Northeastern heads to CAA finals with 68-60 win over Elon
WASHINGTON (AP) — Jordan Roland hit 5 of 12 3-pointers and scored 21 points and sixth-seeded Northeastern led wire-to-wire to beat No. 7 Elon 68-60 in Monday night’s Colonial Athletic Association tournament semifinal.
The Huskies (17-15) face top-seeded Hofstra in Tuesday’s championship game for the second straight year.
Northeastern is just the third No. 6 seed to reach the CAA championship and the first since George Mason did it in 2007.
Bolden Brace hit 4 of 6 3-pointers and scored 16 points and had seven rebounds for Northeastern, which shot 13 of 25 from long distance (46%) and led by as many as 20 points. Tyson Walker added 10 points and Maxime Boursiquot had eight with seven rebounds.