Charleston, Northeastern meet in CAA semis
No. 3 seed College of Charleston (24-8, 13-6) vs. No. 2 seed Northeastern (21-10, 15-4)
Colonial Conference Tourney Semifinals, North Charleston Coliseum, North Charleston, South Carolina;...
Northeastern faces UNCW in CAA quarters
UNC Wilmington (10-22, 6-13) vs. No. 2 seed Northeastern (20-10, 14-4)
Colonial Conference Tourney Quarterfinals, North Charleston Coliseum, North Charleston, South Carolina; Sunday, 5 p.m....
Northeastern looks to sweep Drexel
Northeastern (19-10, 13-4) vs. Drexel (13-17, 7-10)
John A Daskalakis Center, Philadelphia; Saturday, 4 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Northeastern goes for the season sweep over Drexel after...
Northeastern seeks revenge on Delaware
Northeastern (18-10, 12-4) vs. Delaware (16-13, 8-8)
Bob Carpenter Center Acierno Arena, Newark, Delaware; Thursday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Delaware goes for the season sweep over...
Northeastern seeks revenge on Towson
Towson (10-18, 6-9) vs. Northeastern (17-10, 11-4)
Matthews Arena, Boston; Saturday, 12:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Towson goes for the season sweep over Northeastern after winning the...
Roland lifts Northeastern past UNC-Wilmington 81-77
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Jordan Roland had 19 points as Northeastern narrowly beat UNC Wilmington 81-77 on Thursday night. Donnell Gresham Jr. added 17 points for the Huskies, while Bolden Brace chipped in 16. Brace also had six rebounds for the Huskies.
Anthony Green had 12 points and 11 rebounds for Northeastern (16-9, 10-3 Colonial Athletic Association), which won its fifth consecutive game.
Pusica helps Northeastern peel away from Elon 81-70 in OT
ELON, N.C. (AP) — Vasa Pusica scored 19 points with seven assists, Donnell Gresham Jr. scored 11 with 10 rebounds and Northeastern beat Elon 81-70 in overtime Thursday night.
Pusica's 3-pointer to start overtime spearheaded an 8-0 run and Northeastern (8-8, 2-2 Colonial Athletic Association) controlled the rest of the way.
Carter helps Delaware eek past Northeastern 82-80 in 2OT
BOSTON (AP) — Ithiel Horton scored 27 points, Eric Carter added 18 with 10 rebounds and Delaware beat Northeastern 82-80 in double overtime Sunday night.
Northeastern shoots 60% to top Oakland 92-83
BOSTON (AP) — Donnell Gresham Jr. scored a career-high 26 points with seven rebounds, Anthony Green scored 16 and Northeastern beat Oakland 92-83 on Saturday.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Vasa Pusica scored 15 points, had 10 assists and grabbed eight rebounds and No. 2 seed Northeastern defeated seventh-seeded Delaware 74-50 in a Colonial Athletic Association Tournament quarterfinal Sunday.
Northeastern (22-9) advances to play in a Monday semifinal against sixth-seeded UNC Wilmington, which upset No. 3 seed Hofstra.
Occeus scores 24 to lead Northeastern past Towson 80-75
BOSTON (AP) — Shawn Occeus scored 24 points with four 3-pointers, Vasa Pusica added 17 points with three treys and Northeastern drained 12 of 25 from long range to defeat Towson 80-75 Thursday night, pushing its win streak to six games and securing its second-place finish in the Colonial Athletic Association.
The Huskies (20-9, 13-4) close out the regular season Saturday at Elon, and have earned a bye into the quarterfinals of the CAA tournament March 4.
Pusica scores 27 as Northeastern gets by Delaware 70-67
NEWARK, Del. (AP) — Vasa Pusica had 27 points and Donnell Gresham Jr. added 17 as Northeastern held off Delaware 70-67 on Thursday night.
The teams were tied at 37 at the break and swapped the lead throughout until Gresham and Pusica drained back-to-back treys to go ahead 61-51 with 7:42 remaining.
Eric Carter scored four straight as the Blue Hens rallied to close to 64-63 with 3:31 left. Bolden Brace nailed a 3-pointer for the Huskies.
Murphy leads Northeastern over UNC Wilmington, 107-100 in OT
BOSTON (AP) — Tomas Murphy scored eight of his career-high 21 points in overtime to push Northeastern past UNC Wilmington 107-100 on Saturday.
It was the most points Northeastern (15-9, 8-4 Colonial Athletic Association) has scored since putting up 102 against Cal State Northridge in 2005.
Murphy didn't miss a shot in the extra period, making a layup, four free throws, and a two-handed dunk that gave Northeastern a seven-point lead with 55 seconds remaining.
Northeastern beats Delaware 71-69 with big second half
BOSTON (AP) — Donnell Gresham Jr. scored all of his 17 points in the second half, Vasa Pusica added 16, and Northeastern scored 48 second-half points to beat Delaware 79-61 on Saturday to win its third straight.
The Huskies (13-7, 6-2 Colonial Athletic Association) at one point were shooting nearly 64 percent from the floor in the second half and finished 25 of 53 (47 percent), making 9 of 20 from 3.
Northeastern hits 14 3s, beats James Madison 80-67
BOSTON (AP) — Shawn Occeus made four 3-pointers and scored 18 points to help Northeastern beat James Madison 80-67 on Sunday.
Maxime Boursiquot added 13 points, Vasa Pusica 12 and Tomas Murphy 10 for Northeastern (10-6, 3-1 Colonial Athletic Association). Boursiquot, Pusica and Donnell Gresham Jr. each had three 3s as the Huskies made a season-high 14 of 30 from distance. Pusica contributed a career-high nine assists as Northeastern had 24 helpers on 29 field goals.
Northeastern holds off Vermont 71-67
BOSTON (AP) — Donnell Gresham Jr. scored 17, Vasa Pusica made a key pair of free throws with 17 seconds left and Northeastern beat Vermont 71-67 on Saturday.
The Huskies (6-4) nearly had their 10-point, second-half lead erased when Anthony Lamb's layup cut the deficit to 66-65 with 2:12 left. Northeastern's Shawn Occeus hit a 3-pointer to push the lead to four and Lamb's free throws capped the Catamounts' scoring with 1:27 left.
Northeastern beats Bucknell 82-64 behind Pusica
BOSTON (AP) — Vasa Pusica scored 17 points with four assists and three steals to lead four Huskies in double figures and Northeastern beat Bucknell 82-64 on Tuesday night to win their third straight.
Anthony Green, Donnell Gresham Jr. and Devon Begley scored 11 points apiece for the Huskies (5-4), who outrebounded the Bison 37-26 and outscored them 44-36 in the paint.
Gresham’s career day powers Northeastern past Cornell 84-66
BOSTON (AP) — Donnell Gresham Jr. set career highs with 22 points and four steals to go with nine rebounds on Saturday, and Northeastern beat Cornell 84-66.
Vasa Pusica added 20 points, Bolden Brace scored 12 and Maxime Boursiquot had 11 for the Huskies (4-4), who notched back-to-back wins following a four-game skid.
Occeus paces Northeastern to 83-49 win over Wentworth
BOSTON (AP) — Shawn Occeus scored 12 points to lead a balanced Northeastern team past Wentworth 83-49 on Sunday, winning its home opener for the tenth consecutive season.
Eleven of 12 players scored for Northeastern (1-0) with Donnell Gresham Jr. adding 11 points, Bolden Brace and Devon Begley 10 each. Vasa Pusica added nine points with four assists and four steals.
The Huskies made 12 of 26 3-point shots with Occeus sinking three of four.
UConn falls to other Huskies from Northeastern, 64-61
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Northeastern hadn't beaten UConn since the year before Jim Calhoun left the Boston-based Huskies to coach the ones at Connecticut.
That changed Monday night.
T.J. Williams scored 20 points and Northeastern won 64-61, dropping UConn to 0-2 for the first time in 48 years.
"It's pretty big for the school and it's pretty big for our team this year," Williams said. "It's really huge. It really hasn't sunk in yet, but it feels great; it feels wonderful."
Northeastern edges Boston 87-77
BOSTON (AP) — T.J. Williams scored 30 points and Alex Murphy added 20 as Northeastern edged Boston 87-77 in a season opener for both teams on Friday night.
Williams was 9 of 15 from the field and hit 11 of 15 free throws for the Huskies. Murphy was 7 of 10 from the field including three 3-pointers and had eight assists. Donnell Gresham Jr. added 12 points and three rebounds.