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Lindsey Duvall shoots a free throw during NKU's win over Robert Morris in the first round of the Horizon League Tournament on Thursday.

NKU WBB advances to quarterfinals behind Duvall’s career-high 29 points

Norse will battle Wright State on Tuesday
Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor February 26, 2021

There is an old adage in basketball that goes “it is hard to beat a team three times in a year,” but the Northern Kentucky women’s basketball team did not seem to let that affect them on Thursday...

Marques Warrick takes an open jump shot during NKU's 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...

Members of the NKU WBB team look down the court as a play unfolds during Friday afternoon's loss to Wright State.

NKU WBB unable to bring home Senior Day win, falls to Wright State 63-54

WSU out-rebounded the Norse by a substantial 45-19 margin
Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor February 13, 2021

Senior day for the Northern Kentucky Norse women’s basketball team ended rather unceremoniously for the Norse, as the Wright State Raiders cruised to the 63-54 victory, finishing off the two-game sweep. A...

The Norse defend the perimeter against Wright State on Friday night.

Wright State coasts to a 66-50 victory over NKU WBB

WSU shot over 50 percent in double-digit win
Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor February 12, 2021

  There were a number of reasons that the Wright State Raiders were able to come into BB&T Arena and hand the Northern Kentucky Norse women’s basketball team such a one-sided 66-50 defeat...

The exterior of BB&T Arena.

Short-handed NKU WBB falls to Green Bay for second consecutive game

Five starters scored every point for Norse in loss
Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor February 6, 2021

The Green Bay Phoenix came into BB&T Arena this weekend and swept the Northern Kentucky women’s basketball team, who was previously undefeated in conference play, winning on Saturday afternoon by...

NKU WBB falls to Green Bay for first conference loss of the season

NKU WBB falls to Green Bay for first conference loss of the season

Norse are now 6-1 in Horizon League action
Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor February 5, 2021

The Northern Kentucky women’s basketball team played its first home game in 53 days on Friday afternoon, getting onto the BB&T Arena court for the first time during the 2021 calendar year. Their...

NKU breaks a huddle during their win against Purdue Fort Wayne at BB&T Arena.

NKU MBB improves to 2-1 in Horizon League; NKU WBB loses tough one to second-ranked Louisville

Both teams will be in action tomorrow at BB&T Arena
Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor January 1, 2021

In their first game back since pausing basketball activities on Dec. 22 due to COVID-19 complications, the Northern Kentucky men’s basketball team picked up a 75-68 victory over the Purdue Fort Wayne...

NKU WBB defeats Robert Morris again; NKU MBB falls to Kent State

NKU WBB defeats Robert Morris again; NKU MBB falls to Kent State

WBB improves to 2-4, MBB is now 2-3
Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor December 13, 2020

The Northern Kentucky women’s basketball team defeated the Robert Morris Colonials for the second straight game on Sunday afternoon, capping a two-game weekend sweep with the 62-50 victory. With the...

Guard Lindsey Duvall (5) drives to the hoop against a Robert Morris defender. Duvall finished the game with 21 points and 13 rebounds.

NKU WBB earns first victory of the season in blowout win over Robert Morris

Norse improve to 1-4 on the season following the victory
Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor December 12, 2020

The Northern Kentucky Norse women’s basketball team defeated the Robert Morris Colonials, 61-33 on Saturday, earning their first win of the 2020-21 season. The Norse were led offensively by redshirt...

NKU WBB falls to Akron, Marques Warrick named Freshman of the Week for MBB

NKU WBB falls to Akron, Marques Warrick named Freshman of the Week for MBB

Updates on what is happening around WBB and MBB programs
Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor December 1, 2020

The NKU women’s basketball team suffered a loss to the Akron Zips on Tuesday night, losing by a score of 70-60. Despite out-rebounding Akron by a wide margin, the Norse struggled to generate consistent...

Chalk writing leftover from a protest against the Breonna Taylor court decision.

NKU basketball speaks on systemic racism, reflects on change

NKU athletes reflect on using their platform to make a difference
Brendan Connelly, Contributor November 2, 2020

In recent months, there have been many senseless acts of violence against Black people in the United States that have sparked protests in cities across the country. These protests have led to discussions...

Women's Basketball Head Coach Camryn Whitaker exits the arena following the 49-50 loss to Green bay in the Semi-Final game of the Horizon League Tournament.

NKU women’s basketball season ends due to last second basket

The 2019-20 team is the first in NKU DI history to achieve a 20-win season.
Sierra Newton, Sports Editor March 9, 2020
NKU women's basketball team put on a show at Indiana Farmers Coliseum Monday afternoon. The Norse end their season 20-12 after falling to the Green Bay Phoenix 50-49 in the Horizon League semifinals. 
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