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NKU guard Ivy Turner makes an inbounds pass against Detroit Mercy on Saturday.

NKU women’s basketball collects Horizon League awards

Matthew Dietz, Editor-in-Chief February 28, 2022

On Monday, the Horizon League announced their end of season awards for women’s basketball, with several members of the Norse being named as winners for individual awards. Graduate forward Grayson...

NKU forward Trinity Thompson waits to check into the game against UIC in February.

NKU women’s basketball comes from behind to defeat Oakland, 66-62

Matthew Dietz, Editor-in-Chief February 24, 2022

Entering Thursday’s game, the Northern Kentucky women’s basketball team was 16-1 when they outrebounded their opponent in the game. When the opponent grabbed more rebounds than them? 2-6. Entering...

NKU guard Ivy Turner (2) makes a pass against IUPUI on Saturday. Turner shot 7-14 from the field in the loss.

IUPUI cruises past NKU 78-53 on Saturday

Matthew Dietz, Editor-in-Chief February 12, 2022

The IUPUI Jaguars women’s basketball team took a double-digit lead into halftime and never looked back, coasting past the Northern Kentucky Norse on Saturday at BB&T Arena, 78-53.  IUPUI...

Norse fell 67-58 to Green Bay on Saturday at BB&T Arena.

Green Bay snaps Norse winning streak with terrific shooting performance

Matthew Dietz, Editor-in-Chief January 29, 2022

The Green Bay Phoenix women’s basketball team came into BB&T Arena and shot a blistering 55.8 percent from the field and 63.6 percent from three, as they defeated Northern Kentucky 67-58, snapping...

Guard Ivy Turner drives into the lane against Milwaukee on Thursday. Turner led the Norse with 23 points.

NKU women’s basketball uses defensive effort to get past Milwaukee

Brendan Connelly, Assistant Sports Editor January 27, 2022

The NKU women’s basketball team avenged their November road loss to Milwaukee on Thursday night, surviving a late scare from the Panthers to win 61-53. The win brings myriad footnotes for the Norse....

The NKU womens basketball bench reacts during a game against Cleveland State in December.

Takeaways from NKU women’s basketball as conference play heats up

Matthew Dietz, Editor-in-Chief January 13, 2022

The NKU men’s and women’s basketball teams had five games scheduled last week from Thursday through Monday. The men were slated to host IUPUI on Thursday, UIC on Saturday and close rival Wright State...

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

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

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 Ivy Turner (2) calls out a play to her teammates during the 2020-21 season.

Led by a standout backcourt, Norse have sights on a big season

Matthew Dietz, Editor-in-Chief November 8, 2021

In her first season as a member of the Northern Kentucky women’s basketball team, guard Lindsey Duvall was nothing short of remarkable for the Norse. In her redshirt junior season in 2020-21, Duvall...

Lindsey Duvall shoots a free throw during NKUs 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

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 NKUs game against UIC at BB&T Arena.

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

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 afternoons loss to Wright State.

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

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...

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