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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 MBB struggles in loss to Youngstown State; NKU WBB sweeps Purdue Fort Wayne

NKU MBB struggles in loss to Youngstown State; NKU WBB sweeps Purdue Fort Wayne

Poor shooting and defensive struggles were driving factors in loss
Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor December 21, 2020

The Northern Kentucky Norse men’s basketball team struggled to stop Youngstown State forward Naz Bohannon on Sunday afternoon, as the Penguins went on to defeat the Norse 70-60 in the second game of...

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...

Adrian Nelson (4) shoots over a Tennessee Tech defender. Nelson finished with 10 points and 14 rebounds.

Juniors lead the way as NKU MBB defeats Tennessee Tech to improve to 2-0 on the season; WBB falls to 0-3

NKU basketball teams trending in opposite directions early in the season
Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor December 3, 2020

  Five players scored in double figures as the Northern Kentucky Norse men’s basketball team defeated the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles by a score of 74-65 on Thursday night. Junior point...

Women's Basketball Head Coach Camryn Whitaker reacts after a Norse point during the quarter final game of the Horizon League Tournament against Milwaukee.

2020-21 WBB Preview: With plenty of returning experience, Norse have eyes on the prize

NKU loses just two key contributors from last season’s 20-win team
Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor November 25, 2020

The NKU Norse women’s basketball team is coming off a 20-win season in 2019-20, with 12 of those wins coming within Horizon League play. That success may have come as a surprise to people around the...

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