Northeastern 66, Boston U. 64
Chaisson Allen, a preseason All-Colonial Athletic Association
pick, scored 20 points and Northeastern held on to beat Boston U.
66-64 on Friday night in the season opener for both teams.
Three other Huskies scored in double figures – freshman Alex
Harris had 12 points, Kauri Black had 11 points and 12 rebounds,
and Joel Smith added 10 points.
The win snapped a two-game losing streak in the series for
Northeastern and gave the Huskies their third straight win in home
Northeastern led by 13 at halftime but the Terriers chipped away
and cut the lead to 58-57 with 3:41 to play after a 14-2 run. The
Huskies answered with a 6-2 run for a 64-59 lead with 1:24 to play,
and iced the game on two free throws by Harris for a 66-62 lead
with 4 seconds remaining.
John Holland led the Terriers with 25 points and D.J. Irving