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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


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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.

Men’s basketball leaves Charleston unsatisfied, but picks up signature win

Men’s basketball leaves Charleston unsatisfied, but picks up signature win

November 28, 2018


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By Seamus McAvoy, news staff The Northeastern men’s basketball team faced their toughest competition of the young season earlier this November when they travelled to Charleston, South Carolina to participate in the Gildan Charleston Classic. The team got off to a promising start with a win over A...

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...

Looking ahead at the 2018-19 men’s basketball season

Looking ahead at the 2018-19 men’s basketball season

November 7, 2018


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By Brittany Mendez, news staff Northeastern men’s basketball continues to make a name for itself, being named the Colonial Athletic Association Preseason Favorite. The team received 35 first place votes which beat out last year’s conference champions the University of Charleston. “It’s...

Huskies strive toward their next goal: a CAA Tournament win

Huskies strive toward their next goal: a CAA Tournament win

Charlie Wolfson

March 1, 2018


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The Northeastern men’s basketball team has accomplished the first of its overarching goals for the season — a CAA regular season title — largely thanks to its season-ending, seven-game winning streak. They’ll have to run their streak to 10, though, to check the next box: a CAA Tournament cham...

Northeastern wraps up CAA two-seed on ‘Begley Night’

Northeastern wraps up CAA two-seed on ‘Begley Night’

Charlie Wolfson

February 22, 2018


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It was senior night — check that, Devon Begley night — at Matthews Arena Thursday as Northeastern honored its lone fourth-year player, the 6-foot-4-inch guard out of Pearland, Texas. It was a pair of second-years, though, that left the biggest marks on the scoreboard that rested at 80-75, Northeast...

Bolden Brace becomes a leader off the bench

Bolden Brace becomes a leader off the bench

Charlie Wolfson

February 21, 2018


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Nearly a year ago, Bolden Brace asserted himself as a talented scorer in the CAA. On Feb. 23, 2017, in a game on the road at Elon, the first-year dropped 40 points, including a school-record 10 three-pointers. He flashed that scoring touch in several other games last year and finished with a res...

Pusica beats buzzer, gives NU crucial CAA win

Pusica beats buzzer, gives NU crucial CAA win

Charlie Wolfson

February 17, 2018


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Vasa Pusica has had plenty of MVP moments for Northeastern this season. He regularly records 20-point games, he usually plays almost all of the game and the offense runs through him on most every possession. The last two of his 19 points Saturday were perhaps his finest, and most important, of the year...

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...

Athletic Director Peter Roby retires, leaving lasting legacy

Athletic Director Peter Roby retires, leaving lasting legacy

February 14, 2018


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By Christian Triunfo, news correspondent Northeastern University’s recently retired athletic director Peter Roby left his office at Cabot Center a few weeks ago and moved to the second floor of the administrative wing in International Village. His new office is bare; he’s had no time to decor...

Northeastern outlasts UNCW, 107-100, in overtime

Northeastern outlasts UNCW, 107-100, in overtime

Charlie Wolfson

February 3, 2018


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Northeastern dug themselves out of a horrific shooting start to the game and discredited the old unnamed adage, “You can’t win a game in the first 10 minutes, but you can lose it.” In the first eight minutes against University of North Carolina at Wilmington Saturday, they shot 2-12 from the floor, ...

Charleston wins thrilling game at Matthews to pass NU for top CAA spot

Charleston wins thrilling game at Matthews to pass NU for top CAA spot

Charlie Wolfson

February 1, 2018


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If any league officials are looking to sell basketball fans on CAA hoops, they’d do well to include Thursday’s game between Northeastern and the College of Charleston in their pitch. The two conference leaders went at it at Matthews Arena in a game crammed with dueling runs, momentum-swinging and-one...

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