The Northerner

External review finds abuse allegations against WBB coach ‘unfounded’

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

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.

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

Senior Taryn Taugher, a former NKU women's basketball player, accused Head Coach Camryn Whitaker of emotional abuse on March 24.

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.

Women’s basketball players accuse coach of emotional abuse

Head Coach Camryn Whitaker talks to players during basketball media day, October 24, 2018.

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.

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

Taylor Clos (4) drives toward the basket during the game against IUPUI. Clos shot 5-of-10 on the night and had 12 points.

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.

NKU defends home court against Cleveland State

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.

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.

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

NKU Women's Basketball Players cheer after a point during the game against Green Bay. The Norse fell 81-61.

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.

NKU women’s basketball knocks down Youngstown State

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.

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.

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

Taylor Clos (4) goes up to shoot during the game against Oakland. Clos shot 2-of-11 on the game and had 7 points.

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.

Season Preview: Women’s Basketball

Kailey Coffey (23) is introduced prior to the game against University of Pikeville.

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 but are not settling. “Preseason rankings are what they are, you know. We don't put a whole lo...

Norse dominate Alderson Broaddus; win season opener

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

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 that the lady Norse have started the season 1-0. “I am happy to start the season 1-0 for our...

Wright State ends NKU’s win streak

Grace White (1) guards a Detroit Mercy player.

Mike Canizales, Reporter

February 18, 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 play while the Raiders improve to 19-8 and 10-5 in Horizon League play. Taryn Taugher wen...

NKU extend win streak to three with win over Detroit Mercy

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

Mike Canizales, Reporter

February 11, 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 arena. After a previous three game losing streak, the Norse have now won three in a row, improving to ...

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