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NU’s top dog of CAA tourney

RICHMOND — The Northeastern men’s basketball team couldn’t have selected a better year to win the Colonial Athletic Association regular-season title. You could say NU’s timing was impeccable.

By virtue of their first CAA title since joining the league in 2005-06, the top-seeded Huskies (19-11, 14-4) earned a bye to the semifinals of the CAA’s tournament at Richmond Coliseum, where the absence of anchor teams such as Virginia Commonwealth, now a member of the Atlantic 10, and Old Dominion, which was deemed ineligible after announcing its intention to leave next season for Conference USA, will truly make it a neutral site.

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