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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


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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 ...

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...

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...

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...

Men’s basketball starts season 2-0 thanks to balanced offense

Men’s basketball starts season 2-0 thanks to balanced offense

Charlie Wolfson

November 13, 2017


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A young and balanced Northeastern men’s basketball team finished a 2-0 opening weekend Sunday. A 65-59 victory at Boston University on Friday and an 83-49 win in their Matthews Arena opener against Wentworth gave the Huskies two triumphs over crosstown rivals as they head out on a daunting road tri...

Brace sets record to clinch sixth seed in CAA

Brace sets record to clinch sixth seed in CAA

March 2, 2017


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  By Jake Sauberman, deputy sports editor Northeastern University (NU) men’s basketball wrapped up its regular season this week, splitting the final two games to secure the sixth seed in the upcoming Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) tournament. Thursday’s game was one for the re...

Men’s hoops stuck in three-game skid

Men’s hoops stuck in three-game skid

January 25, 2017


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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...

Men’s hoops riding seven-game winning streak

Men’s hoops riding seven-game winning streak

January 11, 2017


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By Jake Sauberman, deputy sports editor The roster turnover from last season led many to expect this season to act as a rebuilding year for Northeastern’s men’s basketball program. However, the 2016-17 season has been anything but, with an 11-5 record (4-0 in conference play) and the team rid...

Williams, Murphy Take Control in Surprising 2-0 Start

Williams, Murphy Take Control in Surprising 2-0 Start

November 16, 2016


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By Jake Sauberman, news staff Coming into opening night of the Northeastern men’s basketball season, all eyes were on seniors T.J. Williams and Alex Murphy. After losing seniors Zach Stahl, Quincy Ford and David Walker, who combined for about 70 percent of Northeastern’s scoring last season, Willia...

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