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Norse women crush Tennessee Tech, 88-62

Norse women crush Tennessee Tech, 88-62

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

November 29, 2015


Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Northern Kentucky shot a blistering 58 percent Friday night in an 88-62 rout of Tennessee Tech at BB&T Arena.After shooting a strong 48 percent in the first half on the way to a 38-31 halftime advantage, the Norse (4-1) shot 70 percent in the second half.NKU outscored Tennessee Tech 50-31 in the sec...

Roush hits milestone as Norse hold off Marquette

Roush hits milestone as Norse hold off Marquette

DeSherion McBroom, Reporter

November 21, 2015


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

Christine Roush joined the thousand-point club Saturday as the NKU women defeated Big East foe Marquette 83-78 at BB&T Arena.NKU is now 3-1 overall while Marquette is 0-3.“Our ladies fought and they competed and we fortunate to come away with a win against a great opponent in Marquette coming out of t...

Bearcats edge Norse in final minutes, 71-68

Bearcats edge Norse in final minutes, 71-68

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

November 19, 2015


Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

CINCINNATI, Ohio -- A jumper with less than 90 seconds remaining helped Cincinnati defeat the NKU women's basketball team Wednesday evening, 71-68.Rianna Gayheart tied the game with 1:59 remaining with a three. Cincinnati (2-0) answered with a jumper with 1:29 remaining by Bianca Quisenberry.Following a Bearcat free t...

Norse rally late to win home opener, 73-67

Norse rally late to win home opener, 73-67

William Borland, Contributor

November 15, 2015


Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Trailing by five points with 5:06 remaining, NKU rallied in the final minutes Sunday afternoon to defeat Indiana State 73-67.With the win, the Norse improve to 2-0 on the young season. They needed a fourth-quarter rally to remain unbeaten.Rianna Gayheart got a big steal and a basket at the beginning...

GALLERY: Norse take Redhawks to school in 71-57 win

GALLERY: Norse take Redhawks to school in 71-57 win

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

November 13, 2015


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

OXFORD, Ohio -- It might have been "Class at the Court" day Friday afternoon in Oxford, but it was Northern Kentucky handing out the lessons.Christine Roush led all scorers with 24 points as NKU opened its season with a 71-57 victory over the Redhawks in both teams' season openers.Northern Kentucky ...

Women hope to pick up where they ended last season

Women hope to pick up where they ended last season

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

November 11, 2015


Filed under Featured Story, Sports, Women's Basketball

The women’s basketball team hopes a strong finish to the 2014-15 season, as well as an offseason trip, will propel the Norse to success in the new Horizon League.Dawn Plitzuweit’s squad won its final three regular-season games last season, then won its first two Atlantic Sun tournament games before f...

2015-16 Must-see women’s basketball games

2015-16 Must-see women’s basketball games

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

November 10, 2015


Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

MarquetteNovember 21, 1 p.m.Anytime a Big East team comes to the BB&T Arena, you know it will be a big game. The Golden Eagles will make the trip to Highland Heights. It was a tough year for Marquette in 2014-15, as they went 9-22 overall and 4-14 in the Big East. Only Providence and Georgetown finished...

2015-16 Horizon League women’s basketball preview

2015-16 Horizon League women’s basketball preview

William Borland, Contributor

November 9, 2015


Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

Teams ranked in predicted order in Horizon League preseason poll.#1 - Green BayHead Coach- Kevin Borseth2014-2015: First place in the Horizon League last year with a 15-1 conference record and a 28-5 overall recordGreen Bay was the regular season and conference tournament champions of the Horizon League last year and they are...

Women’s basketball announces first Horizon League slate

Women’s basketball announces first Horizon League slate

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

September 18, 2015


Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. -- Northern Kentucky athletics announced last week the first-ever Horizon League schedule for the women’s basketball team.The Northern Kentucky women’s basketball team will play its first Horizon League game 7 p.m. December 30 at BB&T Arena against Valparaiso.In addition ...

UK visit to NKU highlights women’s hoops schedule

UK visit to NKU highlights women’s hoops schedule

Matt Sexton, Sports Editor

September 1, 2015


Filed under Sports, Women's Basketball

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS -- A visit by the University Kentucky women’s basketball team to BB&T Arena highlights the Norse’s non-conference schedule, announced Tuesday by the university.Kentucky will visit NKU Dec. 2. The Wildcats, a powerhouse in the Southeastern Conference, were a two-seed in the NC...

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