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Men’s basketball’s comeback falls short despite season-high 30 points from Tyson Walker

The Huskies couldn't claw their way back into the game against a difficult James Madison side.
Eamonn Ryan, deputy sports editor January 24, 2021

As James Madison University exited Solomon Court victorious Saturday afternoon, the cheers and celebrations could be heard throughout the Cabot Center, while the Northeastern Huskies just looked on and...

Jahmyl Telfort, men’s basketball sink James Madison with seventh straight win

The Huskies gain their seventh straight win this season against James Madison University.
Eamonn Ryan, deputy sports editor January 23, 2021

Freshman forward Jahmyl Telfort finished with a career-high 23 points as the Northeastern Huskies (8-5, 7-0 CAA) pulled away from the James Madison University Dukes (6-5, 1-1 CAA) to win 72-63 Saturday...

Doherty tips men’s basketball over the edge with game-winning bucket in Charleston

The Huskies have now won their last six with their win over Charleston.
Eamonn Ryan, deputy sports editor January 17, 2021

With fifteen seconds on the clock, sophomore guard Tyson Walker drove to the hoop in hopes of scoring a game-winning basket. He missed. Redshirt sophomore Chris Doherty, however, was on the other side...

Men’s basketball holds off Charleston, pulls out 67-62 win

It was a big day for Shaq Walters as he finished with a double-double in the Huskies' win over Charleston.
Eamonn Ryan, deputy sports editor January 16, 2021

Sophomore guard Tyson Walker scored 20 points and redshirt sophomore guard Shaquille Walters had a 13-point, 11-rebound double-double as the Northeastern Huskies (6-5, 5-0 CAA) increased their winning...

Men’s basketball sweeps preseason favorite Hofstra, starts CAA play 4-0

The Huskies come up on top over Hofstra this weekend, winning 81-78 OT and 67-56.
Eamonn Ryan, deputy sports editor January 10, 2021

The Huskies came back from deficits of 19 and eight to win both games in their weekend series against the Hofstra Pride. Sophomore guard Tyson Walker was the Huskies’ spark all weekend, finishing with...

Men’s basketball sweeps in CAA Opening Weekend against Elon

Tyson Walker finished the weekend with 35 points and 10 assists from both games as the Huskies swept Elon in their CAA opening weekend
Eamonn Ryan, deputy sports editor January 3, 2021

Once freshman forward Jahmyl Telfort hit a three, just as time expired in the first half of Saturday’s CAA matchup, the Huskies kept the lead for the remainder of the weekend. The first game of the...

Men’s basketball overpowered by no. 9 West Virginia, lose 73-51

Sophomore guard Tyson Walker and the Huskies had a rough day at no. 9 West Virginia.
Eamonn Ryan, deputy sports editor December 30, 2020

In their sixth and final non-conference game of the season, the Huskies (1-5, 0-0 CAA) were dominated by West Virginia (8-2, 1-1 Big 12) at the WVU Coliseum in Morgantown, W.Va. The Mountaineers took the...

Men’s basketball gives up big lead, loses to Georgia

The Huskies lose the lead to Georgia in second half, ending the game 58-76.
Eamonn Ryan, deputy sports editor December 23, 2020

A 21-0 Georgia run in the second half erased any hope of a Northeastern victory Tuesday night in Athens, Ga. The Huskies had a 13-point lead going into halftime, but could not get the job done as they...

Men’s basketball can’t complete comeback in 66-62 loss to Old Dominion

The Huskies were unable to make a comeback Sunday afternoon against Old Dominion despite a hard fight.
Eamonn Ryan, deputy sports editor December 20, 2020

The Huskies (1-3, 0-0 CAA) were unable to complete a late comeback in their loss to Old Dominion (3-2, 0-0 C-USA) Sunday afternoon. Redshirt junior guard Shaquille Walters scored 17 and redshirt sophomore...

Huskies lose 62-56 to Syracuse in defensive battle

Freshman forward Jahmyl Telfort was a bright spot off the bench in the Huskies' loss to Syracuse
Eamonn Ryan, deputy sports editor December 17, 2020

A second half full of turnovers cost the men’s basketball team (1-2, 0-0 CAA) the game against Syracuse (5-1, 1-0 ACC) that struggled to score the basketball Wednesday afternoon in the Carrier Dome....

Men’s basketball holds on to beat UMass in wild finish

Freshman forward Jahmyl Telfort (11 points) helped the Huskies beat UMass on Sunday in their 2020-21 home opener.
Eamonn Ryan, deputy sports editor December 13, 2020

The Huskies finished the first half of Sunday's game with a one-point lead and extended that throughout the second half, leading by nine points with a minute to go. UMass, however, was not finished, and...

Minutemen defeat Huskies despite Tyson Walker’s efforts

Sophomore guard Tyson Walker scored 29 points, but it was not enough for the Huskies to overcome a solid UMass team.
Eamonn Ryan, deputy sports editor December 12, 2020

Sophomore guard Tyson Walker poured in 29 points for the men’s basketball team and freshman forward Jahmyl Telfort added 13 off the bench, but it was not enough as the Huskies fell 94-79 to UMass. Leading...

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