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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 forward Grayson Rose (10) drives into the lane against IUPUI on Saturday.

Norse weekend roundup: Basketball and softball earn wins on Sunday

Matthew Dietz, Editor-in-Chief February 20, 2022

NKU Athletics was active throughout the country this weekend, as the men’s basketball team, women’s basketball team, baseball team and softball team were among many sports competing over the last few...

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...

NKU redshirt senior guard Lindsey Duvall against UIC on Thursday. Duvall finished with 28 points.

NKU women’s basketball survives late-game surge to douse the Flames

Brendan Connelly, Assistant Sports Editor February 10, 2022

Lindsey Duvall returned to her scoring ways, tallying 28 points to lead the NKU Norse past the UIC Flames 67-57 on Thursday night. Coming off a career-high 22-point performance, Emmy Souder came up...

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....

NKU guard Khamari Mitchell-Steen (11) shoots a layup against Wright State on Thursday.

Mitchell-Steen’s career-high leads NKU women’s basketball past Wright State

Brendan Connelly, Assistant Sports Editor January 21, 2022

After 43 days away from the home court, the NKU women’s basketball team returned to BB&T Arena to face their rival Wright State. Paced by 23 points from freshman guard Khamari Mitchell-Steen,...

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) takes a shot against Eastern Kentucky on Sunday. Duvall led the Norse with 20 points.

Strong defense, three-point shooting lifts Norse over Eastern Kentucky

Matthew Dietz, Editor-in-Chief November 14, 2021

A tenacious defensive attack and superb three-point shooting carried the Northern Kentucky women’s basketball team on Sunday afternoon at BB&T Arena, as they easily dispatched the Eastern Kentucky...

NKU guard Ellie Taylor (33) dribbles on the perimeter during the Norse 80-73 loss on Wednesday to Kent State.

Norse drop opening game against Kent State, 80-73

Matthew Dietz, Editor-in-Chief November 11, 2021

Redshirt senior guard Lindsey Duvall scored 27 points for the Northern Kentucky women’s basketball team on Wednesday night, but the Norse were unable to overcome an experienced Kent State team in...

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