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Men’s basketball dominates overtime period in first win of 2019

Men’s basketball dominates overtime period in first win of 2019

Seamus McAvoy, news staff

January 11, 2019


Filed under Sports

From the start of the extra period, Northeastern tapped once again into their early-game dominance. The Huskies scored the first eight points of overtime and didn’t look back, outscoring Elon 18-7 and taking away an impressive 81-70 victory.

Shorthanded men’s basketball earns dominant wins over Bucknell, Eastern Michigan

Shorthanded men’s basketball earns dominant wins over Bucknell, Eastern Michigan

Seamus McAvoy

December 5, 2018


Filed under Sports

The Northeastern men’s basketball team cruised to a 96-78 victory over the Bucknell Bison in their first action since wrapping up play in the Gildan Charleston Classic, aided by five double-digit scorers and a career-high tying 21-point performance from sophomore forward Tomas Murphy. Junior guard ...

Men’s basketball comes up one shot short in home opener

Men’s basketball comes up one shot short in home opener

November 12, 2018


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By Seamus McAvoy, staff writer Basketball fans at Matthews Arena were treated to a thrilling season opener on Tuesday that came down to the final shot. In the end, Northeastern men’s basketball fell to the Boston University Terriers by a score of 77-74 after senior guard Vasa Pusica missed on a d...

NU keeps pace in CAA with win over Drexel

NU keeps pace in CAA with win over Drexel

Charlie Wolfson

February 15, 2018


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Northeastern coach Bill Coen told his team to attack the paint Thursday, and attack the paint they did. Eleven of their first 13 made field goals were layups, and their center tandem of Anthony Green and Tomas Murphy combined for 24 points and nine rebounds. NU (18-9, 11-4) topped seventh-place Drex...

Huskies take one at home, extend win streak to three

Huskies take one at home, extend win streak to three

January 21, 2018


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By Calli Remillard, sports editor The Northeastern men’s basketball team (13-7) came away with a 76-64 victory over the University of Delaware Saturday at Matthews Arena. It was the team’s first home game in nearly two weeks, following three games on the road and two consecutive victories. ...

Third game of homestand brings third straight win for men’s hoops

Third game of homestand brings third straight win for men’s hoops

Charlie Wolfson

December 5, 2017


Filed under Sports

A third straight home game awaited the Northeastern men’s basketball team Tuesday night as Bucknell came to Boston for a non-conference meeting with the Huskies at Matthews Arena. After an exciting, air-tight first half, the home team seized control and recorded a resounding 82-64 victory. This is the t...

Men’s basketball endures tough PK80 Invitational

Men’s basketball endures tough PK80 Invitational

Charlie Wolfson

November 28, 2017


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“For me, a loss is only a loss if you don’t learn from it,” Bill Coen said in a phone call from the airport in Columbus, Ohio, Nov. 19, awaiting his team’s flight back to Boston after a rough weekend on the road. Coen, head coach of the Northeastern men’s basketball team, likely has a b...

Huskies look to improve despite roster turnover

Huskies look to improve despite roster turnover

November 8, 2017


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A mix of intriguing strengths and looming questions await the Northeastern men’s basketball team leading up to the 2017-18 season-opener Friday at Boston University. The development of two key scorers and the arrival of a four-star recruit to help on the interior give the coaching staff plenty to w...

Huskies emboldened by Brace’s late-game heroics

Huskies emboldened by Brace’s late-game heroics

February 15, 2017


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By Jake Sauberman, deputy sports editor Northeastern University (NU) men’s basketball started off the week silencing a stadium. Down 72-71 to the College of Charleston (10-4 in conference play), the Huskies were left with the ball on the final possession of the game. Eight seconds left – sco...

Missed shots result in lost sweep for men’s hoops

Missed shots result in lost sweep for men’s hoops

February 4, 2017


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By Jake Sauberman, deputy sports editor Down three to Elon University, the Northeastern University (NU) men’s basketball team was watching every one of their shots clank off the rim. Following a first half where only two of 12 three-point attempts found the bottom of the net, the Huskies were do...

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