• Winter hoops and Summer hoopla: Catching up with Bill Coen’s Huskies
    What’ve you done for me lately? Somewhere in the last decade, the attitude around winning shifted. Present and past success, once reveled-in, is now frequently overlooked in favor of the future. Winning a championship is nice, but can you do it again next year? And the year after? And maybe the year after that? Perhaps
  • PHOTO GALLERY: Women’s Basketball season in review
    2023-24 was not the kindest season for Northeastern. However, the squad showed their resilience and their skill, and persevered to finish the year 10-17. Additionally, they made the second round of the CAA tournament after a gutsy win over UNCW. What follows are photos from the talented WRBB photographers who were an integral part of
  • PHOTO GALLERY: Men’s Basketball season in review
    Northeastern started the 2023-24 season with a resounding win against Boston University at home, and reached many milestones throughout the year. From head coach Bill Coen breaking the CAA wins record, to a 10th place finish in the conference during the regular season, the Huskies finished the year with an overall record of 12-20, and
  • Strong rebound game lifts Northeastern over UNCW in first round of CAA tournament 
    With the end to a difficult season looming over them, Northeastern knew they had to fight every minute in the opening round of the CAA tournament. The Huskies had only won one game in their last 10, a senior day victory the last time they’d taken the court —  but against a team with a
  • Capital Punishment: Huskies’ season draws to a close in CAA Tournament Defeat
    WASHINGTON D.C. – A season that began with such promise and intrigue once again ended in heartbreak in the second round of the CAA Tournament, as all Northeastern could do was look on with collective disappointment as Stony Brook Seawolves dribbled out the clock on the Huskies’ season with a 75-65 win on Saturday night.
  • Huskies end seven-game winless streak, send off seniors in style with win over Hampton
    BOSTON — Playing with just six healthy players for the second consecutive game, Northeastern picked up their first victory in a month, defeating Hampton 64-60 on a day where they honored four seniors appearing in their final game at the Cabot Center. The Senior Day festivities saw friends and family in town to recognize guards
  • No Sakota, no party: Huskies come up empty in regular-season finale
    PHILADELPHIA, PA – Northeastern fell behind immediately and never fully recovered, as Drexel led from start to finish to end their regular season with a 73-59 victory. For the second time in three days, the Huskies were on the road for their opponents’ Senior Day celebrations. The Dragons held a ceremony for their seniors before
  • Shorthanded Huskies start strong against NC A&T, sputter in second half
    BOSTON — Playing their first game in two weeks — following a matchup they had to forfeit due to limited roster availability — Northeastern played second-place NC A&T tough in the first half before fading away, losing by a final score of 69-55. The Huskies’ lone scheduled game last weekend against Stony Brook was canceled
  • Foul trouble, shooting woes plague Huskies in loss at Delaware
    In the penultimate game of their season, Northeastern just didn’t have enough to get by Delaware, falling to the Blue Hens 73-67. The Huskies entered Thursday’s matchup looking to build off two straight wins, while Delaware entered reeling off back-to-back double-digit losses. Thursday was Senior Night for the Blue Hens, who said goodbye to three
  • Huskies celebrate Senior Day in style, roll over Pirates
    BOSTON – The Northeastern Huskies capped their seniors’ careers at Matthews Arena with a victory, prevailing over the last-place Hampton Pirates 70-62 on Saturday afternoon. As is customary for the last home game of the season, Saturday was “Senior Day,” an opportunity for the team and fans to honor the seniors and graduate students one
  • Sakota’s late heroics just enough as Huskies stave off Elon comeback
    BOSTON – Northeastern bent. And bent. And bent some more. But, when push came to shove, they refused to break, outlasting the Elon Phoenix 61-58 on Thursday night.  Both the Huskies and the Phoenix entered Thursday’s matchup 5-9 in CAA play, tied for 10th in the conference. Teams seeded 10th or above get a bye
  • ‘I was embarrassed by their effort’: Huskies drop fourth straight in blowout loss to Elon
    BOSTON — Put simply, Friday night’s game against Elon was a disaster for Northeastern. The Huskies ended the first quarter ahead of the Phoenix 16-12 thanks to an early 7-0 run despite turning the ball over five times, a foreshadowing of the catastrophic game to come. Both Northeastern and Elon sat at 4-7 in CAA
  • Depth, rebounding issues doom Huskies against Charleston
    BOSTON — Taking down the reigning CAA champions College of Charleston was always going to be a challenge, and it proved a bit too difficult for Northeastern on Thursday night as the Cougars edged the Huskies, 77-73. It was an exciting, back-and-forth affair between two hot, healthy teams. Charleston entered leading the conference and riding
  • Huskies outworked and outmatched in loss against Stony Brook
    BOSTON — Northeastern’s Sunday afternoon Think Pink game, which honored breast cancer awareness against Stony Brook, was simply one to forget. The Seawolves entered play atop of the CAA with an 18-3 record that included an 8-2 record in conference play. Stony Brook’s conference success did not waver in the slightness as they rolled past
  • Huskies notch second straight double-digit victory behind balanced attack
    BOSTON — A slow start didn’t stop Northeastern from turning in one of their most complete performances all season, as they beat Monmouth 77-65 Saturday afternoon. The contest was a good opportunity for both teams to prove themselves as the CAA Tournament draws ever nearer. For Monmouth, it was an occasion to change their road
  • Injury-riddled Huskies fall short in comeback attempts against Monmouth 
    BOSTON — Revenge was not to be for Northeastern. After losing to Monmouth in the CAA quarterfinals last year, the Huskies surely had their matchup against the Hawks circled on the calendar this season. But when the game finally arrived on Friday, NU didn’t hold a lead after the first quarter and their injury-wracked roster
  • Huskies rally, ward off late collapse in win at Campbell
    It wasn’t quite wire to wire, but it was a complete, bounce-back performance for Northeastern in their first ever conference meeting with Campbell on Thursday, as they pulled out a needed 86-76 win.  The Huskies entered the clash losers of four straight, and five of their last six. Campbell’s Fighting Camels, on the other hand,
  • Poor second half, turnover issues doom Huskies against Towson
    Coming off back-to-back losses, Northeastern traveled south to TU Arena for a Thursday night clash with second-place Towson. It was an opportunity for revenge for the Tigers, who lost to Northeastern in Boston earlier this season, despite the rather large gap in the CAA standings. Towson entered the night on a seventeen-game home win streak
  • Scoring droughts, turnovers lead to Northeastern’s demise in first-ever contest with Campbell
    BOSTON —  Despite their assertive 73-66 bounce-back win against Hofstra Friday night, Northeastern could not maintain any momentum versus Campbell.  As one of the newer teams in the expanding CAA, Campbell traveled to the Cabot Center for the two teams’ first-ever matchup against each other. Elongated scoring droughts and difficulty guarding bigs in the paint
  • Huskies’ late comeback not enough as they fall to William & Mary
    BOSTON – Following a Thursday night loss to a hot UNCW team, the Huskies faced an evenly-matched opponent Saturday afternoon against the William & Mary Tribe. The Tribe came into Matthews Arena 2-5 against CAA opponents and on a four-game losing streak, but only one game behind Northeastern in conference standings. While the score was
  • Huskies stifled by Seahawks in blowout home loss
    BOSTON — While Northeastern hadn’t had the strongest season to date, with CAA games beginning in early January, it seemed they weren’t too far behind the top squads on January 25, when they took on the UNCW Seahawks at home.  The Seahawks had a 4-2 record coming into Matthews Arena, only one game ahead of
  • Huskies obliterated by Charleston press, three-point shooting in 37-point rout
    BOSTON — Facing a Charleston team that pressures on defense for the entire game, Northeastern had no answer, committing 24 turnovers in a lopsided 83-46 loss Sunday afternoon at the Cabot Center. The Cougars’ style of play is to press in the backcourt and aggressively trap and hunt for steals. Their average turnover margin of
  • Strong offensive performances, shut-down defense leads Northeastern over Hofstra
    BOSTON — After breaking their six-game losing streak Friday night against UNCW, Northeastern continued to take monumental steps in the right direction in Sunday’s assertive 66-53 victory over Hofstra.  The Huskies shot an exceptional 46% and limited the Pride, a very strong offensive team, to a poor 28% from the floor. Another terrific performance from
  • Bill Coen ties all-time CAA wins record, Sakota shines as Huskies defeat Towson
    BOSTON — In a game that started as a rock fight but eventually opened up offensively, graduate student guard Luka Sakota scored a team-high 18 points to lead Northeastern over Towson 67-59 Saturday afternoon at Matthews Arena.  The win is head coach Bill Coen’s 183rd victory against CAA competition, tying the league record set by
  • Huskies get the edge after a nail-biter win against Hofstra
    BOSTON — The Huskies entered tonight’s game on a three-game losing streak, with back-to-back losses against CAA conference opponents. On the other hand, the Hofstra Pride were coming off a huge victory against Delaware, positioning them in the middle tier of the conference.  Northeastern has struggled to find quality looks; in back-to-back games the Huskies
  • Despite Erdogan’s 32 point masterpiece, Huskies drop sixth-straight in defeat to Delaware
    BOSTON – It was a rough night for the Huskies at the Cabot Center, as Northeastern’s CAA opener against Delaware resulted in a frustrating 86-73 defeat. Despite an efficient team 43.9% shooting performance from the floor and a career night from guard Derin Erdogan, Northeastern ultimately lost grasp of the game due to rebound difficulties
  • Tough shooting night dooms Huskies in CAA opener against Stony Brook
    BOSTON — It was a tough beginning to the new year at Matthews Arena for Northeastern, as the Huskies struggled offensively against a very talented Stony Brook team in the first game of CAA conference play. The Huskies shot just 33% from the floor, including a rough 22% from beyond the arc, and as a
  • Big second-half comeback lifts Huskies over Central Connecticut
    NEW BRITAIN, CT — Bill Coen could sense the game slipping from Northeastern’s grasp.  A wide-open three by Central Connecticut’s Jordan Jones extended the Blue Devils’ lead to 51-40 early in the second half, punctuating a devastating 21-2 scoring run. With the Detrick Gymnasium crowd on its feet, Coen called timeout and subbed back in
  • Huskies’ slump continues in blowout loss to Holy Cross
    It was a tough day at the office on Sunday for the injury-depleted Huskies, whose lack of roster depth was their downfall against a balanced Holy Cross opponent.  The Crusaders’ offensive spark in the second quarter developed into a full-blown blaze of scoring in the second half, and Northeastern just couldn’t handle the heat, falling
  • PHOTO GALLERY: Huskies keep it close against UVA
    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va — Jacob Oshinsky, WRBB photographer, had the chance to travel down to John Paul Jones Arena for Northeastern versus Virginia men’s basketball. What follows are some of the sights from the Cavaliers 56-54 victory over the Huskies. Northeastern led by as much as 13 in the game, before the Cavaliers (ranked No. 22/21
  • Big nights from Doherty, Troutman not enough as Huskies suffer close loss to Vermont
    Northeastern entered Wednesday’s clash with Vermont coming off their most dominating win of the season, an 81-63 rout of Old Dominion on Saturday. Meanwhile, the Catamounts won a nailbiter that same day, scoring six points in the last three seconds of their 66-65 win over Yale. Both teams were hunting to remain in the win
  • Northeastern makes record 40 free throws, ODU coach ejected in wild Huskies victory
    BOSTON — In one of the more bizarre Northeastern basketball games in recent memory, the Huskies attempted 51 foul shots and knocked down 40 of them, both program records, as they defeated Old Dominion 81-68 following Monarchs head coach Jeff Jones’ ejection from the contest for protesting the free-throw disparity. The surreal scene came just
  • Northeastern falls short to undefeated Princeton in Saturday showdown
    PRINCETON, N.J. – The clash between Northeastern and Princeton unfolded with intense energy in the first half, leaving fans with a game that was unexpected based on what it showed on paper. Princeton came into this contest with a 5-0 record, taking down Power-5 opponent Rutgers earlier this season. But how soon can last year’s
  • Vizza’s hot shooting, streaky offense propel Huskies to victory over Wagner
    BOSTON — The Northeastern Huskies opened up the rubber match of their short two-game homestand against the Wagner Seahawks, hoping to come away with a win going into Thanksgiving. They did just that with a big 63-46 to victory, though things didn’t go as smoothly as the final score may suggest. The Huskies came into
  • Huskies outlast Merrimack, fight through injuries in defensive battle
    BOSTON — It was easy to lose track of how many times bodies crashed to the hardwood Thursday night at the Cabot Center, as Northeastern endured a physical, scrappy game against Merrimack, prevailing by a final score of 58-47. The Huskies were banged up to begin with, specifically senior guard Derin Erdogan, who has been
  • With five returning sophomores, Huskies look to develop young talent to reclaim program’s past success
    After a thrilling season-opening victory over Boston University that provided the Huskies a ray of optimism for the 2023-24 season, Northeastern’s men’s basketball squad faltered in two straight losses to the La Salle Explorers and Harvard Crimson this past week. The latter of the two, a 24-point beatdown, serves as a dreary yet eye-opening episode
  • ‘We didn’t fire on any cylinders’: Too little, too late for Huskies in blowout loss to Harvard
    CAMBRIDGE — On a chilly night in Cambridge, it wasn’t the weather that was the coldest — it was the Huskies, who couldn’t get anything going on either side of the ball in a 80-56 defeat to Harvard at Lavietes Pavilion. “We didn’t fire on any cylinders, offensively and defensively. We certainly didn’t play hard enough
  • Huskies fall to Eagles in sloppy, turnover-filled battle
    CHESTNUT HILL — The Huskies have been bested for the first time this season.. After a sparkling 2-0 start to the year, with two in-state wins over Stonehill and UMass, their quest for supremacy over the state of Massachusetts was halted Sunday against Boston College, falling 67-58 at Conte Forum.  Northeastern kept the game close
  • Huskies battle Minutewomen, withstand late surge in home-opener victory
    BOSTON — Junior forward Asha Parker had a career-high 18 points, and junior guard Gemima Motema chipped in 16, as Northeastern held off a UMass comeback attempt in the closing minutes to defeat their in-state rival 78-74 in the first game of the season at the Cabot Center. The first quarter of Thursday night’s contest
  • Huskies battle early-season rust, escape Stonehill in Priscilla Edwards-Lloyd’s head coaching debut
    EASTON — It wasn’t always pretty, but Northeastern pulled out a 73-61 win over Stonehill Monday night at Merkert Gymnasium, opening their 2023-24 campaign and Priscilla Edwards-Lloyd’s head coaching career with a victory. Both teams were clearly eager to begin their seasons, as the game started with a frenetic pace up and down the court.
  • Northeastern’s resilience prevails in season-opening victory over BU
    BOSTON — In a thrilling and hard-fought 151st meeting between crosstown rivals, it was a dog fight as  Northeastern clashed with Boston University in a well-attended season opener at Matthews Arena.  Both teams battled it out from the jump. As the clock began to tick, the players wasted no time showcasing their defensive presence. Northeastern’s
  • Northeastern men’s basketball preview: In year two for foundational class, bounceback season is needed
    It has been a rough few years for the Northeastern men’s basketball team. After a period of great success between 2017 and 2021, including two regular season CAA titles and one trip to the NCAA tournament, Northeastern backslid dramatically in 2022, posting a 2-16 record in conference play and marking the clear low point in
  • Priscilla Edwards-Lloyd Q&A: Huskies’ newest coach on her basketball journey, climbing coaching ranks, and program vision
    After 13 years as an assistant coach across four Division 1 basketball programs, and two years after she first applied for the Northeastern job, Priscilla Edward-Lloyd finally landed her first-ever head coaching role with the Huskies this offseason. Edwards-Lloyd scored over 800 points over four years playing at St. Bonaventure, where she graduated in 2008.
  • Northeastern women’s basketball preview: With key returnees and new staff, expectations remain high
    The news in April that former Northeastern women’s basketball head coach Bridgette Mitchell would be leaving to take on the same role at Fordham might have been surprising — only because it seemed a year or two earlier than expected. Mitchell’s two-year tenure with the Huskies solidified her as a rising star in the coaching
  • Bridgette Mitchell leaving Northeastern after two seasons; national search underway
    After two seasons as Northeastern women’s basketball coach, Bridgette Mitchell is departing for the same role at Fordham, Northeastern announced in a press release Friday. Mitchell arrived at Northeastern in 2021 without head coaching experience, and inherited a long-struggling program with two winning conference records over the previous 20 years. After being picked to finish
  • Hawks execute the perfect game plan to top Huskies in CAA semi final
    TOWSON, MD. – Nobody played No. 3 Northeastern tougher in the regular season than No. 7 Monmouth. The Huskies and Hawks split their first-ever regular season series as CAA opponents, with each team taking their respective victory at home. The third meeting of the two programs came Saturday night in SECU Arena, with Monmouth earning
  • Northeastern outlasts Stony Brook to advance to CAA semifinal
    TOWSON, Md. — No. 3 Northeastern entered the third quarter of their quarterfinal matchup against No. 6 Stony Brook faintly holding onto a two-point lead.  Just over three minutes later though, the Huskies grabbed a 13-point lead and never looked back, topping an exhausted Seawolves squad 85-68. “Honestly, I think we ran out of gas,”
  • Blue Hens knock Huskies from CAA tournament in overtime thriller
    WASHINGTON, D.C. — For the second year in a row Northeastern found themselves in overtime in their opening game of the CAA tournament.  After knocking off the William & Mary Tribe in overtime in last year’s tournament, the Huskies fell short in this season’s postseason opener.  Following 45 minutes of grueling play, Northeastern watched a
  • Seniors Braxton and Boruta shine in Huskies’ Senior Day rout of Hampton
    BOSTON — Northeastern earned a convincing victory over Hampton on Sunday, with a final score of 79-46. The blowout victory featured standout guard performances from Senior Day honorees JaMiya Braxton and Anna Boruta. In their previous matchup this season, Northeastern beat Hampton 72-67 in a tightly contested game. Now riding the waves of their five-game
  • Huskies use 22-0 third-quarter run to stun Delaware, extend winning streak to five
    BOSTON — As Northeastern trailed by 14 points early in the third quarter Friday night, it appeared as if their run of four-straight victories was coming to an end on their home floor. Instead, the Huskies rattled off 22 unanswered points in an astounding turn of events, and held the lead for the rest of
  • Telfort shines as Huskies rout William & Mary on Senior Day
    BOSTON — On an emotional day honoring two players whose time with Northeastern is coming to an end, the Huskies provided what could be a glimpse of the future in a comfortable 69-57 win over William & Mary. Prior to the game, redshirt senior forward Chris Doherty and junior forward Coleman Stucke were honored as
  • Huskies snap losing streak, coast to much-needed victory over Monmouth
    BOSTON — Coming off of a seven-game losing streak capped by Monday’s 36-point defeat against Charleston, Northeastern picked up a badly-needed win on their home floor over Monmouth by a final score of 77-62. After getting off to a 1-20 start on the season, the Hawks came into Thursday night’s game having won five of
  • Raining from downtown: accurate Huskies defeat Hampton on the road
    Despite turnover struggles, Northeastern emerged victorious over Hampton 72-67 in Sunday afternoon’s road matchup. Aggressive full-court pressing and lights-out shooting from behind the arc were on full display as the Huskies managed to hang on in a cagey fourth quarter, grabbing their second victory in a row. Heading into the game, Northeastern’s 6-5 conference record
  • Huskies secure comeback in first CAA meeting with Stony Brook
    BOSTON — Northeastern played Stony Brook in a hard fought game Thursday night. They got off to a slow start, but junior guard Derin Erdogan’s 19 points and senior guard Jaelyn Batts’ 16 rebounds were too much for the CAA newcomer Stony Brook, as the Seawolves fell in Cabot Center 68-63. In the first quarter,
  • Huskies show some fight early on, but CAA-leading Hofstra pulls away for blowout win
    BOSTON — Northeastern played Hofstra evenly through much of the first half Wednesday night, taking advantage of an uncharacteristically poor start from star guard Aaron Estrada, but the Pride ultimately found their form and pulled out a comfortable 72-53 victory. The Huskies got off to a slow start on offense, missing their first three field
  • Huskies rally back but blow lead late in crushing loss to Elon
    BOSTON — What looked like a much-needed end to their three-game losing streak turned into another heartbreaking loss for Northeastern on Saturday afternoon. The Huskies appeared to have overcome a 14-point second half deficit when they were up four with just 21 seconds left and freshman guard Rashad King heading to the free-throw line. But
  • Keishana Washington, Dragons extend winning streak over Huskies to 17 games
    BOSTON — Keishana Washington showed why she’s one of the best players in the country Friday night inside the Cabot Center. The graduate student guard from Drexel poured in bucket after bucket, tallying 29 points on 20 shots in her team’s 67-56 victory over the Huskies.  While Washington started off slow, missing her first two
  • Motema’s huge day powers Huskies over Monmouth for CAA opener revenge
    BOSTON — The Cabot Center was rocking on Saturday, as Northeastern took on Monmouth in a highly-anticipated rematch from late December’s CAA opener. Though Monmouth got the better of the Huskies in their first meeting, this time around the Huskies put on a thrilling performance and came away with a 75-70 victory in a nail-biting
  • Career day for Stucke not enough as Huskies fall to Delaware
    Close but no cigar is a phrase Northeastern is getting pretty tired of.  After a miracle finish in the Huskies first meeting with Delaware earlier this season at Matthews Arena gave Northeastern a one point victory, they appeared to be on the verge of a similar comeback win this time around in Newark. But it
  • Huskies can’t climb out of early hole as Towson explodes from three-point range
    BOSTON — Northeastern nearly completed a remarkable comeback from a 17-point deficit, but Towson’s hot three-point shooting proved to be the difference as the Tigers handed the Huskies their first home loss of CAA play, by a final score of 73-67. Six different Towson players connected from deep in the first half, as the Tigers
  • Three-point clinic: Ruthlessly efficient Huskies defeat Hofstra on the road
    Although Northeastern got off to a shaky start in Sunday afternoon’s matchup with Hofstra, they hit their stride come the second quarter of play. The Huskies’ shooters were firing on all cylinders as they ran away with a 68-48 win over the Pride, marking their second consecutive victory. Coming into the game, the two teams
  • Huskies steamrolled as No. 18 Cougars extend win streak to 20
    BOSTON — It just wasn’t Northeastern’s afternoon.  The Huskies hung with the No.18 Charleston Cougars for about 13 minutes and trailed by just one possession with seven minutes remaining in the first half. However, poor shooting across the board for Northeastern prevented them from continuing to race the powerful Charleston offense. By halftime, the deficit
  • Troutman, Telfort tear up Seawolves in big win
    In the massive mire of mid-major men’s basketball, matchups between middle-of-the-pack teams come to define seasons. On Thursday, two teams squarely in the middle of the CAA, Northeastern and Stony Brook, found themselves in a head-to-head matchup with each team sharing similar conference records thus far: The Huskies arrived on Long Island with a 3-3
  • Telfort completes 16-point comeback, Huskies stun Delaware in CAA thriller
    BOSTON — It was starting to feel like déjà vu for Northeastern on Monday night. Two days after falling into a double-digit deficit midway through the first half against Drexel, the Huskies again found themselves in an early hole on Monday, this time trailing by as many as 16 points to a Delaware team that
  • Huskies fall behind early, can’t climb out of hole in loss to Drexel
    BOSTON — There were very few moments of excitement for Northeastern in their 76-55 loss to Drexel at historic Matthews Arena on Saturday afternoon.  The 21-point loss is the Huskies’ second-worst home loss since 2011, with the worst one coming last season to Hofstra, when the Pride earned a 72-50 victory in Boston. The Huskies
  • Huskies’ full-court press, offensive prowess on display in statement victory over UNCW
    UNC Wilmington won the opening tip against Northeastern, but that was just about the only thing that went right for the Seahawks on Sunday.  The Huskies exploded in their best offensive showing of the season, cruising to a 92-51 rout on their home floor. Seldom will you find a team more fundamentally sound than this 2022-23
  • Huskies’ cruise to victory over CAA newcomer Hampton
    Northeastern took on the Hampton Pirates on Saturday at the HU Convocation Center in Hampton, Virginia, in the teams’ first-ever meeting as CAA foes. Hampton is among the CAA’s weakest teams this season, The Huskies were able to come away with a 79-63 victory thanks to a strong offensive showing. Junior guard Jahmyl Telfort led
  • Turnover trouble: Inefficient Huskies fall to William & Mary on the road
    Northeastern surged back from large deficits multiple times, but in the end could not find the consistency they needed. The Huskies wound up on the wrong end of a 69-66 defeat against William & Mary on Thursday night. The two squads had similar records, with William & Mary coming in at 5-9 and Northeastern at
  • Huskies apply pressure, squeeze out easy points in win over William & Mary
    BOSTON — When you have carbon and put pressure on it, diamonds are formed. In basketball, when you have a team that doesn’t play well fast and you put pressure on it, you get turnovers and easy buckets. That’s exactly what the Northeastern Huskies did in their 71-57 win over the William & Mary Tribe
  • Heart attack Huskies more like heartbreak Huskies with narrow loss to Stony Brook
    BOSTON — Last week the Northeastern Huskies were dubbed the “Heart Attack Huskies” after holding on for a three-point win over NC A&T. This week they’re certainly the “Heartbreak Huskies” following their 65-61 loss to Stony Brook on Saturday afternoon in Matthews Arena. Right when you thought they’d tie it up, the Huskies just couldn’t
  • Five things Northeastern must do to win the CAA
    It hasn’t been the smoothest ride through nonconference play, but Northeastern (4-7) is still afloat after a brutal stretch in which they only conjured up one double-digit win — a 66-46 victory over Georgia State. The Huskies just flat out haven’t put together a complete 40 minutes of play in any of their games so
  • Heart-attack Huskies secure impressive win over Davidson in final minute 
    Northeastern has a new signature win.  The Huskies, who have had five of their 11 games decided by three points or less, came out on the positive side of a nail-biter on Wednesday, pulling out a 73-70 victory down in North Carolina.  After an uninspiring loss to UIC on Sunday, it appeared Northeastern would head
  • Balanced attack leads Huskies to double-digit win over Stonehill
    In the final game of their nonconference slate, boosted by the additions of three players recently cleared for game action, Northeastern used an all-around effort to pull away from in-state opponent Stonehill for a 75-64 victory. The Huskies got three players back on the court Tuesday night. Graduate student guard JaMiya Braxton made her first
  • Huskies outlast Holy Cross in a defensive nailbiter, win 59-58
    Coming off a surprising and dominating win against Georgia State Dec. 2, Northeastern looked to continue rolling against Holy Cross in a matchup the Huskies were heavily favored to win. Despite taking the loss, the Crusaders battled hard, falling in a 59-58 thriller. Northeastern came out of the gates flat, failing to score on four
  • Hot shooting night powers Huskies to big victory over Harvard
    Northeastern may have been playing Harvard on Monday night, but it was the Huskies who were red hot in the 73-64 win over the Crimson. From start to finish, Northeastern essentially couldn’t miss, shooting 64.4% from the field in the game, including 67% in the first and third quarters.  On the other side, Harvard shot
  • Northeastern returns to win column with convincing victory over Georgia State
    BOSTON — After losing yet another game to Georgia Tech, the Huskies were desperate to get back in the win column. Back in Matthews Arena after a four-game road trip, Northeastern faced Georgia State, a Sun Belt team that had gone 5-3 entering Sunday’s game. The Huskies got off to an early nine-point run and
  • Repeated comeback attempts come short as Holy Cross spoils the Huskies’ homecoming
    BOSTON — The Northeastern Huskies returned to the Cabot Center for the first time this season on Saturday as they took on another in-state rival in Holy Cross, after a Tuesday victory against Merrimack. The Huskies offense started the same as it did earlier earlier this week, with junior guard Derin Erdogan aggressively leading the
  • Northeastern struggles against another high-major foe, falls to Georgia Tech in rout
    Friday was another night of missed shots and disappointment for the Northeastern Huskies.  After Northeastern made some positive strides at the London Basketball Classic over Thanksgiving break, grabbing their first win of the year against Manhattan and nearly earning another one against an impressive Princeton squad, the Huskies flew to Georgia for their final game
  • Huskies bounce back against Merrimack, defeat Warriors in first ever meeting
    NORTH ANDOVER — Wednesday night’s showdown between Merrimack and Northeastern, the first ever game between these in-state foes, was all about the Huskies. The visitors dominated both sides of the court, cruising to a 75-47 victory to snap a three-game skid. Two keys to the game for the Huskies were limiting turnovers and finding perimeter
  • Thin margins, thrilling finish highlight first annual London Classic, Huskies nab second place
    Northeastern found themselves away from home for the tail end of Thanksgiving break, as the team participated in the inaugural London Basketball Classic, a four-team collegiate tournament taking place at the Copper Box Arena in London. Alongside the Huskies, Army, Manhattan College, and Princeton University all made the trek to bring college basketball across the
  • Huskies come up short in close battle with Black Bears
    Story by Mike Puzzanghera and Peyton Doyle ORONO, Maine — Down two with under 30 seconds to go, the Northeastern Huskies got two good looks on the offensive end — one that would’ve tied, one that would’ve put them ahead, and both from star point guard Derin Erdogan. Neither one dropped, and the Huskies lost
  • Poor shooting and interior struggles down Huskies against Orange
    SYRACUSE, N.Y. — In the ninth-ever contest between the Northeastern men’s basketball team and Syracuse, it initially appeared as if the Huskies could down the Orange for the first time ever. In the end, however, Jim Boeheim’s squad outmatched the Huskies pups 76-48 who were undermanned coming into the matchup and were mightily outshot in
  • Northeastern bests UNH 63-51 in Durham for second win of season
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