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NKU to review women’s basketball after players accuse coach of emotional abuse

Senior Taryn Taugher, a former NKU women's basketball player, accused Head Coach Camryn Whitaker of emotional abuse on March 24.
Allegations surfaced last week that Head Coach Camryn Whitaker 'humiliated', ‘degraded’, and ‘isolated’ players for years
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 defends home court against Cleveland State

Taryn Taugher (11)  shoots a free throw on senior night during the game against Cleveland State. Taugher shot 1-of-2 and had 4 points on the night.
NKU ended the home season with six straight home wins.
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.

NKU women’s basketball knocks down Youngstown State

Molly Glick (24) hugs Head Coach Camryn Whitaker after her game winning thee point basket during the game against Youngstown State. The ball was inbounded with 1.0 second on the clock. The basket led the Norse to a 65-62 win over Youngstown State.
The all-time series is now tied between Youngstown State and the Norse 5-5.
February 22, 2019
NKU women’s basketball knocks down the number two team in the Horizon League Friday night 62-65. The Black and Gold move 8-17 on the season and 7-8 in the conference, while the Penguins fall to 20-7 overall and 12-4 in the Horizon League.

Norse take down Detroit Mercy 68-56

Taylor Clos (4) goes up for a three point shot during the game against during the game Detroit Mercy. Clos had 19 points on the game and shot 5-of-9 from three.
The Norse out rebounded Detroit Mercy 52-22 for the game.
January 25, 2019
The Women’s basketball team wins the battle against Detroit Mercy 68-56. Now moving the Norse to 4-14 over the season and 3-5 in Horizon League play. Detroit Mercy falls to 3-16 in the season and 1-7 in conference play.

NKU extend win streak to three with win over Detroit Mercy

Grayson Rose (10) looks to shoot in the game against Detroit Mercy.
February 10, 2018

Freshman forward Jazmyne Geist scored a career-high 14 points to lead the Northern Kentucky University women’s basketball team to a 64-60 victory over Detroit Mercy on Saturday afternoon in BB&T...

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Jazmyne Geist