Northeastern’s student chapter of Best Buddies International counts more than 40 young humanitarians who volunteer to enhance the lives of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Alex Linden, BHS’17, and Melissa Jacques, S’17, are two of those humanitarians. On Friday, they’ll help host Northeastern’s inaugural “Special Spirit” basketball game.
Northeastern University staff photographer Matthew Modoono joined the men’s basketball team on its journey from Boston to Pittsburgh, where the Huskies faced Notre Dame in the second round of the NCAA tournament.
The quirks, customs, and quasi-secrets of five Northeastern basketball players.
Basketball, like life, is unpredictable, a game in which the underdog has the potential to become the star—if only for one series, one game, one play. Caleb Donnelly, the walk-on guard for the Northeastern University men’s basketball team, is a prime example.
D’Amore-McKim School of Business professor Robert Lieb has written a book detailing the history of the American Basketball League, a short-lived pro basketball league in the 1960s that looked to disrupt the basketball establishment.