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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.

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

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 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

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 women’s basketball season comes to an end against IUPUI Jaguars

NKU women’s basketball season comes to an end against IUPUI Jaguars

Jasmine Smart, Reporter

March 5, 2019

NKU's season comes to an end in Indianapolis against the no. 4 IUPUI Jaguars in the first round of Motor City Madness, 44-60. The Norse end the season with an 11-18 overall record and 10-8 conference record. The Jaguars advance to play Wright State in the semi finals of the Horizon League championship.

NKU defends home court against Cleveland State

NKU defends home court against Cleveland State

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

February 24, 2019

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.

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

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.

Norse fall to Wright State 78-56

Norse fall to Wright State 78-56

Jasmine Smart, Reporter

February 16, 2019

NKU women’s basketball team fell on the road during their Horizon League match up against Wright State.  The final score of the game was 56-78. This brought the teams season record to 7-17 overall and 6-8 in the Horizon League while the Raiders improved 20-6 overall and 12-2 in the Horizon League.

Norse fall to Milwaukee 59-38

Norse fall to Milwaukee 59-38

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 clutch 60-57 win over IUPUI Jaguars

Norse clutch 60-57 win over IUPUI Jaguars

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

January 31, 2019

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 falls to Cleveland State 76-47

Women’s basketball falls to Cleveland State 76-47

Cameron Maynard, Reporter

January 18, 2019

The NKU women’s basketball team couldn’t seem to find their footing on Friday morning against the Cleveland State Vikings, losing the game, 76-47. The Norse fall to 3-13 on the season and 2-4 in the Horizon League, while Cleveland State improved to 7-11 overall with a 4-3 conference mark.

Norse fall to Wright State 61-55

Norse fall to Wright State 61-55

Ty DeBonis, Reporter

January 12, 2019

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.

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

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...

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