The men’s basketball team has been picked to win the Colonial Athletic Association title this year. But head coach Bill Coen and company’s focus is squarely on their season opener on Sunday against crosstown rival Boston University.
The No. 10 Huskies are riding a 10-game winning streak, which head coach Cheryl Murtagh attributes to strong defense and outstanding conditioning.
The Huskies, who will face BU on Sunday at TD Garden in their season opener, will count on eight returning players to share the load, from offensive production to on-court leadership.
The women’s basketball team is eager to unleash its speed, depth, and versatility on its opponents in the 2013–14 campaign, which begins Friday night against crosstown rival BU.
The Huskies have depth in all phases of the game, but is it enough to propel them to a conference championship?
Northeastern will play Towson in the first round of the Colonial Athletic Association Championships on Wednesday. The Huskies qualified for the tournament by beating the Tigers in the final game of the regular season.
The men’s basketball team will reach the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 1991 by winning the Colonial Athletic Association Championship, which begins this weekend in Richmond, Va.