The Huntington News

Huskies will face Kansas in NCAA Tournament opener

Huskies will face Kansas in NCAA Tournament opener

Charlie Wolfson, editor-in-chief

March 17, 2019


Filed under Sports

Northeastern will face Kansas on Thursday as they make their first NCAA Tournament appearance since 2015. NU was given a No. 13 seed in the bracket, which was announced on CBS Sunday evening as the team watched at a public viewing party on campus. "This was the first time I was nervous all season,"...

Men’s hockey advances to Hockey East semis after sweeping Maine

Men’s hockey advances to Hockey East semis after sweeping Maine

Mike Puzzanghera, sports editor

March 16, 2019


Filed under Sports

Northeastern is heading back to TD Garden next weekend after the Huskies took down Maine Saturday, 2-1 at Matthews Arena in the Hockey East quarterfinals. The win wrapped up  the best-of-three series, sending them to the conference semi-final against the winner of the ongoing series between Boston C...

Loss to Cornell ends best season for women’s hockey

Loss to Cornell ends best season for women’s hockey

Charlie Wolfson, editor-in-chief

March 16, 2019


Filed under Sports

Northeastern’s best season in program history ended abruptly in the NCAA quarterfinal Saturday afternoon when Cornell came into Matthews Arena and pulled out a 3-2 win in overtime to advance to the semi-final. Cornell (24-5-6) stuffed Northeastern’s (27-6-5) offense at even strength for almost the...

Huskies beat Maine 2-1 in OT quarterfinal thriller

Huskies beat Maine 2-1 in OT quarterfinal thriller

Sofie Kato, deputy sports editor

March 16, 2019


Filed under Sports

Overtime was needed to find a winner between the Huskies and the Bears Friday night, with sophomore forward Austin Goldstein scoring the winner for the Huskies under five minutes into the extra period.

Resilient Huskies go down in CAA semis, lose to Drexel in OT

Resilient Huskies go down in CAA semis, lose to Drexel in OT

Vincent van Oorschot, news staff

March 15, 2019


Filed under Sports

The Huskies went down in overtime Friday, losing to Drexel 73-69 and bowing out of the CAA Tournament.

Women’s basketball upsets UNCW, 75-64, in CAA quarters

Women’s basketball upsets UNCW, 75-64, in CAA quarters

Vincent van Oorschot, news staff

March 14, 2019


Filed under Sports

The Huskies took the lead after five minutes and never gave it up, beating UNCW 75-64 in the CAA quarterfinals Thursday.

Previewing a wild weekend in Northeastern sports

Previewing a wild weekend in Northeastern sports

Charlie Wolfson, editor-in-chief

March 13, 2019


Filed under Sports

Northeastern may have never had a weekend quite like this upcoming one — at least not in recent memory.

Huskies punch NCAA ticket with win over Hofstra

Huskies punch NCAA ticket with win over Hofstra

Mike Puzzanghera, sports editor

March 12, 2019


Filed under Featured Content, Sports

The Huskies are going dancing for the first time since 2015 after they beat Hofstra 82-74 in the CAA championship game Tuesday to earn an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament. Vasa Pusica, their standout senior guard and the driving force of the team, scored a team-high 21 points, went 7-12 from 3-poi...

Occeus leads Huskies past Charleston to advance to CAA championship

Occeus leads Huskies past Charleston to advance to CAA championship

Seamus McAvoy, news staff

March 12, 2019


Filed under Sports

Shawn Occeus' dynamic performance off the bench and clutch play down the stretch from the Huskies sent them past Charleston Monday night and into the conference title game.

Huskies kick off postseason campaign with balanced win over UNCW

Huskies kick off postseason campaign with balanced win over UNCW

Seamus McAvoy, news staff

March 10, 2019


Filed under Sports

Jordan Roland's 21 points led the Huskies Sunday, as they rolled over UNCW 80-59 in the CAA tournament.

Anderson wins Hockey East for Huskies in OT

Anderson wins Hockey East for Huskies in OT

Mike Puzzanghera, sports editor

March 10, 2019


Filed under Featured Content, Sports

For the second straight year, the Northeastern Huskies are Hockey East champions after Kasidy Anderson scored in overtime to beat Boston College, 3-2 Sunday in Providence, Rhode Island. NU (27-5-5) and BC (26-11-1) faced off for the fifth time this season in the Hockey East title game. The teams sp...