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Women’s basketball weekend against James Madison University canceled due to COVID-19 protocols

The women's basketball team was scheduled to play James Madison this weekend.
Niyati Parikh, news staff January 24, 2021

On Friday, the CAA announced that the away series between Northeastern and James Madison University will be postponed and rescheduled for a later date.  The women’s basketball 2020-2021 schedule...

Women’s basketball nabs second straight road win with the unstoppable offense of Oriyomi and Clark

NU sweeps Manhattan College 62-50 in non-conference match up Tuesday afternoon.
Niyati Parikh, news staff January 19, 2021

After 10 days off from CAA play due to COVID-19 scheduling changes, all eyes were back on sophomore forward Mide Oriyomi Tuesday afternoon. And boy did she step up to the challenge against non-conference...

Huskies fall to Hofstra and unable to complete comeback, 68-57

Despite a strong start, the Huskies fall to Hofstra in the third game this week.
Niyati Parikh, news staff January 7, 2021

Playing their third game in six days, the women’s basketball team is still looking for their first win as they lost another final-quarter comeback attempt to Hofstra, 68-57.  Junior guard Kendall...

Women’s basketball snaps previous home openers win streak against Delaware

Guard Stella Clark and the Huskies fell to Delaware in both matchups over the weekend.
Niyati Parikh, news staff January 6, 2021

After a last-minute schedule change due to a positive COVID-19 test in the Elon University program, the Huskies faced the University of Delaware on back-to-back days. Both games were swept by the Fighting...

Cole and Oriyomi named members of CAA’S United for Change committee

Cole and Oriyomi named members of CAA’S United for Change committee
Niyati Parikh, news staff January 4, 2021

Women’s basketball head coach Kelly Cole and sophomore forward Mide Oriyomi were selected Nov. 2 to reside as members of the United for Change executive committee. The CAA established a 14-member CAA...

Women’s basketball fails to make a comeback in nail-biting fourth quarter against Maine, falling 62-63

The Huskies played their first home game against Maine Sunday afternoon, closely losing 62-63.
Niyati Parikh, news staff December 20, 2020

The women’s basketball team opened their home-game schedule Sunday with a nail-biting loss to the University of Maine, 62-63.  This season, NU will dedicate each home game to a victim of racism and...

Women’s basketball loses home-opener to UMass Lowell, 59-69

Northeastern fall to UMass Lowell in first opening game of the season.
Niyati Parikh, news staff December 17, 2020

Despite the valiant effort by junior guard Kendall Currence, who dropped a game-high 19 points, the Huskies could not overcome the prowess of the University of Massachusetts Lowell River Hawks, ending...

Women’s basketball preview: Huskies’ set eyes on ring despite pandemic setback and challenges

Women's basketball is the last winter sports team to start their season, opening Dec. 20 against Maine.
Niyati Parikh, news staff December 13, 2020

Despite an unprecedented end to the 2019-20 season coupled with the loss of Courtney Redcross, Rachel Aho and playmaker Shannon Todd, Northeastern’s women’s basketball has its eyes set on the ring...

Meet the sophomores of women’s basketball

Sophomore forward Mide Oriyomi led her rookie class in scoring average (5.2 points) and minutes per game (15.9 minutes).
Niyati Parikh, news staff October 16, 2020
Already recruited twice in her lifetime for basketball, psychology major Mide Oriyomi, a world traveler most recently hailing from Ontario, set her sights on Northeastern to continue her basketball career.

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...

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,...

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