Coen adds former player Brace to NU MBB staff as Graduate Manager

Former Northeastern men’s basketball guard Bolden Brace will be joining the program as a graduate manager, announced by head coach Bill Coen on Friday. Brace graduated in 2019 with a degree in communication and media studies and was a part of the 2019 CAA Championship team that made the NCAA Tournament.

Most recently, Brace played for the Den Helder Suns in the Dutch Basketball League in the Netherlands after playing for Coen for four years. He captained the team and led the Huskies to an unprecedented three consecutive championship games from 2018-20.


  • Averaged 13 points per game with the Den Helder Suns in the Dutch Basketball League in 2020-21
  • Grabbed 4.8 rebounds and tallied 2.4 steals per game with the Suns
  • Scored a season-high 23 points vs. Donar Groningen on April 17, 2021
  • 2020 CAA All-Tournament Team
  • 2018 Inaugural CAA Sixth Man of the Year
  • No. 4 all-time in 3-pointers made (230) and No. 6 in 3-pointers attempted (609)
  • No. 8 all-time in free throw percentage (.812)

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