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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...

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...

NU keeps pace in CAA with win over Drexel

NU keeps pace in CAA with win over Drexel

Charlie Wolfson

February 15, 2018


Filed under Sports

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...

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


Filed under Sports

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...

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


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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...

Gresham leads NU men’s basketball to second straight win

Gresham leads NU men’s basketball to second straight win

Charlie Wolfson

December 2, 2017


Filed under Sports

A solid defensive second half and a 22-point game by Donnell Gresham Jr. keyed the Northeastern men’s basketball team to a decisive 84-66 victory over Cornell at Matthews Arena Saturday. The win brings them back to .500 at 4-4 and a 3-0 record at home. Gresham, a third-year guard who set a career...

Pusica stars as Northeastern downs Harvard 77-61

Pusica stars as Northeastern downs Harvard 77-61

November 30, 2017


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After a frenetic first half and a more balanced, all-around effort in the second half, Northeastern overcame Harvard 77-61 Thursday night at Matthews Arena. After four straight losses on the road, the Huskies were glad to be back in Boston. “It was great to get back to Matthews and play in front of ou...

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