NU upsets Michigan State, 81-73

By: Matthew MacCormack The Northeastern Huskies have earned the label “Giant Killers.” Just a month after marching into Gampel Pavilion in Storrs, CT and upending perennial powerhouse UConn, Northeastern upset Michigan State in East Lansing on Saturday, shocking the Spartans with a 81-73 victory. After an MSU layup tied the game at 59-59 with 7:48

NU escapes Vermont with 59-57 win

By: Matthew MacCormack BURLINGTON, VT- Alex Murphy had 21 points and nine rebounds, and T.J. Williams chipped in 17 points as Northeastern came back from a 13-point halftime deficit to beat Vermont, 59-57 at Patrick Gymnasium. Devon Begley swatted UVM’s Trae Bell-Haynes (15 points) on a layup that would have given the Catamounts a lead

Husky Sports Update Week 10: 11/7-11/13

Northeastern opened up the much-awaited basketball season Friday with a matchup against local rival Boston University. TJ Williams scored a career-high 30 points for the Huskies in an 87-77 victory. He and Alex Murphy came up huge, combining for 50 points, with Murphy’s 20 also representing a career high. The Huskies set the tone early

Huskies bounce BU in season opener

By: Matthew MacCormack The Northeastern Huskies were forced to replace 70% of their scoring from a season ago. New faces speckled the roster in Tuesday’s season-opening bout with Boston University at Matthews Arena, and the question loomed: where are the points going to come from? After one game, it looks like head coach Bill Coen’s

CAA Preview: Northeastern Huskies

Coach: Bill Coen (11th season) Last Season: 18-15 (6th in CAA) Additions: F Alex Murphy (Florida/Southborough, Mass.) G Shawn Occeus (Grandview Prep/Boynton Beach, Fla.) G Bolden Brace (Santa Barbara High/Santa Barbara Calif.) G/F Maxime Boursiquot (Kent School/Ottawa, Ontario) Losses: G David Walker (17.9 ppg, 4.0 apg, 3.6 rpg, First Team All-CAA) F Quincy Ford (16.4

CAA Preview: UNCW Seahawks

Coach: Kevin Keatts (3rd season) Last Season: 25-8 (T-1st, CAA Tournament champs) Additions: G Ambrose Mosley (Old Dominion/Jacksonville, Fla.) F Matt Elmore (Dixon/Jacksonville, N.C.) G Jaylen Fornes (Word of God/Pamlico County, N.C.) Losses: G Craig Ponder (11.4 ppg, 3.1 rpg) C C.J. Gettys (5.3 ppg, 5.1 rpg) F Dylan Sherwood (4.1 ppg, 2.3 rpg) G

Husky Sports Update Week 9: 10/31-11/6

By: Patrick Milne Men’s Hockey Over the weekend, the men’s hockey team had two highly anticipated showdowns against their cross-town rivals, the Boston University Terriers. BU came into the weekend ranked No. 4 in the nation, after beating Sacred Heart 7-0 and Quinnipiac 3-0. However, the injured Huskies, missing both John and Nolan Stevens, came

CAA Preview: Hofstra Pride

Coach: Joe Mihalich (4th Year) Last Season: 24-10 (14-4, 1st in CAA) Additions: G Deron Powers (Hampton/Williamsburg, VA) G Elijah Pemberton (Cheshire Academy/Middletown, CT) F Ty Greer (Daytona State/ Chicago, IL) F Stafford Trueheart II (Canisius HS/Lancaster, NY) Losses: G Juan’ya Green  (17.8 ppg, 7.1 apg, 4.4 rpg, CAA Player of the Year) G Ameen

CAA Preview: Elon Phoenix

Head Coach: Matt Matheny Last Season: 16-16 (CAA 7-11) Departures: G Tanner Samson (11.8 ppg, 4.3 rpg) G Sam Hershberger C Tony Sabato   Additions: G Seth Fuller (Dublin Coffman/Dublin, OH) By: Mack Krell Elon ended last season with a disappointing one-point loss to Drexel in the first round of the Colonial Athletic Association tournament.

Huskies drop Hockey East opener to Vermont, 3-2

By Josh Brown Before Sunday afternoon’s Hockey East opener between No. 16 Northeastern and Vermont got underway, a bit of bad news circulated Huskies nation. With John Stevens already out of the lineup due to an upper-body injury he suffered against Arizona State, the revelation that his brother Nolan had suffered an upper-body injury as

CAA Preview: James Madison Dukes

By: Jeremy Leopold (@Jeremyleopold) Head Coach: Louis Rowe (1st season) Last Season: 21-11 (11-7 CAA T-3rd place)   Departures: G Ron Curry (17.3 ppg, 3.6 apg, First Team All-CAA) G Winston Grays III (5.5 ppg, 2.5 rpg) G Matt Risse G Kevin Kangni Newcomers: G Terrence Johnson (South Mountain Community College/Tuscon, AZ) G Vince Holmes

Husky Sports Update: Week 6 (10/10-10/16)

By: Mack Krell (@MackKrell) This past weekend Northeastern Men’s Hockey played a home-and-home series against a crosstown opponent in Bentley University. Going into Friday night, Northeastern was 0-1-1 on the year, having played a two-game series at Quinnipiac last weekend. Despite taking 35 shots in the game, Northeastern tied Bentley 1-1 on Friday night with

CAA Preview: William & Mary Tribe

By: Justin Littman (@JLitt_Man) Head Coach – Tony Shaver (14th Season) Last season – 20-11 (CAA: 11-7), T-3rd place Losses:  G/F Terry Tarpey (10.5 ppg, 7.8 rpg, CAA Defensive POTY) F Sean Sheldon (9.6 ppg, 3.2 rpg) Newcomers:  F Nathan Knight (Kimball Union/Syracuse, NY) G/F Justin Pierce (Glenbard West/Glen Ellyn, IL) Last year, William & Mary proved that consistency

Northeastern skates to 1-1 tie against Bentley

By: Josh Brown (@Josh_Brown31) WATERTOWN, Mass. – After being swept by Bentley in a nightmare home-and-home series last season, it’s natural to assume Northeastern came into Friday night’s game with a little bit of revenge on the mind. Unfortunately for the No. 16/14 Huskies (0-1-2), Falcons goaltender Jayson Argue had other ideas. Despite outshooting Bentley (1-0-0)

CAA Preview: Towson Tigers

By: Mack Krell (@MackKrell) Head Coach: Pat Skerry Last Season: 20-13 (11-7 CAA) Departures: G Byron Hawkins (13.2 ppg, 2.5 rpg) G Josh Ivory  F Timajh Parker-Rivera (6.5 ppg, 6.5 rpg) Newcomers: G Brian Starr (Colby Community College/Kansas City, MO) G Deshaun Morman (Cincinatti/Richmond, VA) G Zane Martin (Neumann-Goretti/Philadelphia, PA) F Justin Gorham (Calvert Hall/Baltimore,

CAA Preview: Drexel Dragons

By: Jeremy Leopold (@Jeremyleopold) Head Coach: Zach Spiker (1st season) Last Season: 6-25  (3-15 CAA, 9th place) Departures:   G Tavon Allen (13.1 ppg, 2.8 rpg)  G Terrell Allen (9.8 ppg, 3.5 apg, CAA All-Rookie Team) F Kazembe Abif (9.3 ppg, 7.0 rpg) G Ahmad Fields G Chandler Fraser- Pauls G Rashann London (7.5 ppg,

Husky Sports Update: Week 5 (9/26-10/2)

By: Ravi Pandya (@RealRaviPandya) Men’s Ice Hockey: The Huskies started off their 2016-2017 campaign with a 3-1 exhibition win against Acadia at Matthews Arena. The highlights of the game included goals from Adam Gaudette, Trevor Owens, and Eric Williams, and 22 combined saves from goalkeepers Ryan Ruck and Jake Theut. Although the team is happy

CAA Preview: Delaware Blue Hens

By: PJ Wright (@PJWright34) Head Coach: Martin Ingelsby (first season) Last Season: 7-23 (2-16), 10th in CAA Losses: G Kory Holden (17.7 ppg, 3.0 rpg, 2nd team All-CAA) F Maurice Jeffers (5.2 ppg, 4.8 rpg) F Marvin King-Davis (14.8 ppg, 9.0 rpg, 3rd team All-CAA) G Sean Locke (0.7 ppg, 0.3 rpg) Newcomers: F Jacob Cushing

Husky Sports Update: Week 4 (9/19-9/25)

By: Joe Barbito (@barbitosfritos) The Northeastern women’s soccer team won a thriller in extra time against Drexel on Sunday as Hannah Rosenblatt scored the golden goal on a penalty kick to win the game for the Huskies. This was Rosenblatt’s second golden goal and her third game-winner of the season. Both teams were aggressive throughout

Hockey East Preview – Boston College

By: Joe Barbito Head Coach – Jerry York (22nd season) Last Season – 28-8-5 (15-2-5 in Hockey East, 1st), lost in Conference Quarterfinals to Northeastern, lost in Frozen Four to Quinnipiac Losses – D Steve Santini, F Miles Wood, F Alex Tuch, F Adam Gilmour, G Thatcher Demko, D Ian McCoshen, F Zach Sanford, D

Hockey East Preview – Boston University

By: Josh Brown Head Coach – David Quinn, 4th season Last Season – 21-13-5 (12-6-4 in Hockey East, 5th); lost in NCAA Tournament first round Losses – D Matt Grzelcyk, D Brandon Fortunato F Danny O’Regan, F Mike Moran, F Ahti Oksanen, F Matt Lane, F Erik Udahl, F Dillon Lawrence, F Robbie Baillargeon, G Sean

Hockey East Preview – Merrimack College

By: James Duffy Head Coach – Mark Dennehy, 12th season Last Season – 13-19-7 (5-10-7 in Hockey East, 7th); Lost in second round of conference playoffs to Providence College Losses –  F Craig Wyszomirski, F Brian Christie, F Ben Bahe, F Justin Hussar, F John Gustafsson, D Matt Cronin, G Joe Pantalone Newcomers –  F

Husky Sports Update: Week 2

by James Duffy Fall sports are getting into full swing, and as the school year is kicking off, Northeastern teams have been doing the same. Here’s a recap of last week’s action: 9/8 Women’s Soccer Northeastern rolled over Holy Cross 4-0 for their third win of the season. Junior Kayla Cappuzzo scored twice, and Nathalie

Husky Sports Update: Week 1

by Gavin Davis As you’ve been busy moving in, Northeastern’s student-athletes have been competing across the country. Here’s a quick recap of last week’s action: 8/28: Women’s Field Hockey Northeastern defeated California 3-2 in an overtime thriller. Senior Natalie Stewart scored the game winner in OT from an assist from fellow senior Alyssa Carlson to take her team

Kwesi Abakah transfers to Richmond

by: Matthew MacCormack The Northeastern basketball team will look a little different when it hits the hardwood this winter. Husky forward Kwesi Abakah is transferring to Richmond, according to a tweet from Abakah’s personal Twitter account. Abakah’s move comes just weeks after rising sophomore guard Brandon Kamga announced he was transferring to High Point. The

Huskies Fall to UNCW in CAA Semifinals

by Matthew MacCormack In a lot of ways, the final game of Northeastern’s season mirrored the 2015-16 campaign as a whole. Exactly one month ago, the Huskies were 12-13. The defending CAA champions were sitting at a paltry 8th in the conference, and the season looked lost. Then Northeastern won five of its next six

Huskies Handle Tigers, Move on to CAA Semi-Finals

by Matthew MacCormack Bill Coen can add fortuneteller to his already-loaded résumé. “Heading into tournament time, your best players have to play well,” the Northeastern head coach said in Tuesday’s Colonial Athletic Association teleconference. “And I think the secret to it is you have to get production and performance from an unsung hero…Whoever is going

Huskies Rally Late But Fall Short At Hofstra

By: Matthew MacCormack Hempstead, NY- There’s no such thing as a good loss, but there were some encouraging signs from Northeastern’s 65-60 defeat at Hofstra Sunday afternoon. Despite missing starting guard T.J. Williams for the second straight game for academic reasons, the Huskies (15-14, 7-9 CAA) clawed back from a 13-point second-half deficit to bring

Hockey East Notebook 1/21/16

By: James Duffy Weekend Review Don’t look now, but there’s a team climbing out of the basement. The red-hot Northeastern Huskies kept the good times rolling last weekend with a sweep of New Hampshire, locking up four points to give them seven on the season. That’s right, they got more points in their last two

Hockey East Notebook 1/14/16

By: James Duffy Weekend Review It’s been a while, but the Hockey East Notebook is back after a long winter break and better than ever. There’s a lot to dive into since the last edition, with every team in Hockey East having played their fair share of games over the past month, so with out