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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. 

How NKU athletics plans to get fans in the door

How NKU athletics plans to get fans in the door

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.

Women’s Basketball: With experience comes excitement for the season ahead

Women’s Basketball: With experience comes excitement for the season ahead

Ty DeBonis, Reporter

November 6, 2019

For the second year straight, the Northern Kentucky women’s basketball team is projected to finish sixth in the Horizon League preseason poll. Redshirt senior guard Molly Glick received Preseason All-Horizon League Second Team honor. 

NKU Women’s basketball takes down Davis & Elkins in exhibition

NKU Women’s basketball takes down Davis & Elkins in exhibition

Sierra Newton, Sports Editor

October 31, 2019

The Norse took down Davis & Elkins College 73-47 in Thursday nights exhibition match. The whole roster contributed to the scoreboard. Freshman guard Carissa Garcia led the night in points with 16 points shooting 36 percent from the field. Redshirt senior Molly Glick followed with 14 points and eight rebounds. The Norse out rebounded the Davis & Elkins Senators 52-41. For the game NKU shot 41.4 percent from the field and held the Senators to 24.6 percent. The Norse accumulated 15 assists and their bench contributed 26 points to the win.

External review finds abuse allegations against WBB coach ‘unfounded’

External review finds abuse allegations against WBB coach ‘unfounded’

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.

Women’s basketball players accuse coach of emotional abuse

Women’s basketball players accuse coach of emotional abuse

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.

Season Preview: Women’s Basketball

Season Preview: Women’s Basketball

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

Norse dominate Alderson Broaddus; win season opener

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...

Women’s basketball coasts to exhibition win over Pikeville

Women’s basketball coasts to exhibition win over Pikeville

Aric France, Reporter

November 4, 2018

The NKU women’s basketball team cruised past the University of Pikeville 78-36, in the team's only exhibition game of the season on Sunday afternoon. “I’m just glad we were able to play somebody different instead of beating ourselves up in practice” head coach Camryn Whitaker said. ...

ESPN announces programming schedule for men’s and women’s basketball

ESPN announces programming schedule for men’s and women’s basketball

Aric France, Reporter

October 30, 2018

A total of 45 Northern Kentucky University men’s and women’s basketball games will be broadcast digitally on either ESPN3 or ESPN + for all of Norse nation to watch this season. The Norse will be showcased on ESPN3 15 times, while being broadcast live on ESPN+ 30 times this season. ESPN+ can be...

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