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GALLERY: Phoenix rise in fourth to hold off Norse

GALLERY: Phoenix rise in fourth to hold off Norse

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

January 21, 2016


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

The dominant Horizon League women's basketball team over the last 18 seasons showed why during the fourth quarter Thursday at BB&T Arena.With the game tied at 52 at the end of three quarters, Green Bay pulled away in the fourth to defeat Northern Kentucky 81-73."I thought, in stretches, we played ver...

Winning basket waived off as Norse lose in Detroit

Winning basket waived off as Norse lose in Detroit

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

January 18, 2016


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports, Women's Basketball

DETROIT -- The NKU women's basketball team added another heartbreaking finish Saturday to a season filled with agonizing losses.After Detroit took the lead with 10 seconds remaining, Rebecca Lyttle's apparent game-winning tip-in was waved off on review as the Norse fell 66-65. Lyttle's attempt conclude...

NKU women pick up road win at Oakland

NKU women pick up road win at Oakland

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

January 15, 2016


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports, Women's Basketball

ROCHESTER, Michigan -- The NKU women's basketball team had four players score in double figures Thursday in a 75-71 victory over Oakland.Kasey Uetrecht led the Norse with 21 points. She also had 8 rebounds and 4 assists. Christine Roush knocked down four threes and scored 16 points.Sarah Kinch added 14 p...

Second half rally falls short for NKU women

Second half rally falls short for NKU women

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

January 10, 2016


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports, Women's Basketball

DAYTON, Ohio -- A 24-8 first quarter deficit proved to be too much for Northern Kentucky to overcome Saturday, as the Norse women lost to Wright State 66-61.NKU started the fourth quarter down 9, 54-45. Baskets by Christine Roush and Molly Glick, and a pair of free throws by Kasey Uetrecht pulled th...

Uetrecht three douses Flames

Uetrecht three douses Flames

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

January 2, 2016


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports, Women's Basketball

After finding itself on the wrong end of two straight heartbreaking losses, the NKU women's basketball team was staring at a third consecutive tough loss Friday against Illinois-Chicago.Kasey Uetrecht made sure the Norse would be able to celebrate its first-ever Horizon League victory on New Year's Da...

GALLERY: Valpo stuns NKU in controversial finish

GALLERY: Valpo stuns NKU in controversial finish

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

December 30, 2015


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

The first Horizon League game in the history of NKU women's basketball ended with controversy and a 61-60 Valparaiso victory.Rebecca Lyttle missed a shot at the buzzer which would have won the game, but what happened in the seconds prior left people scratching their heads after the game.Valparaiso inbounded...

GALLERY: Brown buzzer-beater buries Norse in overtime

GALLERY: Brown buzzer-beater buries Norse in overtime

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

December 19, 2015


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

A couple of unfriendly bounces off the rim cost the NKU women's basketball team Saturday against Akron.The final one was on a 16-foot jumper by Akron's Anita Brown from the right baseline at the buzzer. The shot hit the front rim and dropped in to give Akron a 77-75 victory over Northern Kentucky in ov...

GALLERY: Norse bludgeon IU Kokomo, 104-33

GALLERY: Norse bludgeon IU Kokomo, 104-33

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

December 16, 2015


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

An NKU women's basketball team returning to full health was bad news for Indiana University-Kokomo Wednesday night at BB&T Arena.After allowing the first two points of the game, Northern Kentucky followed with a 23-2 run on the way to a 104-33 victory over the Cougars.IU Kokomo turned the ball over...

GALLERY: NKU women rout West Virginia State 92-47

GALLERY: NKU women rout West Virginia State 92-47

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

December 13, 2015


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

A 54-point second half helped propel the NKU women's basketball team to a 92-47 victory Sunday afternoon at BB&T Arena.The 92 points were the most the Norse have scored since moving to Division I.NKU (7-2) turned a 38-21 halftime lead into a rout thanks to a 29-9 third quarter. The Norse shot 59 percen...

Kinch continues hot play as Norse bounce IPFW

Kinch continues hot play as Norse bounce IPFW

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

December 8, 2015


Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Sarah Kinch scored a career-high 19 points Saturday night as the NKU women's basketball team easily dispatched Indiana-Purdue Fort Wayne 77-64.A 13-2 run in the first quarter followed by a 10-2 run in the second quarter put the game away early for NKU (6-2).NKU led 22-13 after one quarter and 41-26 at hal...

GALLERY: Kentucky pulls away late to avoid upset against Norse

GALLERY: Kentucky pulls away late to avoid upset against Norse

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

December 2, 2015


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

Despite trailing for only the second time this season at the half, the Kentucky Wildcats women's basketball team rallied in the second half to hold off Northern Kentucky 84-65 at BB&T Arena.NKU (5-2) led the 11th-ranked Wildcats (7-0) at halftime 41-37. This was after trailing 14-5 early in the game. Th...

Norse women rally late to defeat Robert Morris

Norse women rally late to defeat Robert Morris

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

December 1, 2015


Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

MOON TOWNSHIP, Pa. - The NKU women's basketball team rallied from a six-point fourth quarter deficit Sunday to defeat Robert Morris 72-70.NKU (5-1) trailed 60-54 with 9:41 remaining. A 13-3 run over the next 5:31 allowed the Norse to surge into the lead, 67-63.Courtney Roush and Molly Franson scored t...

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