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James Madison hands women’s basketball back-to-back defeats

James Madison hands women’s basketball back-to-back defeats

Vincent van Oorschot, news correspondent

January 13, 2019


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The Dukes put on a shooting masterclass, hitting 53 percent from the field and racking up 13 three-pointers in the process.

Men’s basketball sets season-high margin of victory, picks up back to back road wins

Men’s basketball sets season-high margin of victory, picks up back to back road wins

Seamus McAvoy, news staff

January 13, 2019


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Northeastern led by as many as 28, and in the end left Williamsburg with a 90-70 victory for the second year in a row. Roland added 15 points on 5-8 shooting, while Pusica contributed a quiet but efficient 13 on 4-8 shooting.

Women’s hockey splits home-and-home with Boston College

Women’s hockey splits home-and-home with Boston College

Mike Puzzanghera, sports editor

January 12, 2019


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Starting off strong with a three-goal first period, the third-ranked Northeastern women’s hockey team rode that momentum all the way on Friday against No. 10 Boston College, taking down their fellow Bostonians 4-1. But the Huskies could not keep their winning run going on Saturday, when they were bes...

Towson holds off the Huskies, takes CAA bout 88-83

Towson holds off the Huskies, takes CAA bout 88-83

Vincent van Oorschot, news correspondent

January 12, 2019


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But that was as close as the Huskies got, as near-perfect free-throw shooting was enough to close the game out and seal the deal for Towson, who move to 3-0 along with James Madison as the only remaining undefeated CAA teams. Northeastern, meanwhile, drops to 2-1.

Men’s basketball dominates overtime period in first win of 2019

Men’s basketball dominates overtime period in first win of 2019

Seamus McAvoy, news staff

January 11, 2019


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From the start of the extra period, Northeastern tapped once again into their early-game dominance. The Huskies scored the first eight points of overtime and didn’t look back, outscoring Elon 18-7 and taking away an impressive 81-70 victory.

Shorthanded men’s basketball earns dominant wins over Bucknell, Eastern Michigan

Shorthanded men’s basketball earns dominant wins over Bucknell, Eastern Michigan

Seamus McAvoy

December 5, 2018


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The Northeastern men’s basketball team cruised to a 96-78 victory over the Bucknell Bison in their first action since wrapping up play in the Gildan Charleston Classic, aided by five double-digit scorers and a career-high tying 21-point performance from sophomore forward Tomas Murphy. Junior guard ...

Men’s hockey destroys Merrimack 9-1, extends streak to five

Men’s hockey destroys Merrimack 9-1, extends streak to five

Marisa Goolgasian, news staff

December 5, 2018


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Northeastern men’s hockey won its fifth straight game Friday night at Matthews Arena, dominating the first game in a conference series against the Merrimack College Warriors, 9-1.

Women’s hockey falls to Holy Cross, ending 12-game unbeaten streak

Women’s hockey falls to Holy Cross, ending 12-game unbeaten streak

Caroline Ingram, news staff

December 4, 2018


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The women’s hockey team was unable to extend their 12-game unbeaten streak on Friday night in Worcester, falling to the Holy Cross Crusaders at a score of 5-3. The Crusaders entered the contest having not won a single game this season, but put the Huskies to the test and walked away with their first mark in the win column.

Men’s hockey hosts ‘Mustaches for MacLeod’

Men’s hockey hosts ‘Mustaches for MacLeod’

Sofie Kato, deputy sports editor

December 4, 2018


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It was 2013 when Wade MacLeod’s life changed forever. While playing for the American Hockey League’s Springfield Falcons, MacLeod had a seizure on the ice, symptomatic of his later diagnosis of brain cancer. MacLeod, a 2011 Northeastern graduate, has now had brain surgeries for his stage three gliobl...

Women’s hockey closes out 2018 with shutout win over Holy Cross

Women’s hockey closes out 2018 with shutout win over Holy Cross

Caroline Ingram, news staff

December 4, 2018


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The NU women’s hockey team met Holy Cross Sunday afternoon to finish up a home-and-home series. Holy Cross, despite having not won a single game on the year, gave the Huskies some trouble on Friday evening, coming away victorious with a score of 5-3. Two days later, NU was anxious to get some reve...

Women’s Hockey tops Boston College in OT thriller

Women’s Hockey tops Boston College in OT thriller

November 28, 2018


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By Caroline Ingram, news staff On Tuesday evening, two of the top five women’s hockey teams in the nation met at historic Matthews Arena for an epic showdown. The Huskies entered the game owning an 11-game unbeaten streak and were successful in snapping an eight-game winless streak against Boston C...

Men’s basketball leaves Charleston unsatisfied, but picks up signature win

Men’s basketball leaves Charleston unsatisfied, but picks up signature win

November 28, 2018


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By Seamus McAvoy, news staff The Northeastern men’s basketball team faced their toughest competition of the young season earlier this November when they travelled to Charleston, South Carolina to participate in the Gildan Charleston Classic. The team got off to a promising start with a win over A...

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