Drexel's slide continues with lopsided loss to Northeastern

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Drexel's slide continues with lopsided loss to Northeastern

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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 Huskies.

Anthony Green had 14 points and nine rebounds for Northeastern (20-10, 14-4 Colonial Athletic Conference), which earned its fourth straight victory. Bolden Brace added nine rebounds.

Northeastern totaled 53 second-half points, a season best for the team.

Camren Wynter had 19 points and eight assists for the Dragons (13-18, 7-11). Alihan Demir added 14 points and nine rebounds. Trevor John had 11 points.

The Huskies improve to 2-0 against the Dragons this season. Northeastern defeated Drexel 93-83 on Dec. 28. The Huskies and the Dragons next take the floor in the Colonial Athletic Conference Tournament.

Drexel's late rally not enough to snap skid

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Drexel's late rally not enough to snap skid

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BOSTON -- 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.

After the break, the teams traded buckets until a 10-2 Huskies run put them up 14, their largest lead of the night. The Dragons (11-17, 5-10) responded with a 15-4 run to bring the margin down to three. Pusica answered with his second 3-pointer and two free throws, and Devon Begley made two free throws as well to push the lead back to 10 and put it on ice.

Delaware can't stop the rain from deep

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Delaware can't stop the rain from deep

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NEWARK, Del. -- 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.

Ryan Allen, who finished with 19 points, hit a jumper to get Delaware within one again, 68-67 with 1:13 left.

Pusica grabbed the rebound after Allen missed a jumper with :03 left. He was fouled and made two free throws to seal the win.

Pusica made 5 of 10 from distance and Gresham drilled 3 of 4 from deep as the Huskies (16-9, 9-4 Colonial Athletic Association) were 11 of 26 from long range while the Blue Hens made just 2 of 11.

Carter added 14 points with 10 rebounds for Delaware (11-15, 4-9).