NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — When Northeastern saw its large lead fading in the Colonial Athletic Association Tournament finals again, the Huskies flashed back to their failure from a year ago...
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....
Roland carries Northeastern past Drexel 90-66
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jordan Roland had 26 points as Northeastern easily defeated Drexel 90-66 on Saturday. Vasa Pusica added 21 points for the Huskies. Pusica also had nine rebounds for the...
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...
NEWARK, Del. (AP) — Vasa Pusica had 22 points as Northeastern topped Delaware 75-64 on Thursday night.
Jordan Roland had 17 points for Northeastern (19-10, 13-4 Colonial Athletic...
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...
Murphy scores 21 to lead Northeastern past Towson 73-58
BOSTON (AP) — Tomas Murphy matched his career high with 21 points plus 12 rebounds as Northeastern won its seventh straight home game, topping Towson 73-58 on Saturday.
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...
Pusica scores 19, Northeastern pulls away from James Madison
BOSTON (AP) — Vasa Pusica scored 19 points with seven assists and Northeastern (17-10, 11-4 Colonial Athletic Association) pulled away from James Madison 76-60 Thursday night, making nine of their...
Riller has 33, Charleston tops Northeastern 88-79 in OT
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Grant Riller scored ten of his 33 points in overtime as Charleston rallied to beat Northeastern 88-79 on Saturday afternoon.
Riller, who was 11 of 16 from the field, nailed two treys in the extra period to help the Cougars win overtime 19-10.
Charleston, which trailed 52-42 midway in the second half, rallied to take a 69-67 lead with 1:04 left.
Northeastern shuts out Elon in OT, wins 72-60
BOSTON (AP) — Vasa Pusica had 23 points and Northeastern shut out Elon in overtime for a 72-60 victory on Saturday.
Jordan Roland added 21 points for the Huskies, while Bolden Brace chipped in 20 points and 14 rebounds.
Steven Santa Ana's layup tied the game for Elon at 60 with 1:57 to play. Each team missed two shots down the stretch before Pusica's shot was off at the buzzer.
Northeastern leads throughout in win over William & Mary
BOSTON (AP) — Vasa Pusica scored 19 points and Northeastern led throughout in beating William & Mary 72-60 on Thursday night.
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.
Roland scores 29, Northeastern drops James Madison 78-68
HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) — Jordan Roland hit eight 3-pointers and scored 29 points, Vasa Pusica had a double-double and Northeastern turned back James Madison 78-68 on Saturday.
Shawn Occeus added 14 points and Donnell Greshman 12 for the Huskies (12-9, 6-3 Colonial Athletic Association). Pusica had 10 points and 10 rebounds to help the Huskies to a 40-31 rebounding advantage and went 6 for 6 from the foul line to run his streak of consecutive makes to 27.
Fobbs, McNeill lead as Towson shocks Northeastern 75-72
TOWSON, Md. (AP) — Brian Fobbs scored 18 points and hauled down eight rebounds, Jordan McNeill tossed in 12 points and had two steals and last-place Towson shocked preseason conference favorite Northeastern 75-72 Thursday night.
Pusica, Brace lead Northeastern past Charleston 69-60
BOSTON (AP) — Vasa Pusica scored 21 points and Northeastern held off Charleston 69-60 on Thursday night for its third straight win.
Northeastern downs Williams & Mary 90-70, same as last time
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — Shawn Occeus scored 21 points and Northeastern wrapped up its three-game road trip beating William & Mary 90-70 Saturday.
It was just the Huskies' third-ever win over William & Mary in Williamsburg. They beat the Tribe there by the same 90-70 score last year shooting 71 percent from the field. Saturday they shot 60 percent (33 of 55) including 12 of 25 from 3-point range and made 12 of 14 foul shots.
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.
Wright-Foreman scores as time expires, Hofstra wins 75-72
HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) — The fate of a lengthy win streak flowed through Justin Wright-Foreman who launched a shot on the run from inside half court just as the buzzer sounded and when it rattled through, drawing a roar from the crowd, Hofstra had defeated Northeastern 75-72 Saturday for its 10th straight win.
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 beats Drexel 93-83 in CAA opener
BOSTON (AP) — Vasa Pusica scored 29 points, Anthony Green had a career-high 21 points and 11 rebounds and Northeastern beat Drexel 93-83 on Friday night in a Colonial Athletic Association opener.
Northeastern (7-6, 1-0) has won seven consecutive CAA-openers and has beaten Drexel in seven of their last eight games. The Dragons (6-8, 0-1) have lost four of their last five games.
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.
BU rallies from 12 down to beat Northeastern 77-74
BOSTON (AP) — Tyler Scanlon's jumper with 26 seconds left capped a late Boston University rally that lifted the Terriers past defending Colonial Athletic Association champions Northeastern 77-74 in Tuesday night's season opener.
Northeastern cruises past UNC Wilmington 79-52
NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Vasa Pusica had his 14th 20-point game of the season and No. 2 seed Northeastern beat No. 6 seed UNC Wilmington 79-52 in the Colonial Athletic Association Tournament semifinals on Monday night.
Northeastern (23-9) will face top-seeded College of Charleston in the championship on Tuesday night.
The Huskies pulled away with 16 straight points to lead 66-37 and extended to their largest lead of the night at 76-46 shortly before the final.
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.
Northeastern beats Elon, wins for share of CAA title
ELON, N.C. (AP) — Vasa Pusica tied his career high with 31 points and Northeastern scored 21 of the final 27 points on Saturday night as the Huskies beat Elon 81-59 to win a share of the Colonial Athletic Association title.
Northeastern (21-9, 14-4) won seven in a row to tie College of Charleston, which swept the season series against the Huskies, atop the conference standings.
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’s buzzer-beater gets Northeastern past William & Mary
BOSTON (AP) — Vasa Pusica scored 19 points and made the game-winning layup at the buzzer to give Northeastern a 69-67 victory over William & Mary on Saturday for its fifth straight win.
With the game tied at 67, William & Mary's Matt Milon missed a 3-pointer with nine seconds left. Following a Northeastern timeout, Pusica took the ball in the backcourt, dribbled the floor then drove through three Tribe defenders and banked in his shot for the win.
Pusica’s big first half helps Huskies hold off Dragons
BOSTON (AP) — Vasa Pusica scored 17 of his 24 points in the first half and Anthony Green tied a career-high with 16 points as Northeastern held off Drexel 75-69 on Thursday night for its fourth straight win.
Behind the hot shooting of Pusica — who was 7 of 11 from the floor in the first half — the Huskies (18-9, 11-4 Colonial Athletic Association) raced out to a 19-8 lead, and Pusica's deep 3-pointer with 2.7 seconds left before the break put Northeastern up 10.
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.
Isabell wins it at foul line, Drexel tops Northeastern 68-67
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Tramaine Isabell scored 21 points and made the game-winning free throw with a second left to lead Drexel past Northeastern 68-67 on Saturday.
Northeastern led 67-61 after Tomas Murphy hit a jumper with 2:20 left, but the Huskies never scored again and missed their last three shots from the field and three free throws. Vasa Pusica missed a 3-point heave at the buzzer.
Green, Pusica, Brace help Northeastern beat Hofstra 81-67
HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) — Bolden Brace, Vasa Pusica and Anthony Green each had a double-double on Thursday night to help Northeastern beat Hofstra 81-67 for its fourth win in a row.
Brace had 14 points and 10 rebounds, Green added 14 and 10 and Pusica finished with 16 points, five rebounds and a career-high 10 assists. Shawn Occeus scored 16 points, and Donnell Gresham 11, for Northeastern (14-7, 7-2 Colonial Athletic Association), which avenged a 71-70 home loss to the Pride (12-9, 5-9) on Jan. 2.
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 shoots 71 percent, wins 90-70, creates CAA tie
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — Vasa Pusica made four 3-pointers and scored 20 points with nine assists and Northeastern shot 71 percent to defeat William & Mary 90-70 on Thursday night to create a three-way tie for first place in the Colonial Athletic Association.
The Huskies (12-7, 5-2) and the Tribe (12-6, 5-2) are tied with Hofstra.
Northeastern made 35 of 49 shots, including 12 of 19 from the arc (63 percent) while only making 8 of 13 free throws for 61.5 percent.
Northeastern beats UNC Wilmington in OT, 81-77
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Shawn Occeus scored 15 points including four in overtime that put Northeastern in the lead for good in an 81-77 win over UNC Wilmington Saturday night.
The Huskies (11-7, 4-2 Colonial Athletic Association) trailed by two in the overtime period when Occeus made a layup and two foul shots to put his team on top for good, 76-74, with 1:28 remaining.
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 hangs on after big first half, beats Elon 72-60
BOSTON (AP) — Vasa Pusica had four 3-pointers and 20 points on Friday night and Northeastern built a 25-point lead in the first half and then held on to beat Elon 72-60.
Elon rallied with a 9-0 run to get within 64-60 on Steven Santa Ana's steal and layup with 46 seconds left. But Northeastern made all six of its final free throws and Shawn Occeus punctuated the final moments with a breakaway two-handed dunk
Hofstra edges Northeastern 71-70 behind Wright-Foreman
BOSTON (AP) — Justin Wright-Foreman scored 27 points, Rokas Gustys added 15 with 13 rebounds, and Hofstra beat Northeastern 71-70 on Tuesday night to end the Huskie's five-game home win streak.
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.
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.
Pusica has 22, Northeastern turns back Harvard 77-61
BOSTON (AP) — Vasa Pusica scored 22 points, Devon Begley added 14 off the bench and Northeastern defeated Harvard 77-61 on Thursday night.
The Huskies (3-4) made 6 3-pointers in the first 11 minutes, including two in a 14-0 run to open a 32-11 lead. Even with Harvard closing the half on a 15-2 run, Northeastern, which made 7 of 14 treys, led 41-34.
The Crimson went 2 of 8 from distance, made 12 of 14 free throws, but also had nine turnovers that Northeastern turned into 17 points.
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.
Northeastern hangs on for 65-59 win over Boston University
BOSTON (AP) — Tomas Murphy scored 15 points on 6-for-12 shooting and Northeastern held on for a 65-59 win over Boston University in the season opener for both teams Friday night.
Anthony Green and Devon Begley added 10 points apiece for Northeastern and Vasa Pusica had nine points and seven assists.
Northeastern took the lead for good, 19-18, on a dunk by Green and then got a 3-pointer from Begley before Green capped the 8-0 spurt with a 3-point play with 4:35 left before the break.