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Priscilla Edwards stands on the court at Clemson University. Edwards is taking her talent from the Tigers to the Huskies upon being named Northeasterns womens basketball head coach Thursday afternoon.

Huskies name Priscilla Edwards as new women’s basketball coach

Eamonn Ryan, news staff April 20, 2023

After almost two weeks of sailing with no navigator, Northeastern women’s basketball has hired its newest skipper. Thursday afternoon, Northeastern announced that Priscilla Edwards, a former assistant...

Mitchell huddles with her players during a game. She was named CAA Coach of the Year after her second, and final, season at Northeastern.

Bridgette Mitchell accepts Fordham job, steps down as Northeastern head coach

Eamonn Ryan, news staff April 7, 2023

Former Northeastern women’s basketball head coach and 2022-23 CAA Coach of the Year Bridgette Mitchell has accepted the head coaching position at Fordham University, as announced by Fordham Friday morning. After...

Senior guard Jaelyn Batts scans the court before passing the ball. The Huskies fell to Monmouth 73-60 in a CAA Semifinals matchup Saturday afternoon.

Women’s basketball’s run halted by Monmouth in CAA Semifinals

Eamonn Ryan, news staff March 12, 2023

The third-seeded Northeastern women’s basketball team (19-12, 13-5 CAA) was red-hot coming into their semifinal matchup with No. 7 Monmouth (17-15, 9-9 CAA) Saturday night, but they finally cooled off...

Graduate student guard JaMiya Braxton lunges into the air to make a shot in a CAA Quarterfinals match against Stony Brook March 10. Braxton knocked in 14 points against the Seawolves.

Women’s basketball led by Erdogan’s career night in CAA quarterfinal win over Stony Brook

Eamonn Ryan, news staff March 11, 2023

When Northeastern junior guard Derin Erdogan is knocking down half court shots in warmups, opposing teams should be scared. The sixth-seeded Stony Brook Seawolves (18-13, 11-7 CAA) had plenty to fear...

Junior guard Halle Idowu (right) and junior forward Deja Bristol (left) lunge to catch a rebound for the Huskies. Northeastern will play Stony Brook in the CAA Quarterfinals Friday at 7:30 p.m.

After historic regular season, women’s basketball enters CAA tournament with great expectations

Eamonn Ryan, news staff March 10, 2023

Right before the Northeastern women’s basketball team (18-11, 13-5 CAA) left Boston for the CAA Tournament, they came together to reflect on their historic regular season. Each member of the team shared...

Senior guard Anna Boruta goes for a basket in a game against Hampton. Boruta tallied 11 points in the senior day matchup Sunday afternoon, tying her career high.

Senior day? More like career day as Huskies cruise to win over Hampton

Eamonn Ryan, news staff February 27, 2023

On senior day, teams celebrate the careers of players who have spent their college years with the program. But the Northeastern women’s basketball (16-11, 11-5 CAA) graduating class of graduate student...

Graduate student guard JaMiya Braxton dribbles the ball up the court. Braxton tallied a career-high 22 points in Friday nights game.

Women’s basketball stays on course, turns on jets late in win over Delaware

Eamonn Ryan, news staff February 25, 2023

The Northeastern women’s basketball team (15-11, 10-5 CAA) knew it had to flip the script after halftime Friday night in their matchup against Delaware (14-12, 7-8 CAA) in the Cabot Center. Down 37-27...

Senior guard Jaelyn Batts brings the ball down the court. Batts was a starter in the Huskies Sunday afternoon win over Hofstra.

Speed and defense prove key in women’s basketball’s slugfest win over Hofstra

Eamonn Ryan, news staff February 20, 2023

Sunday afternoon’s 59-52 win over the Hofstra Pride (9-16, 3-11 CAA) may not have been the prettiest one for Northeastern women’s basketball (14-11, 9-5 CAA), but it got the job done. The Pride...

Junior guard Derin Erdogan aims for a free throw against Drexel Feb. 3. In Thursdays match against Stony Brook, Erdogan tallied 19 points, four rebounds and five assists for the Huskies.

Huskies outrun Seawolves on land, beat Stony Brook 68-63

Eamonn Ryan, news staff February 10, 2023

When watching Northeastern women’s basketball, don’t blink: you might miss great plays. That’s because the Huskies (11-11, 6-5 CAA) do their best when running in transition and they showed this...

Junior guard Halle Idowu knocks the ball in for the Huskies Feb. 3. Northeastern fell to Drexel 67-56.

Huskies fall behind early, get burned by Drexel

Eamonn Ryan, news staff February 5, 2023

The Drexel Dragons (16-5, 8-2 CAA) came into the Cabot Center Friday night with 16 straight wins over the Northeastern women’s basketball team (10-10, 5-4 CAA). There’s no clever way to say it:...

Rachael Rollins, a former lacrosse player at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, talks with students about her experiences as a collegiate athlete and woman in power. Rollins became the first Black woman to earn the title of United States Attorney for the District of Massachusetts last year.

Huskies celebrate, get educated on National Girls and Women in Sports Day

Eamonn Ryan, news staff February 4, 2023

Twenty-six years after graduating from the Northeastern School of Law and now the United States Attorney for the District of Massachusetts, Rachael Rollins knows the lessons she learned as a lacrosse player...

Northeastern’s women’s basketball team huddles during a game. After Sunday’s matchup against Monmouth University, the Huskies’ season record sits at 10-9.

Women’s basketball shows fight, learns from mistakes in gritty win over Monmouth

Eamonn Ryan, news staff January 30, 2023

Insanity can be defined as doing the same thing repeatedly and expecting different results each time. The Northeastern women’s basketball team proved it was of sound mind in its 75-70 win over the...

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