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Jazmyne Geist (13) loses the ball as she goes up for a shot in the game against Cleveland State.

Cleveland State guards too much for Norse to handle

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor January 15, 2018

For the second game in a row, Northern Kentucky's women's basketball team had a chance to send one of the top teams in the Horizon League to overtime. Unfortunately, their comeback attempt fell short. NKU...

Head Coach Camryn Whitaker talks to her team during the game against Robert Morris

Norse grab first victory of the season

Mike Canizales, Reporter November 27, 2017

The NKU women’s basketball team (1-4 overall) snapped their four-game losing streak by defeating Oakland City 103-25, inside BB&T Arena on Saturday afternoon. “We are constantly preaching, trust...

Rebecca Lyttle looks to get around a Wright State defender. The Norse lost to Wright State.

Norse comeback attempt falls short in Horizon League tournament

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor March 3, 2017

The NKU women's basketball team fell to UIC 72-60 in the first round of the Horizon League tournament at Joe Louis Arena. The Norse end their season at 9-22, while UIC will advance to face Wright State...

WATCH: NCAA tourney bids on the Horizon?

Matt Sexton and Christopher Decker March 1, 2017

NKU MEN 3 WINS FROM BIG DANCE By Matt Sexton, Editor-in-Chief In its first full season of Division I membership, the NKU men’s basketball team’s outstanding season has garnered national attention. With...

Geist is from Homestead High School in Fort Wayne, Indiana

NKU women add six to program in Whitaker’s first recruiting class

Natalie Meyer, Reporter January 18, 2017

The women’s basketball team have signed six players in the early recruiting signing period and are hoping to sign one more in the late period. NKU women’s basketball coach Camryn Whitaker and the...

Mikayla Terry scored 16 points in the win against Youngstown State

Norse win first Horizon League game of the season

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor January 7, 2017

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,"...

Rebecca Lyttle had 16 points and 13 rebounds Monday against Portland State.

Gallery: Norse struggle to shoot in first home game

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor November 15, 2016

The NKU women's basketball team fell to Miami (Ohio) 60-50 Tuesday night. The Norse drop to 0-2 on the season while Miami improves to 2-0.  "One thing I told the players before the game is to focus...

Rebecca Lyttle (3) drives to the basket during Wednesdays loss to Valparaiso.

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

Matt Sexton, Managing Editor November 10, 2016

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...

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