Gerard Coleman, Scott Eatherton Give Celtics’ Draft Workout Boston Feel

WALTHAM, Mass. — Six NBA hopefuls made the journey to the Boston Celtics’ training facility Friday for a pre-draft workout. For a couple of them, it wasn’t much of a trip. Two players with Boston ties worked out for the hometown team Friday: Gerard Coleman, a native of the city’s Mattapan neighborhood, and Scott Eatherton, who recently completed his senior season at...
May 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Celtics Pre-Draft Workouts: Northeastern’s Scott Eatherton Earns Invite

WALTHAM, Mass. — The Boston Celtics invited in another six NBA prospects Friday for the team’s fourth round of pre-draft workouts. This latest group featured no blue-chippers, as Wisconsin-Green Bay point guard Keifer Sykes (No. 80) was the only one of the six ranked on DraftExpress’ Top 100 Prospects list. Sykes was a two-time Horizon League Player of the Year and averaged...
May 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Live from Pittsburgh: A Gamblers Day 1 NCAA Tournament Diary

On a momentous March Thursday in 1997, my dad allowed me to play hooky from high school and we headed to Pittsburgh’s Civic Arena for the first round of the 1997 NCAA Tournament. The day consisted of four games, one of which featured #15 Coppin State Eagles beating the #2 seed South Carolina Gamecocks. At the time, it was only the third occurrence of the underdog besting the favorite...
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March 21, 2015  |  Discuss

NCAA Tournament: Notre Dame Escapes With Narrow Win Over Northeastern

Northeastern came this close to pulling off the first upset of the NCAA Tournament. The No. 14th-seeded Huskies gave No. 3 Notre Dame its best, but the Irish managed to squeak out a 69-65 victory in the second round of the Midwest Regional in the first game on tap Thursday. The game came down to the final seconds, as Northeastern — making its first trip to the tourney since...
March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Notre Dame escapes first-round scare from Northeastern

PITTSBURGH -- Zach Auguste scored 25 points, Jerian Grant added 17 and Notre Dame dodged a scare trying to erase its futile NCAA Tournament history with a 69-65 win over Northeastern on Thursday. The Fighting Irish (30-5) will play the winner of Texas-Butler on Saturday. The third-seeded Irish returned to the tournament after a one-year absence determined to build off their ACC...
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March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Notre Dame dodges early exit in 69-65 win over Northeastern

PITTSBURGH (AP) Zach Auguste scored 25 points, Jerian Grant added 17 and Notre Dame dodged a scare trying to erase its futile NCAA Tournament history with a 69-65 win over Northeastern on Thursday. The Fighting Irish (30-5) will play the winner of Texas-Butler on Saturday. The third-seeded Irish returned to the tournament after a one-year absence determined to build off their ACC...
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March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Northeastern beats NC-Wilmington 78-71 to reach CAA final

BALTIMORE (AP) Scott Eatherton scored 21 points, and Northeastern earned a berth in the Colonial Athletic Association title game by defeating North Carolina-Wilmington 78-71 on Sunday night. Five players reached double figures in scoring for the third-seeded Huskies (22-11), who will face No. 1 seed William & Mary on Monday night. The winner receives an automatic bid to the...
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March 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Northeastern claims share of 1st, wins 65-56 at Charleston

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) David Walker scored 19 points - including a perfect 9 of 9 on free throws - and Northeastern held off College of Charleston 65-56 on Saturday night to maintain its spot in a four-way tie for the conference title. Four starters for Northeastern (20-11, 12-6 Colonial Athletic Association) reached double digits. Zach Stahl had 11 points while Scott Eatherton and...
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February 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Northeastern tops Drexel in overtime 83-73

BOSTON (AP) David Walker scored a career-high 25 points and Northeastern topped Drexel in overtime 83-73 on Saturday. Northeastern (19-10, 11-5 Colonial) led by 14 early in the second half after Quincy Ford hit Walker cutting through the lane for a thunderous dunk, and Walker added the free throw for a three-point play. But Drexel reeled off 10 straight, including eight points from...
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February 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Northeastern beats Hofstra in 8 straight; wins 79-68

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) Scott Eatherton scored a career-high 24 points to lead Northeastern to a 79-68 victory over Hofstra on Thursday night. The Huskies (17-9, 9-4 Colonial Athletic Association) have beaten the Pride (16-10, 7-6) in eight straight games, and pull within a game of CAA leader William and Mary (16-8, 10-3). Eatherton finished on 8-of-10 shooting, including 7 of 7 from...
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February 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Northeastern leads early, hangs on to beat Towson 69-62

BOSTON (AP) Scott Eatherton scored 15 points and grabbed four rebounds as Northeastern took an early lead and held it to beat Towson 69-62 on Wednesday night. T.J. Williams finished with 15 points and seven assists for the Huskies (16-8, 8-3 Colonial Athletic Association). David Walker added 13. The team hit 71.4 percent from the field overall, nailing 6 of 7 from distance. Northeastern...
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February 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Hot-shooting Northeastern clobbers Elon 80-61 on Stahl's 19

BOSTON (AP) Zach Stahl matched his career high with 19 points and Scott Eatherton added 16 - each on 8 of 9 shooting - as Northeastern hit a scorching 28 of 47 shots (60 percent) to defeat Elon 80-61 on Saturday night. Devon Begley and Quincy Ford each scored 12 for Northeastern (15-8, 7-3 Colonial Athletic) with Ford sinking 9 of 10 foul shots. Ford scored his 1,000th career point...
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January 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Nasty dunk by University of Detroit’s Paris Bass against Northeastern (GIF)

With the University of Detroit Mercy trailing by two with thirty seconds left Monday, Titans freshman Paris Bass left nothing to chance with his tying bucket. Slicing through the Northeastern defense, Bass went over Paws forward Scott Eatherton. #SCTop10 – dadada, dadada.
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January 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Northeastern holds off College of Charleston 69-67

BOSTON (AP) David Walker and T.J. Williams combined for 26 points as Northeastern held off a determined College of Charleston for a 69-67 win on Saturday night. Walker made 4 of 8 field goals for 14 points and Williams made 4 of 5 for 12 points. Scott Eatherton and Zach Stahl scored 11 apiece for Northeastern (13-5, 5-1, Colonial Athletic Association). The Huskies led from the...
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January 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Northeastern pulls away in 91-83 win over Hofstra

BOSTON (AP) David Walker sank four 3-pointers and hit all 10 shots from the foul line to lift hot-shooting Northeastern to a 91-83 win over Hofstra on Wednesday night. Walker finished 4 of 6 from the floor with 22 points and also dished out four assists. Scott Eatherton contributed 21 points, while T.J. Williams added 16 points and 11 rebounds, and Zach Stahl had 13 points to help...
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January 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Northeastern rallies to beat James Madison 65-59

HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) Quincy Ford scored 16 of his 19 points in the second half and Northeastern overcame a 10-point second-half deficit to beat James Madison 65-59 on Thursday night. Scott Eatherton finished with 13 points and 13 rebounds and David Walker added 12, including three 3-pointers, for Northeastern (10-5, 2-1 Colonial Athletic Association). James Madison made 12 of...
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January 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Northeastern beat Delaware 72-53 in CAA opener

NEWARK, Del. (AP) Scott Eatherton scored 15 points and preseason favorite Northeastern opened Colonial Athletic Association play with a 72-53 victory over Delaware on Saturday. T.J. Williams added 12 points and David Walker 10 for the Huskies (9-4, 1-0). Caleb Donnelly hit a pair of 3-pointers to start Northeastern on a 17-2 run in the second for a 22-point lead with 9:16 left....
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January 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Northeastern tops Santa Clara 78-72

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) Scott Eatherton scored 20 points and Northeastern topped Santa Clara 78-72 on Saturday. A 13-2 spurt midway through the first half lifted Northeastern (7-3) from a two-point deficit to a 20-13 lead. Another 11-2 run near the end of the frame - including a pair of Caleb Donnelly 3-pointers - led to a 42-33 advantage for the Huskies at the break. Sana Clara...
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December 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Cal Poly comes from behind to beat Northeastern 60-58

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) Brian Bennett finished with 19 points and nine rebounds and Reese Morgan made the game-sealing free-throws to lead Cal Poly to a 60-58 victory over Down one with 52 seconds to go, Morgan made a pair of free throws to give Cal Poly its first lead of the game. Northeastern missed on consecutive possessions and the Mustangs held on. The last-minute free throws...
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December 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Northeastern holds off Western Michigan, 81-69

BOSTON (AP) Scott Eatherton scored 22 points on 9-of-15 shooting, grabbed 11 rebounds, and led Northeastern to an 81-69 win over Western Michigan on Saturday. David Walker finished with 19 points for Northeastern (6-2), and Quincy Ford added 13 points, four assists, and three steals. The Huskies were outshot by the Broncos, 46 percent to 44, but beat Western Michigan by 14 on the...
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December 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Harvard turns back Northeastern 60-46

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) Wesley Saunders scored 12 points and Siyani Chambers had 11 as Harvard pulled way for a 60-46 win over Northeastern on Wednesday night. The Crimson (5-1) shot 52.2 percent from the field (24 of 46) and limited Northeastern to 33 percent (17 of 51). Scott Eatherton led the Huskies with 16 points. Harvard jumped out to a 10-0 lead, scoring on five-straight possessions...
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December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Northeastern tops Fairfield 57-48

BOSTON (AP) Scott Eatherton scored 18 points on 8-of-12 shooting, Zach Stahl added 14 and Northeastern beat Fairfield on Saturday 57-48 in its home opener. T.J. Williams scored 10, David Walker had five assists, and the Huskies (5-1) held the Stags to 35.1 percent from the field. Marcus Gilbert and K.J. Rose scored nine apiece for Fairfield (2-4) and Amadou Sidibe grabbed 11 rebounds...
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November 29, 2014  |  Discuss

UMass beats previously unbeaten Northeastern 79-54

AMHERST, Mass. (AP) Jabarie Hinds scored 14 points and had five assists to lead Massachusetts to a 79-54 victory over Northeastern in the Hall of Fame Tip Off Classic on Wednesday. UMass (5-1) opened on a 9-2 run and never trailed. The Minutemen bounced back after having their school-record tying 10-game winning streak snapped in an 81-68 loss to Notre Dame on Nov. 22. The Minutemen...
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November 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Northeastern shoots past Manhattan, 65-51

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) Scott Eatherton pumped in 22 points and Northeastern used some torrid shooting to post a 65-51 win over Manhattan Sunday night in the championship game of the Hall of Fame Tipoff tournament at Mohegan Sun Arena. The victory gives the Huskies a 4-0 start to the season and a tournament sweep, with wins over Florida State and Navy to reach the title game. Eatherton...
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November 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Northeastern beats Navy in Tip-Off Classic, 68-44

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) Scott Eatherton scored 19 points and grabbed eight rebounds as Northeastern sank Navy 68-44 in the first game of the Hall of Fame Tip-Off Classic at the Mohegan Sun Arena Saturday night. Navy (0-4) got a 3-pointer from Bryce Dulin with 1:33 left in the first half to cut the Northeastern lead to 30-23, but the Huskies opened the second half with a 7-0 run and...
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November 22, 2014  |  Discuss
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