Pipeline to Baltimore turns Northeastern into contender4...

Pipeline to Baltimore turns Northeastern into contender

4 area players boost Huskies


Boston's Northeastern University has become home for several former area high school standouts.

Lake Clifton's Ben Harlee, Alphonso Barney and Joe Carey, and zTC Milford Mill's Chuckie Moore have helped the Huskies (13-6, 6-1) to a first-place tie with Drexel in the North Atlantic Conference.


Northeastern finished 9-19, 5-9 last season.

Harlee, a 6-foot-3 junior guard who is averaging 11.6 points, led Northeastern to three road victories last week, including a season-high 30 points at Boston University. He was named the conference's Player of the Week.

Moore, the son of Lake Clifton coach Charlie Moore, is Northeastern's leading scoring with 12.5 points per game. The 6-4 senior forward also is averaging 5.4 rebounds.

Barney, playing 13.9 minutes per game, is averaging 2.6 points and 2.5 rebounds.

Carey has participated in three games for the Huskies.

L * Cardinal Gibbons graduate Drew Phillips is making the most

of his playing time for UNC-Wilmington (13-6 overall, 5-4 in the Colonial Athletic Association).

The 5-10 junior guard leads the Seahawks with 3.8 assists per game, while averaging 17.5 minutes.


Phillips is also second on the team in steals, averaging 1.3.

Women's basketball

Mount Hebron's Amy Mallon is doing it all for St. Joseph's of Philadelphia 12-6, 3-3 Atlantic 10).

Mallon, a senior who sat out last season after transferring from Richmond, is leading the Hawks in rebounding (10.2 per game) and minutes (36.0), and is second on the team in scoring (16.7) and steals (2.4). She also is averaging 4.0 assists.

Mallon, who was a first-team All-Metro selection her junior and senior years, has led the Hawks in scoring in seven games, including a 31-point performance against San Francisco in the Holiday Inn-Coca-Cola Classic.