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NKU Basketball second in the Horizon League

NKU Basketball second in the Horizon League

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. 

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

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.

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 women’s 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. 

Women’s basketball gained first home win against Omaha

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.

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. 

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

Senior Taryn Taugher, a former NKU women's basketball player, accused Head Coach Camryn Whitaker of emotional abuse on March 24.

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.

NKU takes down Oakland Grizzlies 74-63

Kailey Coffey (23) drives to the basket during the game against Oakland. The Norse defeated Oakland 72-50.

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.

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

NKU Women's Basketball Players cheer after a point during the game against Green Bay. The Norse fell 81-61.

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.

Norse fall to Milwaukee 59-38

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.

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.

Norse knock down UIC, 78-44

NKU Women's Basketball Players cheer after a point during the game against Green Bay. The Norse fell 81-61.

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.

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

NKU players cheer after a point made during the game against Oakland. The Norse defeated Oakland 72-50.

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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