Scott Eatherton a big addition for Northeastern

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He was only in Hershey, Pa., for a quick visit in late August, but Scott Eatherton wanted to get some work in, so he called up his high school coach Tim Bean.

It wasn’t unusual for Bean to see Eatherton’s name come across his phone.

They had been tight since Eatherton’s days at Hershey High School.

When Eatherton went to St. Francis University about three hours away, they talked.

When Eatherton decided to transfer to Northeastern last year, Bean guided him through it.

Even when Eatherton sat out the mandatory season after making the switch, he made sure to shoot Bean texts. When the Huskies reached the Colonial Athletic Association tournament last season, Eatherton shot him a text message to make sure he was watching the championship game.

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