Northeastern snaps Hofstra’s 16-game winning streak
BOSTON (AP) — Vasa Pusica had 24 points and eight rebounds to help Northeastern beat Hofstra 75-61, snapping the Pride's 16-game winning streak on Saturday.
Hofstra's winning streak had been the longest in the nation coming into the game.
No. 16 Virginia Tech, No. 23 Purdue win in Charleston
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Northeastern forward Jeremy Miller loves playing Power Five opponents. He and his teammates made sure the Huskies got a chance to play another by routing Alabama at the Charleston Classic.
Vasa Pusica had 20 points while Miller and Bolden Brace had 11 points each as the Huskies (2-1) advanced to the tournament semifinals with a 68-52 victory over the Crimson Tide (2-1) on Thursday.
Pusica scores 31, Occeus 21 in Northeastern’s 81-70 triumph
HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) — Vasa Pusica scored 31 points and Shawn Occeus 21, both career highs, and Northeastern defeated James Madison 81-70 on Saturday in a Colonial Athletic Association opener.
Leading by four early in the second half, the Huskies outscored the Dukes 19-9, including six straight points from Jeremy Miller and five consecutive by Bolden Brace to go up 72-58 with six minutes left. The Dukes got within six, 76-70, with two minutes left but missed their final four shots.