Newton, Sports Editor February 5, 2020
NKU basketball is on a roll right now. For the first time in the program’s Division I NCAA history, the women’s team is tied for second in the Horizon League, coming off a win streak of four. The men’s team now has their whole roster playing together at full health, are tied for second and are on a two-game winning streak. Good luck coming up with a better way to start off homecoming week!
NKU women’s team starts weekend with 61-37 win over Milwaukee

NKU women’s team starts weekend with 61-37 win over Milwaukee

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor January 30, 2020
NKU women’s basketball team dominated the Milwaukee University Panthers Thursday night at BB&T Arena. Sophomore guard Ally Niece led with 17 points shooting 7-of-12 from the field. Redshirt senior Molly Glick followed with 13 points. 
Emmy Souder (30) fights to get a rebound during the game against the University of Nebraska at Omaha. Souder had 5 rebounds on the game and 1 steal.

NKU women’s basketball ends weekend 1-1 after 73-68 loss

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor January 5, 2020
NKU women's basketball fell to Cleveland State 73-68 Saturday afternoon at BB&T Arena. In the conference the Norse are now 2-2 and have an overall record of 8-7. Sophomore forward Emmy Souder and Sophomore point guard each led with 18 points apiece. Sophomore point guard Ally Niece followed with 11 points, shooting from 50 percent at the 3-point line. Junior center Grayson Rose had 17 rebounds from the boards. 
NKU womens basketball take down Youngstown State in Conference home opener

NKU women’s basketball take down Youngstown State in Conference home opener

Ty DeBonis, Staff Reporter January 3, 2020
The Northern Kentucky women’s basketball team captured their eighth win of the season Thursday night at BB&T Arena 75-56. The victory over the Youngstown State Penguins is also the second conference win for the Black and Gold. Coming into the game YSU was the overall leader in the Horizon League. 
Carissa Garcia (12)  reacts after a Norse point during the game against the University of Nebraska at Omaha. The Norse defeated the University of Nebraska at Omaha 57-40.

Women’s basketball gained first home win against Omaha

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor November 22, 2019
NKU women's basketball team took down the University of Nebraska at Omaha 57-40 Thursday night. The Norse are now 1-4 on the season. Redhshirt junior guard Molly Glick led with 11 points and three rebounds. Freshman guard Carissa Garcia, sophomore forward Emmy Souder, sophomore point guard Taylor Clos followed with eight points a piece. 
Senior Taryn Taugher, a former NKU womens basketball player, accused Head Coach Camryn Whitaker of emotional abuse on March 24.

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

Allegations surfaced last week that Head Coach Camryn Whitaker 'humiliated', ‘degraded’, and ‘isolated’ players for years
Sam Rosenstiel, Editor-in-Chief April 2, 2019
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.
Kailey Coffey (23) drives to the basket during the game against Oakland. The Norse defeated Oakland 72-50.

NKU takes down Oakland Grizzlies 74-63

Four of the Norse score in double digits to aid the win.
Jasmine Smart, Reporter February 28, 2019
NKU women's basketball defeats Oakland Golden Grizzlies 74-63. This win moves NKU to 10-17 on the season and 9-8 in the Horizon League. The Grizzlies fall 6-22 in the season and 3-14 in the conference.
NKU Womens Basketball Players cheer after a point during the game against Green Bay. The Norse fell 81-61.

Preview: Women’s team hosts Cleveland State on Senior Day

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor February 24, 2019
The NKU women’s basketball team hosts Cleveland State Vikings Sunday, Feb. 24 at BB&T Arena. The game will be the final home game of the season and honor senior guard Taryn Taugher. The game will also be NKU’s pink game, the Norse partner with the Pink Ribbon Girls, an organization that provides various services to individuals with breast and gynecological cancers.
Emmy Souder (30) fights to shoot during the game against Green Bay. Souder shot 2-of-4 from three and had 10 points on the game.

Norse fall to Milwaukee 59-38

The Norse bench added 21 points to the game.
Jasmine Smart, Reporter February 10, 2019
NKU women’s basketball team fell to the Milwaukee Panthers Saturday afternoon 59-38.  The loss brought the Norse overall season record down to 7-16 and 6-7 in the Horizon League. The Panthers are now 6-6 in the League and 11-12 overall.
NKU Womens Basketball Players cheer after a point during the game against Green Bay. The Norse fell 81-61.

Norse knock down UIC, 78-44

This win marks the largest win streak of the season with 4
Lillian Brown, Reporter February 2, 2019
NKU women’s basketball team win 78-44 against UIC Flames Saturday afternoon at BB&T Arena. The Norse climb to 7-14 this season and 6-5 in the conference. This win marks the highest win streak of the season with 4. UIC falls to 3-19 this season and 1-10 in the conference.
NKU players cheer after a point made during the game against Oakland. The Norse defeated Oakland 72-50.

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

Ally Niece has made 15 consecutive free throws in the last 4 games.
Lillian Brown, Reporter January 28, 2019
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.
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