The Northerner

Norse women sweep road trip

Norse women sweep road trip

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

January 23, 2017


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports, Women's Basketball

The NKU women's basketball team won both games of a two game road trip this weekend, beating both Valparaiso and UIC. The Norse improve to 7-13 on the season and 3-5 in conference play. The Norse outscored their opponents 128-92 in the two games. It was also the first two true road wins for the Norse th...

Critical free throws lift Cleveland State past NKU

Critical free throws lift Cleveland State past NKU

Matt Sexton, Editor-in-Chief

January 5, 2017


Filed under Featured Story, Sports, Women's Basketball

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Kentucky -- Cleveland State's offense came back to life just in time for the Vikings. After a furious rally by the NKU women's basketball team Thursday evening, Cleveland State made its final three field goals and six free throws to defeat the Norse 58-54. "I'm really proud of our ...

Strong second quarter propels Milwaukee past NKU

Strong second quarter propels Milwaukee past NKU

Matt Sexton, Editor-in-chief

December 31, 2016


Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

MILWAUKEE, Wisconsin -- Milwaukee used a strong second quarter Saturday afternoon to defeat the NKU women's basketball team 72-44. After leading 22-11 after one quarter, the Panthers (9-4) outscored the Norse (4-10) 19-3 in the second quarter to put the game out of reach. Milwaukee shot 53.3 percen...

Green Bay opens title defense with win over NKU

Green Bay opens title defense with win over NKU

Matt Sexton, Editor-in-chief

December 29, 2016


Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

GREEN BAY, Wisconsin -- Perennial Horizon League power Green Bay shot 52 percent from the floor Thursday night, defeating the NKU women's basketball team 70-39. After NKU opened the game leading 5-2, the Phoenix closed the first quarter on a 15-0 run. As the second quarter began, Green Bay expanded ...

Norse win second straight in Vegas over Southern Miss

Norse win second straight in Vegas over Southern Miss

Matt Sexton, Editor-in-chief

December 21, 2016


Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

LAS VEGAS, Nevada -- A Rebecca Lyttle 3-point play with 1:58 remaining gave the NKU women's basketball team the lead for good Wednesday in a 58-53 win over Southern Mississippi. The win is the second in as many days in Las Vegas for the Norse (4-8). Southern Miss fell to 8-4. With the Norse traili...

Norse drop opener in Vegas to Portland State

Norse drop opener in Vegas to Portland State

Matt Sexton, Editor-in-chief

December 20, 2016


Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

LAS VEGAS, Nevada -- For only the second time this season, the NKU women's basketball team allowed an opponent to shoot better than 50 percent from the floor in a 77-54 loss Monday to Portland State. The game was the first of three in Las Vegas for the Norse (2-8). Portland State shot 50.8 percent (30...

Hoosiers’ pace too much for NKU women

Hoosiers’ pace too much for NKU women

Matt Sexton, Managing Editor

December 8, 2016


Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

BLOOMINGTON, Indiana -- Indiana University scored the first 25 points of the game Thursday evening, blasting an undermanned NKU women's basketball team 100-49 at Assembly Hall. The Hoosiers (6-3) outpaced the Norse (2-6) 35-5 in the opening quarter and never looked back. Indiana shot 68 percent from the ...

Norse offense continues to struggle in loss to Tennessee Tech

Norse offense continues to struggle in loss to Tennessee Tech

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

December 4, 2016


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports, Women's Basketball

The NKU women’s basketball team fell to Tennessee Tech 55-40 Sunday afternoon in Cookeville. The Norse fall to 2-5 on the season while the Golden Eagles improve to 3-6 on the year. Despite shooting just 24 percent, the Norse were only down by four points at the end of the first half. That would be ...

Terry scores career high in Norse victory

Terry scores career high in Norse victory

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

November 26, 2016


Filed under Featured Story, Game Coverage, Sports, Women's Basketball

During the preseason, NKU women's basketball coach Camyrn Whitaker talked about putting her team in situations where her NKU women's basketball team would finish close games. Saturday, the Norse did just that, beating East Tennessee State 62-56 at BB&T Arena. The Norse improved to 2-3 on the se...

Late scoring drought thwarts Norse rally in loss to Ohio

Late scoring drought thwarts Norse rally in loss to Ohio

Matt Sexton, Managing Editor

November 21, 2016


Filed under Featured Story, Sports, Women's Basketball

ATHENS, Ohio -- Picked by the media as favorites of the Mid-American Conference East Division, the Ohio Bobcats fought off a valiant effort from the NKU women's basketball team Monday night, defeating the Norse 58-41 at the Convocation Center. Continuing to play shorthanded due to injuries, four NKU...

Second quarter surge propels Norse to first win

Second quarter surge propels Norse to first win

Matt Sexton, Managing Editor

November 19, 2016


Filed under Featured Story, Sports, Women's Basketball

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Kentucky -- Short-handed and banged up, the NKU women's basketball team got a much-needed confidence boost Saturday night in the form of NAIA Indiana University East. While it wasn't easy, the Norse separated themselves with a 23-6 second quarter and cruised to a 66-46 victory ov...

Offense struggles as NKU women open with road loss

Offense struggles as NKU women open with road loss

Matt Sexton, Managing Editor

November 11, 2016


Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

TERRE HAUTE, Indiana -- After a close, low-scoring first half, Indiana State's offense warmed up in the second half Friday night to defeat the NKU women's basketball team 58-38. It was a struggle for both teams in the first half, especially in the second quarter. The Norse (0-1) outscored Indiana S...

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