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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...

The exterior of BB&T Arena.

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

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...

Molly Glick (24) reacts with Grayson Rose (10) following the game against IUPUI. The Norse defeated first ranked team IUPUI 65-62 on Saturday Afternoon.

Glick’s Senior Day ends in NKU win, 65-63

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor February 15, 2020
NKU women's basketball team snapped IUPUI Jaguars 13 game win streak Saturday afternoon at BB&T Arena. The 65-63 win places NKU in a tie for second place with Wright State. The Norse are 10-5 in conference and 16-10 overall.
Kailey Coffey (23) is introduced before the game against UIC. The Norse defeated UIC 78 to 35.

NKU women’s basketball rolls over UIC in 78-35 win

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor February 13, 2020
The Norse advance to 15-10 overall and 9-5 in the Horizon League after taking down UIC Flames Thursday night at BB&T Arena. Freshman guard Carissa Garcia led the Norse in their 42 point victory with 20 points, shooting 4-of-7 from the 3-point line.
NKU womens basketball take down Youngstown State in Conference home opener

NKU women’s basketball take down Youngstown State in Conference home opener

Ty DeBonis, Staff Reporter January 3, 2020
The Northern Kentucky women’s basketball team captured their eighth win of the season Thursday night at BB&T Arena 75-56. The victory over the Youngstown State Penguins is also the second conference win for the Black and Gold. Coming into the game YSU was the overall leader in the Horizon League. 
NKU players huddle before the game against Saint Louis University. The Norse fell 67-42 on the night.

Women’s Basketball drops home opener 67-42

Ty DeBonis, Reporter November 13, 2019
The Northern Kentucky women’s basketball team took on the Billikens from St. Louis University on Tuesday night. The Norse fell short in their home opener, losing 67-42. 
Womens basketball will play UC Wednesday night in Truist Arena.

NKU Norse battles EKU falls short in 69-62 loss

Northerner Staff November 6, 2019
NKU women's basketball started the season with a tight game in Richmond, KY against Eastern Kentucky Colonels. Freshman guard Carissa Garcia led the night with 18 points and four rebounds, followed by freshman point guard Ivy Turner with 16 points, six assists and five rebounds. Sophomore forward Kailey Coffey led the night in rebounds with 1o and contributed five points to the scoreboard. 
NKU players cheer after a shot during the game against Davis & Elkins College. The Norse defeated Davis & Elkins College 73-47 on the night.

Women’s Basketball: With experience comes excitement for the season ahead

Ty DeBonis, Reporter November 6, 2019
For the second year straight, the Northern Kentucky women’s basketball team is projected to finish sixth in the Horizon League preseason poll. Redshirt senior guard Molly Glick received Preseason All-Horizon League Second Team honor. 
Senior Taryn Taugher, a former NKU womens basketball player, accused Head Coach Camryn Whitaker of emotional abuse on March 24.

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.
Kailey Coffey (23) drives to the basket during the game against Oakland. The Norse defeated Oakland 72-50.

NKU takes down Oakland Grizzlies 74-63

Jasmine Smart, Reporter February 28, 2019
NKU women's basketball defeats Oakland Golden Grizzlies 74-63. This win moves NKU to 10-17 on the season and 9-8 in the Horizon League. The Grizzlies fall 6-22 in the season and 3-14 in the conference.
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 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.
NKU Womens Basketball Players cheer after a point during the game against Green Bay. The Norse fell 81-61.

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.
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