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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.

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


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports, Women's Basketball

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


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.

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


Filed under Featured Story, Sports, Women's Basketball

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


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports, Women's Basketball

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


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports, Women's Basketball

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


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 falls to Cleveland State 76-47

Women’s basketball falls to Cleveland State 76-47

Cameron Maynard, Reporter

January 18, 2019


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports, Women's Basketball

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


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.

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...

Women’s basketball drop three straight, fall to Belmont 71-53

Women’s basketball drop three straight, fall to Belmont 71-53

Ty Debonis, Contributor

November 23, 2018


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

After falling to the Belmont Bruins by a score of 71-53 at home on Wednesday night, the NKU women's basketball team suffered their third straight defeat and dropped to 1-3 on the season.

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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