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Huskies top BC to win Hockey East championship

Huskies top BC to win Hockey East championship

Sofie Kato, deputy sports editor

March 23, 2019


Filed under Featured Content, Sports

For the third time in the team’s history and the second time in four years, Northeastern won the Hockey East championship Saturday night at TD Garden with a 3-2 win over Boston College. Senior forward Brandon Hawkins scored two first-period goals and sophomore goalie Cayden Primeau held strong towa...

Solow’s overtime winner sends NU to Hockey East final

Solow’s overtime winner sends NU to Hockey East final

Mike Puzzanghera, sports editor

March 22, 2019


Filed under Sports

Northeastern is certainly no stranger to 2-1 overtime wins over Boston University at TD Garden, and they got another Friday night.

Women’s basketball loses to Butler in NIT, 89-72

Women’s basketball loses to Butler in NIT, 89-72

Vincent van Oorschot, news staff

March 21, 2019


Filed under Sports

Women's basketball fell to Butler in the first round of the WNIT Thursday, 89-72.

Kansas demolishes Northeastern in NCAAs

Kansas demolishes Northeastern in NCAAs

Mike Puzzanghera, sports editor

March 21, 2019


Filed under Featured Content, Sports

The Huskies were blown out in their opening-round NCAA Tournament game Thursday, as the Kansas Jayhawks tore the game open in the second half and ran away with the 87-53 win. The story of the game for Northeastern was the ineffectiveness of star point guard Vasa Pusica. In his final collegiate game, the sen...

What you need to know about the Jayhawks’ roster and season

What you need to know about the Jayhawks’ roster and season

Mike Puzzanghera, sports editor

March 20, 2019


Filed under Sports

We at The News worked out a guide to Kansas' roster and their other games against tournament teams for reference during the game.

Scouting Kansas: Huskies excited, but height will factor in

Scouting Kansas: Huskies excited, but height will factor in

Charlie Wolfson and Mike Puzzanghera

March 20, 2019


Filed under Sports

Northeastern discovered Sunday that its first-round NCAA Tournament opponent will be one of college basketball’s blue bloods: Kansas. Before any of the bracket was unveiled, Northeastern knew it would be a double-digit seed and an underdog in its opening game. But in addition to being a good baske...

Baseball dominates home opener, series against Holy Cross

Baseball dominates home opener, series against Holy Cross

Jenna Majeski, news correspondent

March 19, 2019


Filed under Sports

Northeastern baseball swept the first of two doubleheaders against Holy Cross before splitting the second in their home-opening series of the 2019 season.

Occeus’ return from injury sparks tournament run

Occeus’ return from injury sparks tournament run

Mike Puzzanghera, sports editor

March 19, 2019


Filed under Featured Content, Sports

Shawn Occeus’ habit of matching up with the opponent’s top scoring threat, and often coming out on top, goes back to his high school playing days at Grandview Prep in Boca Raton, Florida. His junior year, his first year at Grandview, was a challenge because he wasn’t used to coming off the bench. H...

Cole’s past experience brings success to NU

Cole’s past experience brings success to NU

Vincent van Oorschot, news staff

March 19, 2019


Filed under Sports

In her fifth year at NU, Cole has brought together a team not only got out to its best-ever start, but also qualified for the WNIT.

Women’s basketball headed to WNIT, face Butler Thursday

Women’s basketball headed to WNIT, face Butler Thursday

Vincent van Oorschot, news staff

March 18, 2019


Filed under Sports

Northeastern women's basketball will face off against Butler in the WNIT this Thursday.

Huskies marvel at NCAA bid, reflect on journey to this point

Huskies marvel at NCAA bid, reflect on journey to this point

Charlie Wolfson, editor-in-chief

March 18, 2019


Filed under Featured Content, Sports

They knew they were headed for the big dance late Tuesday night when they won the CAA championship and an automatic bid. But for these players, who grew up watching this tournament and came so very close last year, the reality didn’t set in until they saw “Northeastern” flash across the CBS bracket re...

An outsider’s guide to the 2018-19 NU Huskies

An outsider’s guide to the 2018-19 NU Huskies

Charlie Wolfson, editor-in-chief

March 18, 2019


Filed under Sports

After covering the Northeastern men's basketball team all year, we at The News present this scouting report for all bracket-makers looking for an upset pick.