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Women's 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

NKU loses just two key contributors from last season’s 20-win team
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...

NKU WBB adds transfer Lindsey Duvall

NKU WBB adds transfer Lindsey Duvall

Matthew Dietz, Sports Editor May 14, 2020

Head Coach Camryn Whitaker and the NKU Women’s basketball team announced a new addition to their roster on Thursday, adding guard Lindsey Duvall from the University of Louisville. A former five-star...

NKU women’s team starts weekend with 61-37 win over Milwaukee

NKU women’s team starts weekend with 61-37 win over Milwaukee

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor January 30, 2020
NKU women’s basketball team dominated the Milwaukee University Panthers Thursday night at BB&T Arena. Sophomore guard Ally Niece led with 17 points shooting 7-of-12 from the field. Redshirt senior Molly Glick followed with 13 points. 
NKU women's basketball wrap up nonconference play with 80-72 win

NKU women’s basketball wrap up nonconference play with 80-72 win

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor December 20, 2019
The Norse end their nonconference record at 6-5 in an 80-72 win against the Wofford College Terriers Friday night. Four Norse scored in double digits.
In-state showdown: More than just a match up

In-state showdown: More than just a match up

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor December 7, 2019
On Sunday afternoon the no. 2 ranked University of Louisville Cardinals women’s basketball team will face NKU’s women’s basketball at BB&T Arena. The game won’t be a big deal just for the Norse but will mean a lot for Head Coach of the Lady Cardinals, Jeff Walz. 
Children cheer during the Victor's Hoops 4 Health event held during the Women's Basketball game against the University of Central Arkansas.

Women’s basketball gain second win in a row over Central Arkansas

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor November 25, 2019
The Norse collected their second win Monday afternoon at BB&T Arena against the University of Central Arkansas Sugar Bears, 72-56. Three Norse scored in double digits during the game.
NKU Norse battles EKU falls short in 69-62 loss

NKU Norse battles EKU falls short in 69-62 loss

Northerner Staff November 6, 2019
NKU women's basketball started the season with a tight game in Richmond, KY against Eastern Kentucky Colonels. Freshman guard Carissa Garcia led the night with 18 points and four rebounds, followed by freshman point guard Ivy Turner with 16 points, six assists and five rebounds. Sophomore forward Kailey Coffey led the night in rebounds with 1o and contributed five points to the scoreboard. 
Get to know the newest Norse basketball players

Get to know the newest Norse basketball players

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor November 6, 2019
The newest member of NKU's men's and women's basketball team.
The leaders of the Norse

The leaders of the Norse

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor November 6, 2019
More about the people that lead the Norse to victory.
NKU fans pose during the homecoming game against Oakland. The Norse defeated Oakland 79-64.

How NKU athletics plans to get fans in the door

Attendance at BB&T Arena has been growing since NKU went DI
Kane Mitten, Arts & Life Editor November 6, 2019
With NKU’s basketball program growing massively in the past few years, including two trips to the NCAA tournament and one bid to the NIT, the athletics department is doing all that they can to ensure students, alumni and local residents are making their way down to BB&T Arena to cheer on the Norse—including a new promotion that will send students home with $1,000.
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