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

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

Sam Rosenstiel, Editor-in-Chief

April 2, 2019


Filed under Featured Story, News, Sports, Women's Basketball

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 women’s basketball season comes to an end against IUPUI Jaguars

NKU women’s basketball season comes to an end against IUPUI Jaguars

Jasmine Smart, Reporter

March 5, 2019


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports, Women's Basketball

NKU's season comes to an end in Indianapolis against the no. 4 IUPUI Jaguars in the first round of Motor City Madness, 44-60. The Norse end the season with an 11-18 overall record and 10-8 conference record. The Jaguars advance to play Wright State in the semi finals of the Horizon League championship.

NKU takes down Oakland Grizzlies 74-63

NKU takes down Oakland Grizzlies 74-63

Jasmine Smart, Reporter

February 28, 2019


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports, Women's Basketball

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.

NKU defends home court against Cleveland State

NKU defends home court against Cleveland State

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

February 24, 2019


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports, Women's Basketball

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.

Preview: Women’s team hosts Cleveland State on Senior Day

Preview: Women’s team hosts Cleveland State on Senior Day

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

February 24, 2019


Filed under Featured Story, Sports, Women's Basketball

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.

NKU women’s basketball knocks down Youngstown State

NKU women’s basketball knocks down Youngstown State

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

February 22, 2019


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports, Women's Basketball

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 fall to Wright State 78-56

Norse fall to Wright State 78-56

Jasmine Smart, Reporter

February 16, 2019


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports, Women's Basketball

NKU women’s basketball team fell on the road during their Horizon League match up against Wright State.  The final score of the game was 56-78. This brought the teams season record to 7-17 overall and 6-8 in the Horizon League while the Raiders improved 20-6 overall and 12-2 in the Horizon League.

Norse fall to Milwaukee 59-38

Norse fall to Milwaukee 59-38

Jasmine Smart, Reporter

February 10, 2019


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports, Women's Basketball

NKU women’s basketball team fell to the Milwaukee Panthers Saturday afternoon 59-38.  The loss brought the Norse overall season record down to 7-16 and 6-7 in the Horizon League. The Panthers are now 6-6 in the League and 11-12 overall.

Norse knock down UIC, 78-44

Norse knock down UIC, 78-44

Lillian Brown, Reporter

February 2, 2019


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports, Women's Basketball

NKU women’s basketball team win 78-44 against UIC Flames Saturday afternoon at BB&T Arena. The Norse climb to 7-14 this season and 6-5 in the conference. This win marks the highest win streak of the season with 4. UIC falls to 3-19 this season and 1-10 in the conference.

Women’s Basketball gains a 2-0 win streak against Oakland

Women’s Basketball gains a 2-0 win streak against Oakland

Lillian Brown, Reporter

January 28, 2019


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports, Women's Basketball

NKU Women’s Basketball team faced off against the Oakland Golden Grizzlies and defended their home-court with a score of 72-50 win. In conference play NKU now stands at 5-4, while Oakland women’s basketball team drops to 1-8.

Norse take down Detroit Mercy 68-56

Norse take down Detroit Mercy 68-56

Cameron Maynard, Reporter

January 25, 2019


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports, Women's Basketball

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.

Women’s Basketball falls to Youngstown State

Women’s Basketball falls to Youngstown State

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

January 21, 2019


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports, Women's Basketball

NKU’s women’s basketball team loses to Youngstown State 77-66. The Norse fall to 3-14 overall and 2-5 in the conference. Youngstown now sits at 14-5 for the season and 6-2 in the Horizon League.

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