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Head Coach Camryn Whitaker talks to players during a timeout during the game against Oakland, Jan. 27, 2019.

External review finds abuse allegations against WBB coach ‘unfounded’

'Based on all of the interviews and documents reviewed, the concern of emotional abuse by [Coach Camryn] Whitaker is unfounded,' review reads
Sam Rosenstiel, Editor-in-Chief May 9, 2019
"Based on all of the interviews and documents reviewed, the concern of emotional abuse by Whitaker is unfounded," the independent review read.
Senior Taryn Taugher, a former NKU women's 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

Allegations surfaced last week that Head Coach Camryn Whitaker 'humiliated', ‘degraded’, and ‘isolated’ players for years
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.
Head Coach Camryn Whitaker talks to players during basketball media day, October 24, 2018.

Women’s basketball players accuse coach of emotional abuse

Players allege Head Coach Camryn Whitaker emotionally abused team members for years
Sam Rosenstiel, Editor-in-Chief March 26, 2019
NKU women’s basketball players said they have experienced a culture of abuse fostered by its head coach that went unaddressed by administrators.
Taylor Clos (4) drives toward the basket during the game against IUPUI. Clos shot 5-of-10 on the night and had 12 points.

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

Norse season comes to an end with a record of 11-18.
Jasmine Smart, Reporter March 5, 2019
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.
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

NKU ended the home season with six straight home wins.
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 Women's 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.
Molly Glick (24) hugs Head Coach Camryn Whitaker after her game winning thee point basket during the game against Youngstown State. The ball was inbounded with 1.0 second on the clock. The basket led the Norse to a 65-62 win over Youngstown State.

NKU women’s basketball knocks down Youngstown State

The all-time series is now tied between Youngstown State and the Norse 5-5.
Sierra Newton, Sports Editor February 22, 2019
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.
Taylor Clos (4) goes up to shoot during the game against Oakland. Clos shot 2-of-11 on the game and had 7 points.

NKU women’s basketball falls to Green Bay 70-42

The Norse bench added 17 points to the board.
Northerner Staff February 7, 2019
Nku women's basketball team falls to Green Bay Phoenix 70-42. The Norse fall to 7-15 on the season and 6-6 in the Horizon League. The Phoenix advance to 9-2 in the league and 14-7 overall.
Kailey Coffey (23) is introduced prior to the game against University of Pikeville.

Season Preview: Women’s Basketball

Norse looking to make a statement within Horizon League
Sierra Newton, Assistant Sports Editor November 9, 2018

After being ranked sixth for the preseason in the Horizon League and redshirt junior Molly Glick being named to the All-Horizon league preseason first team, the NKU Women’s basketball team is honored...

Kailey Coffey (23) drives toward the basket during the game against Alderson Broaddus. Coffey had 6 pints on the game.

Norse dominate Alderson Broaddus; win season opener

Jasmine Smart and Lillian Brown November 8, 2018

The NKU women’s basketball team opened the 2018-19 regular season with a 73-32 victory over Alderson Broaddus University on Wednesday evening. With the victory, this marks the first time since 2015...

Grace White (1) guards a Detroit Mercy player.

Wright State ends NKU’s win streak

Mike Canizales, Reporter February 17, 2018

The Northern Kentucky women’s basketball team snapped their three game winning streak by falling to Wright State University 73-60 on the road Saturday afternoon. The Norse fall to 8-18 and 6-9 in conference...

Grayson Rose (10) looks to shoot in the game against Detroit Mercy.

NKU extend win streak to three with win over Detroit Mercy

Mike Canizales, Reporter February 10, 2018

Freshman forward Jazmyne Geist scored a career-high 14 points to lead the Northern Kentucky University women’s basketball team to a 64-60 victory over Detroit Mercy on Saturday afternoon in BB&T...

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