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

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

Seamus McAvoy

November 28, 2018


Filed under Sports

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 Alabama, but came up short in l...

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

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

Seamus McAvoy

November 12, 2018


Filed under Sports

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 difficult three point attempt at the buzz...

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

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

November 7, 2018


Filed under Sports

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...

Pusica stars as Northeastern downs Harvard 77-61

Pusica stars as Northeastern downs Harvard 77-61

December 1, 2017


Filed under Sports

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...

Huskies look to improve despite roster turnover

Huskies look to improve despite roster turnover

November 9, 2017


Filed under Sports

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...

A look back at the best sports moments of the 2016-17 seasons

A look back at the best sports moments of the 2016-17 seasons

April 20, 2017


Filed under Photo Galleries, Sports

By Calli Remillard, news staff Northeastern University (NU) sports have always been known for their competitive demeanor and successful track record, and this past year was no different. From Frozen Fenway to the Head of the Charles Regatta, Northeastern’s 2016-17 teams saw a great deal of success. Bac...

Men’s basketball closes out season with CAA loss

Men’s basketball closes out season with CAA loss

March 17, 2017


Filed under Sports

By Jake Sauberman, deputy sports editor The Northeastern University (NU) men’s basketball team saw their season expire with the clock on Saturday, March 4, suffering an 82-54 loss to Towson University in the first round of the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) Tournament. It was a shooting versus defe...

Williams, Murphy, Marshall fall on senior day in Charleston

Williams, Murphy, Marshall fall on senior day in Charleston

February 22, 2017


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By Jake Sauberman, deputy sports editor Northeastern University (NU) men’s basketball knew they had a tough week ahead of them entering the final two games on their three game homestand. Slated to play the University of North Carolina-Wilmington (UNCW) and the College of Charleston, the Huskies were...

Men’s Basketball Defeats Towson By 7 (Gallery)

Men’s Basketball Defeats Towson By 7 (Gallery)

January 30, 2017


Filed under Photo Galleries

  Photos by Brian Bae, Alex Melagrano, and Lauren Scornavacca.

Men’s hoops stuck in three-game skid

Men’s hoops stuck in three-game skid

January 25, 2017


Filed under Sports

By Jake Sauberman, deputy sports editor What was once an inspiring eight-game winning streak has soured into a three-game skid for the Northeastern University (NU) men’s basketball team. Everything was clicking for the Huskies before they hit the road on Jan. 12 to face Towson University. There, t...

Basketball snaps streak at eight

Basketball snaps streak at eight

January 19, 2017


Filed under Sports

By Jake Sauberman, deputy sports editor It was bound to happen eventually: After extending its winning streak to eight games with a win over Drexel University, 92-75, the Northeastern University (NU) men’s basketball team finally fell to Towson University, 67-74. The split week left the Huskies at ...

Column: Mid-major not a fitting title

Column: Mid-major not a fitting title

January 12, 2017


Filed under Columns, Sports

By Bailey Knecht, sports columnist As an avid basketball fan attending a school with a mid-major basketball program, my life is a paradox—I have a deep admiration for prestigious basketball programs such as Duke and Michigan State University (MSU), while simultaneously loathing them for all their success and st...