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Their last head-to-head back in March of 2023 was close, and so far it looks like that's how Delaware and the Huskies will finish this one. Delaware has jumped out to a quick 37-36 lead against the Huskies.

If Delaware keeps playing like this, they'll bump their record up to 18-12 in no time. On the other hand, Northeastern will have to make due with a 12-18 record unless they turn things around (and fast).

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Northeastern Huskies @ Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens

Current Records: Northeastern 12-17, Delaware 17-12

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Northeastern has enjoyed a two-game homestand but will soon have to dust off their road jerseys. They and the Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens will face off in a Coastal Athletic battle at 7:00 p.m. ET on Thursday at Bob Carpenter Center. Delaware took a loss in their last matchup and will be looking to turn the tables on Northeastern, who comes in off a win.

Winning is just a little bit easier when you work as a team to post 12 more assists than your opponent, a fact Northeastern proved on Saturday. They walked away with a 70-62 victory over the Pirates.

Chris Doherty was the offensive standout of the match as he dropped a double-double on 21 points and 12 rebounds. Less helpful for Northeastern was Luka Sakota's abysmal 0-5 three-point shooting.

Meanwhile, the point spread may have favored Delaware last Monday, but the final result did not. They fell 70-60 to the Dragons. Delaware has struggled against the Dragons recently, as their matchup on Monday was their fourth consecutive lost matchup.

Christian Ray put forth a good effort for the losing side as he dropped a double-double on 12 points and 12 rebounds. Jalun Trent was another key contributor, scoring nine points along with eight rebounds and three steals.

The Huskies' win bumped their record up to 12-17. As for the Fightin' Blue Hens, they have been struggling recently as they've lost three of their last four games, which put a noticeable dent in their 17-12 record this season.

Northeastern is hoping to beat the odds on Thursday, as the experts think they're headed for a loss. For those looking to play the spread, watch out: Northeastern is playing as the underdogs on the road, but their 4-7 record against the spread as such isn't exactly encouraging.

Northeastern couldn't quite finish off the Fightin' Blue Hens in their previous meeting back in March of 2023 and fell 77-74. Can Northeastern avenge their loss or is history doomed to repeat itself? We'll find out soon enough.


Delaware is a solid 5.5-point favorite against Northeastern, according to the latest college basketball odds.

The oddsmakers were right in line with the betting community on this one, as the game opened as a 5.5-point spread, and stayed right there.

The over/under is 142.5 points.

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Series History

Delaware has won 7 out of their last 10 games against Northeastern.

  • Mar 04, 2023 - Delaware 77 vs. Northeastern 74
  • Jan 28, 2023 - Delaware 81 vs. Northeastern 78
  • Jan 16, 2023 - Northeastern 59 vs. Delaware 58
  • Feb 10, 2022 - Delaware 74 vs. Northeastern 61
  • Jan 17, 2022 - Delaware 82 vs. Northeastern 76
  • Feb 20, 2020 - Delaware 70 vs. Northeastern 48
  • Jan 25, 2020 - Delaware 76 vs. Northeastern 74
  • Feb 28, 2019 - Northeastern 75 vs. Delaware 64
  • Dec 30, 2018 - Delaware 82 vs. Northeastern 80
  • Mar 04, 2018 - Northeastern 74 vs. Delaware 50