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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

Duvall led the team with 26 points
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...

NKU guard Lindsey Duvall (5) drives past a Cleveland State defender on Friday night. The Norse fell to the Vikings 63-52.

Women’s basketball falls to Cleveland State in first Horizon League home game

Too little, too late for Norse
Brendan Connelly, Assistant Sports Editor December 3, 2021

The Northern Kentucky women’s basketball team fell to Cleveland State 63-52 on Friday night at BB&T Arena. The Norse faced a tall task as the Vikings entered not only with an unblemished record,...

NKU guard Ellie Taylor (33) dribbles on the perimeter during the Norse 80-73 loss on Wednesday to Kent State.

Norse drop opening game against Kent State, 80-73

Lindsey Duvall poured in 27 points in the loss
Matthew Dietz, Editor-in-Chief November 10, 2021

Redshirt senior guard Lindsey Duvall scored 27 points for the Northern Kentucky women’s basketball team on Wednesday night, but the Norse were unable to overcome an experienced Kent State team in...

NKU forward Grayson Rose puts up a shot attempt in NKUs first round game against Robert Morris.

Back for one more season, Grayson Rose striving to lead Norse to the tournament

Rose is using the extra year granted to student athletes by the NCAA
Matthew Dietz, Editor-in-Chief November 8, 2021

In October of 2020, the NCAA announced their decision to grant an extra year of eligibility to all winter sports athletes, after previously announcing the same for spring and fall sports student athletes. At...

Molly Glick is entering her first season as NKU womens basketball Director of Operations.

“It’s good to be back.” Molly Glick returns as women’s basketball director of operations

Glick last played for the Norse during the 2019-20 season.
Brendan Connelly, Assistant Sports Editor October 2, 2021

Being a director of operations for a Division 1 women’s basketball team isn’t easy. As the title implies, they are responsible for all program operations on a day-to-day basis. It is not a job for...

Marques Warrick takes an open jump shot during NKUs game against UIC at BB&T Arena.

NKU MBB guard Marques Warrick named Horizon League Freshman of the Year

Warrick averaged 15.9 points per game this season
Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor February 23, 2021

After taking the Horizon League by storm in his first season on the Northern Kentucky men’s basketball team, freshman guard Marques Warrick has been named the 2020-21 Horizon League Freshman of the Year. Warrick...

NKU MBB struggles in loss to Youngstown State; NKU WBB sweeps Purdue Fort Wayne

NKU MBB struggles in loss to Youngstown State; NKU WBB sweeps Purdue Fort Wayne

Poor shooting and defensive struggles were driving factors in loss
Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor December 21, 2020

The Northern Kentucky Norse men’s basketball team struggled to stop Youngstown State forward Naz Bohannon on Sunday afternoon, as the Penguins went on to defeat the Norse 70-60 in the second game of...

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. 
Los Angeles Lakers’ Kobe Bryant smiles as he jogs to the bench during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Philadelphia 76ers, Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2015, in Philadelphia. AP Photo by Matt Slocum.

NBA Legend Kobe Bryant and eight others pass: An NKU basketball community mourns

Players and coaches take to social media to express their loss.
Sierra Newton, Sports Editor January 27, 2020
Sunday morning, NBA legend Kobe Bryant and his 13 year-old daughter Gianna “Gigi” Maria-Onore Bryant died in a helicopter crash along with seven others. TMZ was the first to break the story of Kobe Bryant being involved in the helicopter crash.
Norse fall to Horizon League no. 2 Wright State Raiders in nail-biter

Norse fall to Horizon League no. 2 Wright State Raiders in nail-biter

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor January 17, 2020
The game came down to the last minute Friday night at BB&T Arena, where NKU women’s basketball team fell 55-63. The Norse now stand 9-9 overall and 3-4 in the conference. Sophomore point guard Ally Niece led the game with 16 points, five assists and three steals. sophomore point guard Taylor Clos had 13 points, shooting 3-of-4 big time 3-point baskets.
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. 
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.
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