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Norse basketball split weekend series at Wright State

Norse basketball split weekend series at Wright State

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

February 5, 2017


Filed under Game Coverage, Men's Basketball, Sports, Women's Basketball

Both NKU basketball teams traveled to Dayton to face Wright State on Saturday. The men's basketball team beat the Raiders 83-79 while the women's team fell 67-47. NKU 83 Wright State 79 Despite Wright State shooting 50 percent on the nights, the Norse shot 49 percent and came away with the victory ov...

Norse win first Horizon League game of the season

Norse win first Horizon League game of the season

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

January 7, 2017


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

The NKU Norse beat Youngstown State 87-81 in overtime Saturday night for their first Horizon League victory of the season. The Norse improve to 5-11 while the Penguins drop to 4-10. "It feels good," senior Rebecca Lyttle said. "The first three games were tough for us but it was good we all stayed po...

Norse end losing streak against Arkansas State

Norse end losing streak against Arkansas State

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

December 21, 2016


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports, Women's Basketball

The NKU Norse women's basketball team defeated Arkansas State 83-78 in the second game of the Puerto Rico Classic in Las Vegas Tuesday afternoon. The Norse advance to 3-8 on the season while Arkansas State falls to 2-9. The Norse offense was clicking in this game, shooting 54 percent from the field...

Norse fall to Stetson on Victor Hoops for Health day

Norse fall to Stetson on Victor Hoops for Health day

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

November 30, 2016


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

The NKU Norse women's basketball team fell 54-45 to Wednesday afternoon. The Norse fall to 2-4 while Stetson improves to 7-1. The Norse held a four point lead late into the third quarter, but Stetson came roaring back, taking a four point lead into the fourth quarter. The Norse could never recover,...

Six seconds or less: NKU women look to push the pace

Six seconds or less: NKU women look to push the pace

Matt Sexton, Managing Editor

November 10, 2016


Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Faster than an eight-second trip around a dusty ring on the back of an angry bull. That’s how quickly new Norse women’s basketball coach Camryn Whitaker wants her team to shoot the ball and score on a possession. “The goal is to score in six seconds or less,” Whitaker said. “Now, six seconds is probably a ...

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