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[UPDATED] Tournament cancellations sweep the NCAA

Men's hockey standing for the national anthem during this year's Beanpot.
George Barker, sports editor March 12, 2020

As Coronavirus-related sports news sweeps across the country, the CAA announced in a press release that the 2020 CAA Women's Basketball Championship and the rest of the spring season was put on hold. Outside...

Huskies fall to Hofstra in CAA championship game rematch

Senior guard Bolden Brace reached 1,000 points on 1/9 in a game against Hofstra.
Valeria Vazquez, deputy sports editor March 11, 2020

In a rematch of last year’s CAA championship game, the No. 6 seed Northeastern men’s basketball team fell to No. 1 seed Hofstra last night in Washington D.C., 70-61. Before the championship game, the...

NCAA games, including postseason tournaments, will be played without fans

A vacant student section during a hockey game earlier this season.
George Barker, sports editor March 11, 2020

Earlier this evening, NCAA President Mark Emmert released a statement detailing how the rest of the NCAA playoffs, including Norteastern’s women’s hockey’s national tournament games, men’s hockey’s...

No. 16 men’s hockey heads to playoffs after 2-1 victory over BU

NU junior forward Zach Solow and BU freshman forward Wilmer Skoog face off at the 2020 Beanpot final game where NU won 5-4.
Leah Cussen, news staff March 10, 2020

After their Friday night shutout by Boston University, the Huskies finally stepped up to the challenge. In the second game of their home-and-home series on Saturday afternoon, Northeastern not only ended...

Shannon Todd: Her 1000th point and her final season

Senior guard Shannon Todd is the 22nd player in program history to reach 1000 points at Northeastern.
Niyati Parikh, news staff March 9, 2020

Scoring 1000 points once is an amazing feat. Doing it twice during a basketball career, however, is tremendous. Number 14-wearing senior guard Shannon Todd did just that as she joined the 1000-point club...

Mueller strengthens Patty Kaz case with dominant Hockey East title game

After yesterday's Hockey East title game against UConn, the Swiss native further proved why she is a Patty Kaz finalist.
Mike Puzzanghera, news staff March 9, 2020

Since her first skate on an NCAA rink, Alina Mueller has been a step above the rest. The Swiss international seems to always be on the ice, and appears to cover the entire rink when she is. She is an...

Huskies take four of five at Snowbird Classic

The baseball team looks on from the dugout during a game against Holy Cross last season.
Jordan Baron, news staff March 9, 2020

After starting off the season in an atrocious manner, the Huskies have won seven of their last eight games, including four of five in the Snowbird Baseball Classic over Spring break. The Huskies (7-4)...

Women’s basketball hits .500 CAA record with final win against Hofstra

Senior forward Ayanna Dublin takes a jumper during a game against South Dakota earlier this season.
Niyati Parikh, news staff March 9, 2020

Solidifying the No. 5 seed for the CAA tournament, the Northeastern women’s basketball team ended their 2019-20 regular play season on the road with a win against the Hofstra Pride, 62-54.  NU (13-16,...

Pure dominance: No. 4 women’s hockey takes third-straight league championship with 9-1 win over UConn

Northeastern hoists the Hockey East trophy for the third year straight.
George Barker, sports editor March 8, 2020

No. 4 Northeastern women’s hockey came onto the ice at Lawler Arena and proved what fans of the conference have been thinking all season: the NU Huskies are the best team in Hockey East. By virtue of...

No. 16 men’s hockey shutout by Boston University, 3-0

Senior forward John Picking jockeys for position as BU looks to generate a scoring chance.
Leah Cussen, news staff March 7, 2020

In the first game of a home-and-home series against BU, No. 16 men’s hockey faced a 3-0 shutout by Boston University. As the Huskies cling to eighth place in Hockey East standings, only the second game...

No. 4 women’s hockey punches ticket to Hockey East final with 3-1 nail-biter over Maine

No. 4 Northeastern, celebrating their 3-1 semifinal victory above, is now just one game away from a three-peat.
George Barker, sports editor March 7, 2020

It’s the playoffs, anything can happen. That’s the mantra hockey coaches across the world, No. 4 Northeastern head coach Dave Flint included, preach throughout a postseason run. For two periods, it...

Championship week primer: Battle-tested Huskies have just two more Hockey East hurdles

The Huskies gather during one of the multiple goal reviews of their quarterfinals clinching win.
George Barker, sports editor March 5, 2020

If you ask No. 4 Northeastern women’s hockey head coach Dave Flint about Hockey East, he will often point out the extreme parity of the league. So upon looking at the string of “upsets” that occured...

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