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NKU guard Khamari Mitchell-Steen goes up for a layup against Detroit Mercy on Saturday.

NKU women’s basketball caps regular season with win

Brendan Connelly, Assistant Sports Editor February 26, 2022

The NKU women’s basketball team celebrated senior day on Saturday afternoon, beating the Detroit Mercy Titans 67-44. The win secures the Norse’s first 20-win season in two years, moving to 20-7...

NKU forward Trinity Thompson waits to check into the game against UIC in February.

NKU women’s basketball comes from behind to defeat Oakland, 66-62

Matthew Dietz, Editor-in-Chief February 24, 2022

Entering Thursday’s game, the Northern Kentucky women’s basketball team was 16-1 when they outrebounded their opponent in the game. When the opponent grabbed more rebounds than them? 2-6. Entering...

NKU guard Ivy Turner (2) makes a pass against IUPUI on Saturday. Turner shot 7-14 from the field in the loss.

IUPUI cruises past NKU 78-53 on Saturday

Matthew Dietz, Editor-in-Chief February 12, 2022

The IUPUI Jaguars women’s basketball team took a double-digit lead into halftime and never looked back, coasting past the Northern Kentucky Norse on Saturday at BB&T Arena, 78-53.  IUPUI...

Guard Ivy Turner drives into the lane against Milwaukee on Thursday. Turner led the Norse with 23 points.

NKU women’s basketball uses defensive effort to get past Milwaukee

Brendan Connelly, Assistant Sports Editor January 27, 2022

The NKU women’s basketball team avenged their November road loss to Milwaukee on Thursday night, surviving a late scare from the Panthers to win 61-53. The win brings myriad footnotes for the Norse....

NKU guard Khamari Mitchell-Steen (11) shoots a layup against Wright State on Thursday.

Mitchell-Steen’s career-high leads NKU women’s basketball past Wright State

Brendan Connelly, Assistant Sports Editor January 21, 2022

After 43 days away from the home court, the NKU women’s basketball team returned to BB&T Arena to face their rival Wright State. Paced by 23 points from freshman guard Khamari Mitchell-Steen,...

The NKU womens basketball bench reacts during a game against Cleveland State in December.

Takeaways from NKU women’s basketball as conference play heats up

Matthew Dietz, Editor-in-Chief January 13, 2022

The NKU men’s and women’s basketball teams had five games scheduled last week from Thursday through Monday. The men were slated to host IUPUI on Thursday, UIC on Saturday and close rival Wright State...

NKU forward Grayson Rose puts up a shot attempt in NKUs first round game against Robert Morris.

Back for one more season, Grayson Rose striving to lead Norse to the tournament

Matthew Dietz, Editor-in-Chief November 8, 2021

In October of 2020, the NCAA announced their decision to grant an extra year of eligibility to all winter sports athletes, after previously announcing the same for spring and fall sports student athletes. At...

NKU guard Ivy Turner (2) calls out a play to her teammates during the 2020-21 season.

Led by a standout backcourt, Norse have sights on a big season

Matthew Dietz, Editor-in-Chief November 8, 2021

In her first season as a member of the Northern Kentucky women’s basketball team, guard Lindsey Duvall was nothing short of remarkable for the Norse. In her redshirt junior season in 2020-21, Duvall...

Molly Glick is entering her first season as NKU womens basketball Director of Operations.

“It’s good to be back.” Molly Glick returns as women’s basketball director of operations

Brendan Connelly, Assistant Sports Editor October 2, 2021

Being a director of operations for a Division 1 women’s basketball team isn’t easy. As the title implies, they are responsible for all program operations on a day-to-day basis. It is not a job for...

Womens Basketball Head Coach Camryn Whitaker reacts after a Norse point during the quarter final game of the Horizon League Tournament against Milwaukee.

2020-21 WBB Preview: With plenty of returning experience, Norse have eyes on the prize

Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor November 25, 2020

The NKU Norse women’s basketball team is coming off a 20-win season in 2019-20, with 12 of those wins coming within Horizon League play. That success may have come as a surprise to people around the...

Ally Niece (25) waits to shoot a free throw the Semi-Final game of the Horizon League Tournament against Green Bay. Niece shot 3-of-3 from the line and had 20 points on the game.

Ally Niece embraces leadership role entering junior season for NKU WBB

Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor October 27, 2020

As a point guard, Ally Niece has always known her role on the Northern Kentucky Women’s basketball team was to be a leader. Entering her junior season—a season that, due to COVID-19, promises to...

NKU WBB adds Anthony Epps to coaching staff

NKU WBB adds Anthony Epps to coaching staff

Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor July 19, 2020

The NKU Women’s basketball team has added former University of Kentucky basketball player Anthony Epps as an assistant coach, the team announced in a press release on Wednesday. In 2019-20, Epps was...

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