• 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
    DURHAM, N.H. — After a hard-fought loss at home against Boston College, Northeastern looked to right the ship against a shorthanded New Hampshire. Despite the cold day, the Huskies rolled into Durham on fire from a distance and held off a second-half UNH surge en route to a 63-51 win. The Huskies started off the
  • Huskies falter in close game with Harvard, tally third loss of season
    BOSTON — In a game that left the home crowd with their heads in their hands, Harvard stepped up when it counted and left Matthews Arena with one more tally in the win column as Northeastern fell in their home opener, 70-69, continuing their winless season start.  Though Wednesday’s result was close, the Huskies have
  • Huskies failures on the glass haunt them in loss to BC
    Story by Peyton Doyle and Mike Puzzanghera BOSTON — For the second time in the first three games of the season, a Northeastern women’s basketball game was decided in the closing seconds. In the opener, the Huskies defended a one-point lead to prevail over the Terriers, and in Northeastern’s third matchup, Boston College halted the
  • Huskies surprise in the first half, but Friars run away late for victory
    PROVIDENCE, RI — Northeastern knew what they were getting into when they traveled to Providence to face the reigning Big East regular season champions.  Despite losing all five starters in the offseason, the Friars were picked to finish in the upper half of the Big East this year in the conference’s preseason coaches’ poll. Head
  • Northeastern falls handily to UConn for first loss of the season 
    Storrs, Conn. — For the first time in 13 years, Northeastern women’s basketball went down to Storrs, Connecticut to face off with Geno Auriemma’s Huskies. Playing against the No. 6 team in the country, Northeastern did their best to compete with UConn, but couldn’t take home an upset win. At the end of the night,
  • BU’s Walter Whyte leads the way as Terriers hand Huskies opening night loss
    ALLSTON, Mass. — In the 150th matchup between the Northeastern men’s basketball team and the Boston University Terriers, BU won 72-63, tying up the all-time series at 75 wins a piece. The Terriers were fueled by graduate Guard Walter Whyte who starred in his season debut. Whyte scorched the Huskies for a career high 27
  • Erdogan stars as Huskies take down Terriers in season opener
    BOSTON — Down the stretch of a neck-and-neck battle against crosstown rival Boston University in Monday night’s season opener, Northeastern turned to their new star — junior point guard Derin Erdogan. The Arizona transfer scored the Huskies’ last seven points, including two late free throws, to give the Huskies a dramatic 66-65 win at Case
  • CAA men’s basketball preview: Transfers, four new teams make for plenty of unpredictability
    Speaking at the CAA Media Day in October, Hampton head coach Edward Joyner summed up how he’s approaching this season as the leader of a program in its third league in five years: “In essence, we’re playing 31 nonconference games again.” The same could be said for NC A&T, changing conferences for the third time
  • CAA women’s basketball preview: Roster shakeups open the field
    Story by Peyton Doyle and Mike Puzzanghera Last season, the Blue Hens captured the CAA Championship but like many of their conference opponents are facing extreme roster turnover coming into this year. Their opponent in last year’s title game, the Dragons, may be best poised to make a return to the finals as they bring
  • Women’s basketball preview: Transfer activity gives Huskies a new-look squad
    When the Northeastern women’s basketball team takes the floor for the first time in the new season, the squad will hardly look like the one from the Huskies’ season-ending loss to Towson in the CAA tournament.  Ahead of her second season with the Huskies, head coach Bridgette Mitchell navigated an offseason defined by new transfer
  • MBB season preview: After last-place finish, Bill Coen’s quick rebuild has Huskies primed for a bounceback 
    Last season could not have gone much worse for the Huskies.   Just one year removed from a CAA regular season title, Bill Coen scored big in the transfer portal ahead of the 2021-22 year, bringing in tall sharpshooter Nikola Djogo from Notre Dame, dynamic guard Tyreek Scott-Grayson from Alabama at Birmington, all-around wing Joe
  • ‘Get back to the Northeastern basketball standard’: In his senior season, Chris Doherty is ready to right the ship for the Huskies
    While many of his mid-major counterparts looked to capitalize on their 2022 success by transferring up this offseason, redshirt senior Chris Doherty elected to stay with Northeastern men’s basketball team after finishing last season as the squad’s second-leading scorer, in addition to leading the team in rebounds, blocks, and field goal percentage.  After his monster
  • In the new era of college basketball, Northeastern’s Bridgette Mitchell and Bill Coen take different approaches to retooling roster
    This offseason, Northeastern’s two head basketball coaches were faced with an all-too-familiar challenge for modern college basketball programs: heavy roster turnover. Women’s head coach Bridgette Mitchell was looking to replace eight players from last season’s squad, while men’s head coach Bill Coen lost seven. But despite a similar dilemma, each took very different approaches to
  • Takeaways from the new-look Huskies’ trip to the Great White North
    Over the weekend, the Northeastern men’s basketball team gave the first glimpse of their revamped roster. The Huskies took a trip to Canada for a three-game exhibition gauntlet against the Concordia Stingers on Friday, the reigning Canadian collegiate national champion Carleton Ravens on Saturday, and the Ottawa Gee-Gees on Sunday.  Northeastern emerged victorious in all
  • Tigers Come Back to End Huskies Season 
    Story by Peyton Doyle PHILADELPHIA — For the first three quarters the Northeastern Huskies looked like they were going to advance to the semifinals of the CAA women’s basketball tournament and play the Delaware Blue Hens. The Huskies however, were unable to keep up as time ran out with a talented Towson Tigers team that
  • CAA Tournament Preview: Loaded Women’s Basketball Field Unpacked
    By Mike Puzzanghera After a long but full season of CAA women’s basketball, the conference tournament tips off Thursday night from the Daskalakis Athletic Center in Philadelphia. With plenty of contenders and star players strewn throughout the bracket, here’s a look at each team competing for an NCAA Tournament bid this weekend. Drexel The top
  • Three more Huskies leave Bill Coen’s pack
    Jason Strong’s first day on a collegiate basketball court was Nov. 11, 2017. The lanky forward for the Huskies stood at 6’8” and weighed just 195 pounds when he first checked into the game against Wentworth and stepped onto the hardwood floor panels in Matthews Arena. The 18-year-old from Coconut Creek, Florida played 14 minutes
  • Huskies Season Ended in a Nail Biter by the Tigers
    Story by Peyton Doyle Photos by Sarah Olender WASHINGTON DC – For 38 minutes of play it appeared that the tournament magic for the Northeastern Huskies would live on, as they were down by just a single point to the Towson Tigers, the top seeded team in the conference, in their 2nd round CAA tournament
  • William & Mary is no Match for Massachusetts’ Finest in Overtime
    Story by Peyton Doyle Chris. Doherty. The Marlborough Masher. The Incredible Hulk. The Fair-haired Goliath. The Red Raider. The Beast from the East. The Bearded Behemoth. The man that some may say is better than current NBA MVP favorite Joel Embiid. However you know him by, he put on the best performance of his entire
  • Northeastern Delivers in the Paint, Taking Down UNCW 63-48
    Story by Alexis Spring In the penultimate game of the regular season, the Northeastern Huskies (14-13) ventured to Wilmington to face the UNCW Seahawks (3-24) in a Thursday night conference battle.  All was not easy, as the Seahawks came to play, especially guard Sierra DaCosta and forward Micah Hoggatt. Coming off of an explosive play
  • Northeastern Men’s Basketball Season in Review and CAA Tournament Preview: Do the Huskies Have a Miracle in Them?
    By Justin Diament It has been a season of trials and tribulations for the Northeastern Huskies men’s basketball team. After playing their way to a horrifying 2-16 record in conference play – by far the worst in the Coen era – their postseason prospects look grim.  The season began full of promise. Northeastern was voted
  • Claudia Soriano has won our hearts and she will win CAA Rookie of the Year
    By Peyton Doyle I once had a Spanish teacher tell me that “poetry is what is lost in translation.” He believed that the beauty of words and ideas could not be truly translated across different languages. If there is one thing that I have learned this past season covering the Northeastern women’s basketball team, it
  • Huskies Step Up, but Fall Just Short After Currence Goes Down
    Story by Jordan Walsh BOSTON — After their star guard suffered an injury less than six minutes into the game, the Northeastern Huskies (13-13, 7-9 CAA) used their depth to battle through adversity, but fell to the Towson Tigers (22-5, 13-3 CAA) Sunday afternoon by a score of 57-56. In an awkward play in the
  • Huskies Falter on Senior Day, Shift Focus to CAA Tournament 
    Story by Jordan Walsh BOSTON — In the final game at Matthews Arena for three players, the Northeastern Huskies men’s basketball team (8-21) could not end the regular season with a win, as they fell to the Elon Phoenix (10-21) by a score of 67-54. Forward Jason Strong and guard Shaquille Walters, both redshirt seniors,
  • Dukes can’t handle Huskies, leave CAA in shame
    Story by Peyton Doyle and Mike Puzzanghera Photos by Sarah Olender and Matthew Chu BOSTON – Throughout James Madison’s run in the CAA, it felt like they always had Northeastern’s number. And they really did — before this season, Northeastern was 2-28 against the Dukes, including just one win on their home floor in 2012.
  • A Defensive Masterclass: Northeastern Holds William & Mary to Worst Scoring Performance By Any Division I Team Since 2019
    Story by Justin Diament  On Nov. 27, 2019, the defending national champion Virginia Cavaliers held Maine Black Bears men’s basketball team to 26 points. That’s how far back you have to go to find a worse offensive showing than the William & Mary Tribe put up today. The Tribe posted a mere 28 points as
  • Bolden Brace is back at Northeastern — but not as a player
    Story by Hugh McGuire BOSTON — If you have watched any Northeastern men’s basketball games, you may have noticed a familiar face on the bench. Bolden Brace, who starred on the Huskies from 2016 to 2020, is back on the team.  This time though, instead of draining threes, he is helping the Huskies in another
  • Huskies Can’t Keep Up with Hot-Handed Cougars
    Story by Eamonn Ryan BOSTON — The Northeastern men’s basketball team (7-20, 1-15 CAA) suffered yet another loss on Tuesday night, this time to the visiting College of Charleston Cougars (15-12, 7-8 CAA) by a score of 83-72 in Historic Matthews Arena. For about 30 minutes of the contest, the Huskies kept it close, keeping
  • Huskies Drop Fifth Straight, Currence Hits 1K
    Story by Rae Deer ELON, NC– The Northeastern women’s basketball team has been plagued with quite the unlucky streak. Since their devastating 56-43 loss to Hofstra on February 6th, the team has had their work cut out for them and have been unable to garner a win, dropping their fifth straight to Elon on Sunday
  • Huskies Choke Under Pressure, Reach New Low in Last-Second Loss to Hofstra
    By Jordan Walsh HEMPSTEAD, NY — In a season that has featured plenty of tough defeats for the Northeastern Huskies (7-19), Saturday afternoon’s contest on Long Island might just sting the worst of all. The Huskies held an 11 point lead over the Hofstra Pride (19-9) more than halfway through the second half, and an
  • Huskies Go Cold From the Field as Dragons Dominate
    Story by Jordan Walsh Photos by Kayla Shiao BOSTON — Hours before the Super Bowl, the Northeastern women’s basketball team (12-10) struggled with a different kind of two-point conversion as they fell to the Drexel Dragons (19-3) Sunday afternoon at the Cabot Center by a score of 61-46. The Huskies shot better from beyond the
  • Difficult First Half Proves to be Insurmountable as Huskies Lose Yet Another CAA Matchup
    Story by Daisy Roberts     The Huskies made the trip to Philadelphia to try and slay the Drexel Dragons but unfortunately were slain themselves. After a regrettable first half, Northeastern was down 36-16 to the home team and was unable to make a comeback, losing with a final score of 67-51. Once again, Northeastern’s scoring
  • Valiant Effort Not Enough as Huskies Lose Thriller to CAA-Best Delaware
    Story by Jordan Walsh Photos by Kayla Shiao BOSTON – It won’t show in the standings, but the Northeastern Huskies (12-9) gave the conference-leading Delaware Fightin’ Blue Hens (17-5) all they could handle Friday night at the Cabot Center. The Blue Hens came into the contest on a six-game win streak and boasted a 10-1 record
  • Worst Offensive Performance of CAA Play This Season Dooms Huskies Against Hofstra
    By Jordan Walsh HEMPSTEAD, NY — Coming off of their first conference road win of the season, the Northeastern Huskies (12-8) floundered on the offensive end as they fell to the Hofstra Pride (5-12) by a final score of 56-43. The Huskies tied their season low in points (also netting 43 against Harvard in December)
  • Northeastern Defeats Towson, Claiming Their First Conference Victory of the Season
    Story by Daisy Roberts Photos by Sarah Olender BOSTON – It’s been a long season for the Northeastern Huskies. Over the past 61 days, the team had not won a single game. They were 0-11 in conference play, by far the worst in the CAA.  Until today. The Huskies managed to squeak out their first
  • Dukes Down Huskies in Last Ever CAA Matchup
    By Peyton Doyle BOSTON – In one of their closest CAA matchups of the year and their last ever CAA game against JMU (13-7, 4-5 CAA), Northeastern University’s men’s basketball team (6-16, 0-11) proceeded to yet again break the spirit of their fans.   The Huskies entered Thursday night’s game with a great opportunity to break their
  • Northeastern Tops James Madison in First Road Conference Win
    By Catherine Morrison HARRISONBURG, VA – Sunday’s afternoon tilt started with an almost immediate layup by Kendell Currence to get the early lead for Northeastern. But despite the fast start, the Huskies and the Dukes struggled to get anything going offensively, with the next point coming in at six minutes when a foul was called
  • Huskies Retain Fourth-Longest Losing Streak in the Nation with Defeat by College of Charleston
    By Rae Deer CHARLESTON, SC — Will the Northeastern men’s basketball team win a conference game this season? One would like the answer to be yes, but unfortunately we haven’t gotten there quite yet. Saturday afternoon, the Huskies (6-14) stayed on the road to face College of Charleston and fell to the Cougars at TD
  • Déjà Vu and Double-digit Despair: Turnovers Plague Huskies Against UNCW, Again
    By Jordan Walsh WILMINGTON, NC – Punxsutawney Phil won’t emerge from his burrow until Wednesday, but it certainly felt like Groundhog Day for the Northeastern Huskies (6-14) Thursday night, as they lost to the UNCW Seahawks (13-5) for the second time in four days. Just as in Monday’s game, miscues on the offensive end in
  • Dogs over Cats: Huskies confound Cougars, roll to third-straight CAA win
    Story by Mike Puzzanghera and Peyton Doyle Photos by Kayla Shiao BOSTON – Northeastern ended the first quarter with an Asha Parker lay-up. It seemed innocuous at first — a solid second-chance shot after an offensive rebound just before the buzzer to give the Huskies a five-point lead over Charleston after one quarter of play. But
  • ‘Just Get Better’: Husky Heartbreak Continues as Losing Streak Reaches Nine
    By Jordan Walsh A performance that Northeastern head coach Bill Coen called “one of our best efforts of the season” was not enough to snap the men’s basketball team’s six-week losing skid. The Huskies (6-13) played in front of spectators at Matthews Arena for the first time since Dec. 12, 2021, but the sparse crowd
  • Huskies Trample Tribe 67-57, Improve to 4-2 in CAA
    By Mike Puzzanghera The starting quintet of Kendall Currence, Claudia Soriano, Katie May, Gemima Motema, and Emily Calabrese combined to score 60 of Northeastern’s 67 points Sunday afternoon, as the Huskies rolled to a 67-57 win over William & Mary at the Cabot Center. It was a consistent, potent offense from the Huskies (10-6, 4-2
  • Slump Continues as Huskies Suffer Yet Another Embarrassing Defeat
    Story by Daisy Roberts Photos by Sarah Olender BOSTON – The Northeastern men’s basketball team is having a pretty lackluster start to the new year. Entering today’s game on a seven-game losing streak, including 0-6 in conference play, as of late, there haven’t been too many positives for the Huskies. And as much as it
  • Huskies Move Back To The Win Column With Takedown of Elon
    Story by Matty Wasserman Photos by Sarah Olender BOSTON – After back-to-back road losses against Drexel University and the University of Delaware, the Huskies returned to their winning ways at the Cabot Center on Friday, defeating the Elon Phoenix 68-52.  Northeastern’s leading scorer Kendall Currence stole the show with 20 points, shooting an efficient 9-14
  • Huskies Knocked Down by Blue Hens in Overtime
    Story by Peyton Doyle The Northeastern University Huskies entered their Monday night matchup against the Delaware Blue Hens with a menacing storm cloud looming overhead. The Huskies were on a six game losing streak, something they had not suffered since the 2015-16 season when they lost six conference games in a row.  Their Monday night
  • Huskies Can’t Stop Dickey, Blue Hens, in Fourth-Quarter Surge, Fall to .500 in CAA Play
    By Mike Puzzanghera Stopping Delaware’s Jasmine Dickey has proven to be a near impossible task for all challengers this season. The nation’s third-leading scorer is a threat from anywhere, and Northeastern certainly felt that Sunday, as Dickey lit up the Huskies with 31 points and 10 rebounds. A huge fourth quarter allowed Delaware to put
  • Huskies In a Downward Spiral, Drop to 0-5 in CAA Play
    By Justin Diament A season that began with great expectations for the Northeastern men’s basketball team has become nothing short of a nightmare. The Huskies, already sitting last in the conference at 0-4 in CAA play, returned to their home floor for their first conference game at Matthews Arena since 2020 and gave onlookers little
  • Huskies Drained and Defeated by the Drexel Dragons
    Story by Rae Deer After a 2-0 start to conference play, the Northeastern women’s basketball team has finally met their match. A strong second half push after a sluggish start was not enough to save the Huskies from falling to reigning CAA champions, Drexel University, 63-50 on Friday night.  Drexel played up and down the
  • Please Help the Huskies: A CAA Catastrophe
    By Rae Deer There were high expectations set for the Northeastern men’s basketball team. After going 9-3 in conference play last year and being projected second in this season’s CAA preseason poll, they were regarded as one of the top teams to beat. This also meant that their start to conference play would be essential
  • Northeastern Rolls Past Shorthanded Hofstra For Second Conference Win
    Story by Catherine Morrison Photo by Sarah Olender In their second conference game, the Northeastern women’s basketball team looked to make a statement: that their first conference game wasn’t a fluke and that they weren’t deserving of being ranked dead last in the preseason CAA polls.  Rookie standout Claudia Soriano, however, was not able to
  • Rusty Huskies Defeat UNCW 77-67 in First CAA Conference Game
    Story and Photo by Sarah Olender After an 18-day hiatus from gameplay, the Northeastern women’s basketball team was back in action. At long last, CAA play kicked off for the Huskies with a 77-67 victory over UNCW at home in the Cabot Center. Both teams came in a little rusty because both were coming back
  • Crimson Cruise: Huskies crushed at home by Harvard
    By Mike Puzzanghera It started and ended slow for Northeastern women’s basketball on Sunday. In their first game in 12 days, in front of zero fans in the newly-restricted unfamiliar home confines of Matthews Arena, the Huskies couldn’t get shots to fall and struggled mightily to contain Harvard’s potent offense, falling to the Crimson 75-43.
  • Huskies Handed First Loss at Home by Wildcats
    Story by Peyton Doyle Photos by Sarah Olender After starting undefeated in their first four home games, the Northeastern Huskies men’s basketball team (6-5) faced their first true juggernaut of the non-conference slate in Davidson College (7-2). The Wildcats came into this game shooting 42% from 3-point range, fourth best in the nation, and came
  • Huskies Take Down Minutemen
    Story by Adam Doucette Photos by Kayla Shiao It’s been a bit of an up and down season for the Huskies. They have relinquished first half leads and mounted a shocking comeback of their own. Tuesday’s 82-76 victory against the UMass Minutemen was an up and down game in itself and certainly not lacking for
  • Donna Ntambue Reminds Us that She’s Rebounding Royalty
    Story by Rae Deer HARTFORD, CT – Where there’s a rebound there’s a way. That could be seen as the motto for the triumph that the Northeastern women’s basketball team found against the University of Hartford Sunday afternoon. Drawing blood in the early moments of the game, they would proceed to dominate from the floor
  • Northeastern’s Second-Half Heroics Lead to Shocking Victory Over Colgate
    Story by Justin Diament Photo by Ethan Wayne Anything can happen in the second half of a Northeastern Huskies Men’s Basketball game. Northeastern, who had been victimized by three second half comebacks in the early going of the 2021-22 season, finally pulled off one of their own. Down 14 at the half and a staggering
  • Huskies are Top Dogs in the Battle of the Back Bay
    Story by Peyton Doyle Photos by Sarah Olender The Northeastern Huskies continued their undefeated start at home this season in their clash against the Boston University Terriers in the early hours of Wednesday morning.  These crosstown rivals each entered the game with high-powered offenses, but the 11 a.m. tip off might have left their shooting
  • Huskies Conquer Titans to Stay Undefeated at Home
    Story by Peyton Doyle Photos by Kayla Shiao Following two brutal second half collapses in their previous two games against Harvard and Colorado State, the Northeastern University Men’s Basketball team (4-4) put their foot down and said no more. The Huskies were matched up with a titan of a scorer in Antoine Davis, but were
  • Huskies show resilience in comeback win against Central Michigan
    By Jordan Walsh The only previous meeting between the Northeastern Huskies (4-2) and Central Michigan Chippewas (1-3) prior to Friday night was almost exactly two years ago, Nov. 27, 2019. CMU, in a season that would end with a third consecutive NCAA tournament berth, defeated the Huskies that evening by a score of 79-63. Both
  • Currence Controls Current for Cunning Canines in Commanding Cabot Conquest
    Story by Mike Puzzanghera Photos by Kayla Shiao The Northeastern women’s basketball team (3-1) entered their matchup with UMass Lowell (1-3) without two key players but did not let that stop them on their way to a 61-47 victory. Thin at both guard and forward depth, the pressure was piled on to the starters for
  • Freshman Phenom Claudia Soriano Leads Huskies to a Dominant Victory Over the UNH Wildcats
    Story by Peyton Doyle Photos by Mike Puzzanghera First-year Northeastern Huskies (2-1) head coach Bridgette Mitchell could not have asked for a much better game from her women’s basketball team in their home opener against the University of New Hampshire Wildcats (1-2) Wednesday night.  “We had so many students here, we’re so thankful for them.
  • Huskies topple Terries in a historic battle of the Back Bay
    Story by Peyton Doyle Photos by Sarah Olender Game 149 in the all-time series between the Northeastern Huskies (1-2) and the Boston University Terriers (1-2) did not disappoint. The two schools entered tied 74-74 going into this matchup but it was the Huskies who finished on top in this battle of the Back Bay.  The
  • Huskies Stun Georgia State Panthers in First Half, Flounder in the Second
    By Sarah Olender For their second game of the season, ESPN gave Northeastern only a 17% chance of winning against Georgia State, but in the first half, you never would’ve been able to tell that the Huskies were the underdog.  The Huskies were in it for the first few minutes, they were making their shots,
  • Huskies start strong, finish stronger to beat Holy Cross in season opener
    By Mike Puzzanghera Anytime a team opens a season with a 9-0 scoring run, it’s a good sign. To do so under a new head coach and revamped staff on the road is an even more impressive feat. That’s what Northeastern women’s basketball put together in the first quarter at Holy Cross Wednesday night, jumping
  • Northeastern Women’s Basketball Brings in Talented Freshman Class
    By Daisy Roberts The Northeastern Women’s Basketball team lost three of their starting five from last season. Mide Oriyomi made a transfer to Purdue, and Stella Clark and Ayanna Dublin graduated. But the four new members of this year’s team are eager to prove that the departures of last season will not be missed much.
  • Drexel, Delaware top CAA preseason poll for Women’s poll, Northeastern comes in last
    By Catherine Morrison On October 27th, the CAA preseason poll for women’s basketball was released, putting last year’s regular season champions Delaware and last year’s tournament champions Drexel tied at the top and Northeastern last. With a little under two weeks until the season starts, it’s time for the annual roundup of women’s basketball in
  • Women’s Basketball Looks to Flourish in 2021-2022 Season
    By Sarah Olender You could blame COVID, you could blame the inconsistency of the season, you could blame it on a variety of outside variables, but the fact is that the Northeastern women’s basketball team did not play to their full potential in the 2020-2021 season.  The team had the talent and the experience which
  • Shorthanded Huskies Drop Season Opener In Hamilton
    By Justin Diament Hamiton, NY—It was a rough opening night for Northeastern. The new-look Huskies couldn’t get anything going on the offensive end of the floor, scoring a mere 25 points in the first half and eventually falling to the Colgate Raiders 65 to 58.  With two key contributors, transfers Joe Pridgen and Tyreek Scott-Grayson,
  • Meet To Randriasalma, the Lone Freshman of NU Men’s Basketball
    By Hugh McGuire Anyone who has sat down with To Randriasalama knows he is confident in this year’s team. Originally from Montreal, Quebec, the freshman guard stands at 6’3 and possesses a demeanor that is mature beyond his years. Although he is friendly, it is always apparent that he has his sights set on his
  • Men’s Basketball 2021-22 CAA Conference Preview
    By Matty Wasserman Dylan Painter is the star center of the CAA’s consensus preseason top team, the University of Delaware. However, nothing can be taken for granted in one of the country’s most competitive, experienced leagues that will test even its top teams on a nightly basis.  “There’s so much parity in this league,” Painter
  • Northeastern Men’s Basketball Schedule Highlights
    By Adam Doucette Nov. 9, 7 p.m. @ Colgate University: Season opener  2020-2021 Record: 14-2 (11-1), Patriot League Champs The Raiders lost their second game of last season to Army by two points and did not lose again until the NCAA tournament where they were beaten by the No. 3 seed University of Arkansas .
  • Northeastern Men’s Basketball: Last Season Recap and Looking Forward to 2021-2022
    By Justin Diament  The Northeastern Huskies 2020-2021 Men’s Basketball season was a roller coaster of emotions. Northeastern began the year with relatively low expectations, ranked seventh in the CAA’s preseason poll, yet they finished with the best record in conference play and entered the CAA tournament with huge expectations. The Huskies proved themselves to be
  • A Love Letter to Northeastern Men’s Basketball
    By Milton Posner People fall in love with teams for different reasons. Sometimes it happens before you reach the age of awareness. By the time you can talk, you can recite the whole starting lineup, and by that point it’s so ingrained in your DNA that you can’t fathom a “before” time. You can’t fathom
  • Coen Breaks Program Wins Record, Huskies Advance to CAA Semis
    Story by Justin Diament and Milton Posner Photos by Jordan Baron HARRISONBURG, VA — If you were paying attention, you could see the answers coming an hour in advance. After each of his team’s last three wins, plus a CAA press conference a month ago, Northeastern head coach Bill Coen fielded a question about his
  • Men’s Basketball Falls to Tar Heels Despite Walker’s 27
    By Milton Posner CHAPEL HILL, NC — Pandemic seasons, as it turns out, don’t unfold with any semblance of narrative cohesion. Most of the time, it feels like an eight-year-old on a sugar high is trying — and failing — to tell you a story. Your UNCW games got cancelled due to a positive COVID-19
  • Ferocious Felines Fell Huskies
    By Peyton Doyle and Milton Posner TOWSON, MD — The coronation of Bill Coen as the winningest coach in Northeastern basketball history seemed almost inevitable entering Sunday. His team was 8–1 in conference play, with their only loss coming to second-place James Madison. Their opponent, the eighth-place Towson Tigers, had only two conference wins, both
  • Tyson Torches Towson for Career-High 36, Coen Ties Program Wins Record
    By Peyton Doyle and Milton Posner TOWSON, MD — It’s hard to overstate how fun Tyson Walker is to watch. When he’s given command of an offense, and when he’s dialed in, he moves about the court with a palpable ease and confidence. The game’s pace and his own internal clock become inexorably linked, and
  • How Northeastern Men’s Basketball Became CAA Title Favorites
    By Jordan Baron and Milton Posner The Northeastern Huskies have had some pretty crazy CAA win streaks. In 2012–13 they began conference play with eight wins and finished 14–4. In 2018, they marched to the CAA Championship game on the back of a nine-game streak. The next year, a string of seven victories lifted them
  • James Madison Snaps Northeastern’s Winning Streak at Seven
    Story by Justin Diament  Photos by Sarah Olender BOSTON — It just wasn’t the Huskies’ day. As they watched James Madison dribble out the clock to complete a surprising 79–72 win, they also watched their seven-game winning streak, their longest in two years, end. The Dukes were led by junior guard Vado Morse, who contributed
  • Seven in a Row! Huskies Defeat Dukes Behind Telfort Torrent
    Story by Peyton Doyle and Milton Posner Photos by Jordan Baron BOSTON — Northeastern men’s basketball’s 72–63 win over James Madison on Saturday afternoon wasn’t exactly surprising. The Huskies were on an absolute roll coming in, and while the Dukes boasted a seemingly solid record, they hadn’t played much in the way of sturdy competition. But
  • Doherty’s the Hero as Huskies Win Sixth in a Row
    By Milton Posner If it wasn’t obvious by now, there’s some kind of magic in the air for Northeastern men’s basketball. In a season thrown into chaos by the unpredictability of a pandemic, with the youngest roster in the CAA, amid injuries that sidelined three big men simultaneously, and after being pummeled by high-major teams
  • Huskies Put Cougars to Bed
    By Jordan Baron and Milton Posner Since their introduction to the Colonial Athletic Association in May of 2005, the Northeastern Huskies had started conference play 5–0 in only three seasons. Make that four. Behind quality performances from Jason Strong, Tyson Walker, Shaq Walters, and Chris Doherty, the Huskies did just that, securing their fifth straight
  • Quirin’s the Main Guy as Huskies WALK ovER Pride
    By Jordan Baron and Milton Posner BOSTON — It’s not the greatest idea to wake a sleeping dragon.  But during the second half Saturday afternoon, the Hofstra Pride did just that. Northeastern’s Tyson Walker had been a consistent if unremarkable presence all game, dropping eight points in a first half where the Huskies dominated on both
  • It’s a Shaq Attack!
    By Milton Posner and Mike Puzzanghera HEMPSTEAD, NY — When Bill Coen led his team into the locker room at halftime Thursday evening, he was less than pleased with the state of affairs. The Huskies trailed the preseason favorite Hofstra Pride by 17. The four most prolific scorers in the game were all wearing blue,
  • Men’s Basketball Outlasts Elon to Earn Weekend Sweep
    By Peyton Doyle and Milton Posner BOSTON — Northeastern men’s basketball entered Sunday afternoon’s rematch with Elon after demolishing the Phoenix the day before. A game that stayed close through halftime was decided by a furious 11–0 run to begin the second half. Sunday’s game was precisely the opposite. After opening a double-digit lead four minutes
  • Huskies Douse Phoenix in Conference Opener
    By Jordan Baron and Milton Posner BOSTON — It was hard to know what to expect heading into Saturday afternoon’s contest. The Elon Phoenix, courtesy of multiple cancellations, had missed scheduled games against perennial powerhouses Duke and North Carolina, and had parlayed the CAA’s weakest non-conference schedule into the best non-conference record. They were also
  • Men’s Basketball Falls to No. 9 West Virginia
    By Milton Posner and Jack Sinclair MORGANTOWN, WEST VIRGINIA — After the pandemic necessitated an abbreviated, last-minute non-conference slate, Bill Coen and his staff cobbled together the toughest schedule the team has had since Coen’s first year. Never was that more apparent than Sunday afternoon, when Northeastern fell to No. 9 West Virginia, 73–51. The
  • Bulldogs Bull Rush Huskies for Comeback Win
    By Andrew Lee and Milton Posner When Shaq Walters splashed home a long, difficult three-pointer with 17:53 left in the game, Northeastern men’s basketball fans had every reason to be jubilant. The team had tried 15 triples to that point, converting 10. And they led the undefeated Georgia Bulldogs by 14 points on the road.
  • Men’s Basketball Comes Up Short Against Monarchs
    By Catherine Morrison and Milton Posner NORFOLK, VA — Northeastern came into Sunday’s game looking to even their record after a nail-biting loss to Syracuse on Wednesday. Instead, the Huskies suffered another close loss to a strong team, falling 66–62 to Old Dominion.  The Monarchs (3–2) started strong, bolstering a moderate scoring pace with elite
  • Northeastern Men’s Basketball Gives Syracuse a Run for Their Money
    By Jordan Baron and Milton Posner On Wednesday afternoon, the Northeastern Huskies were a young, undersized team entering the jaws of a basketball shark. They drove west to Syracuse to battle a team coached by a man who’s won more games than many of us have watched, the same team that most recently polished off
  • Men’s Basketball Avenges Friday Loss with First Win of Season
    By Jordan Baron, Justin Diament, and Milton Posner BOSTON — In a fiery game that came down the wire, the Northeastern Huskies held off a frantic last-minute run from UMass to notch a 78–75 win, their first of the season.  In Friday’s game, the crushing UMass press forced the Huskies into 15 first-half turnovers and
  • Northeastern Men’s Basketball Falls to UMass in Season Opener
    By Justin Diament and Milton Posner After several cancellations, reschedulings, and a storm of “will they, won’t they” questions, the Huskies returned to action on Friday afternoon. Despite a scintillating display from sophomore guard Tyson Walker, they buckled under the Minutemen’s robust offense and stifling full court press. The 94–79 final score reflected a game