• ‘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
  • 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
  • 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 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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,”
  • 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
  • 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,
  • 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
  • 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’ 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 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 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
  • 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,
  • 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 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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 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
  • 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 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 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 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
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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 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 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