UMass 72, Northeastern 66
Jesse Morgan and Chaz Williams each scored 18 points and gave
Massachusetts a huge advantage in 3-point shooting for a 72-66 win
over Northeastern Tuesday night.
The Minutemen (4-3), who led 30-29 at halftime, went on a 7-0
run to open the second half. But Northeastern (4-4) got back in it
with four Huskies scoring in double figures. Reggie Spencer
finished with 15 points, Quincy Ford scored 14, Demetrius Pollard
chipped in 12 and Joel Smith totaled 10.
Northeastern was undone by its 3-point shooting, though, making
11.1 percent (3 of 27) of their treys. The Huskies were 2 for 11 in
the first half, 1 of 16 in the second. Ford finished 2 for 8 and
Pollard 1 for 7. Smith missed all six of his 3-point tries and
David Walker was 0 for 4.
Morgan, meanwhile, hit 4 of 7 treys for UMass. Williams was 2