We're coming down the stretch in college basketball, and these are the players who have stood out in each league.
— Day’Ron Sharpe scored 15 points, Garrison Brooks had 11 points and 13 rebounds for his second double-double and North Carolina used balanced scoring to beat Northeastern 82-62 on Wednesday night in a rare February nonconference game for the Tar Heels.
UNC has scheduled a game Wednesday against Northeastern after its game Tuesday against Virginia Tech was postponed.
— Nicolas Timberlake had a career-high 22 points as Towson ended its eight-game losing streak, getting past Northeastern 68-57 on Sunday.
— Tyson Walker scored a career-high 36 points as Northeastern topped Towson 76-67 on Saturday, giving coach Bill Coen his 250th win.
— Vado Morse scored a career-high 30 points to keep pace with Tyson Walker and carry James Madison to a 79-72 win over Northeastern on Sunday.
— Jahmyl Telfort had a career-high 23 points, all in the second half, as Northeastern extended its winning streak to seven games, defeating James Madison 72-63 on Saturday.
— Jahmyl Telfort came off the bench to score 16 points, reserve Chris Doherty scored on a tipin with 15.2 seconds to go and Northeastern defeated College of Charleston 68-66...
— Tyson Walker had 20 points, including the clinching free throws with 10.1 seconds left, as Northeastern edged past College of Charleston 67-62 on Saturday.
— Tyson Walker scored 23 points, dropping in a career-high seven 3-pointers, and Northeastern swept Hofstra 67-56 on Saturday.
— Shaquille Walters scored nine of his career-high 20 points in overtime as Northeastern defeated Hofstra 81-78 on Thursday.
— Tyson Walker and Jason Strong scored 17 points apiece and Northeastern defeated Elon 66-58 on Sunday for a weekend sweep.
— Jahmyl Telfort had 20 points as Northeastern routed Elon 75-52 on Saturday in a Colonial Athletic Association opener for both teams.
— Derek Culver scored 18 points, Oscar Tshiebwe had 12 points and 15 rebounds and No. 9 West Virginia used its size advantage to beat Northeastern 73-51 on Tuesday.
— Andrew Garcia scored 15 points, Toumani Camara had 13 and Georgia pulled away in the second half for a 76-58 victory over Northeastern on Tuesday night to remain undefeated.
— Kalu Ezikpe had 17 points as Old Dominion narrowly defeated Northeastern 66-62 on Sunday. Joe Reece added 11 points for the Monarchs, and Malik Curry chipped in 10 points.
— Joseph Girard III scored 21 points, Quincy Guerrier had 18 points and a career-high 16 rebounds, and Syracuse held off shorthanded Northeastern 62-56 on Wednesday.
— Tyson Walker scored 20 points as Northeastern held off UMass 78-75 on Sunday, the second time the teams played each other in three days.
— Tre Mitchell had 31 points and 11 rebounds as UMass beat Northeastern 94-79 on Friday.
The Colonial Athletic Association on Wednesday released its men's and women's basketball schedules for the 2020-21 season using a format designed to limit travel and exposure to COVID-19.
Nearly two decades after Jay Wright took Hofstra to the NCAA tournament, Joe Mihalich and the Pride won the CAA tournament title, punching the school's ticket to the Big Dance.
Senior guard Eli Pemberton scored 12 of his 19 points in the second half and Hofstra came from behind to beat Northeastern 70-61 Tuesday night to win the Colonial Athletic Association Tournament and return to the NCAA Tournament for the first time...
Jordan Roland hit 5 of 12 3-pointers and scored 21 points and sixth-seeded Northeastern led wire-to-wire to beat No. 7 Elon 68-60 in Monday night's Colonial Athletic Association tournament semifinal.