Delaware vs Northeastern

Northeastern 62, Delaware 61

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BOSTON (AP) - Joel Smith buried a 20-foot jumper with 1.1 seconds left to cap a last-minute rally and give Northeastern a 62-61 win over Delaware Wednesday night.

The Demons (10-10, 6-4 Colonial Athletic Association) trailed 61-56 with 57 seconds left.

Jonathan Lee then made two free throws with 30 seconds and, after a turnover by Khalid Lewis, Kauri Black was fouled after an offensive rebound. He made both free throws to pull the Huskies within one, 61-60, with 13 seconds to go.

Delaware's Devon Saddler missed the front end of a one-and-one and Reggie Spencer grabbed the rebound to set up Smith's winner.

Tied at 22 at halftime, Northeastern shot 60.9 percent in the second half (14 of 23) and got 13 of Smith's 20 points and 12 of Lee's 14 in the period.

Devon Saddler scored 24 points to lead the Blue Hens (10-10, 5-5), who outscored Northeastern 44-14 in paint.

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Delaware (9-11)223961
Northeastern (10-10) «224062

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Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens
J. Brinkley, F324-60-04118
J. Hagins, F329-171-360219
D. Saddler, G4010-192-432124
K. Anderson, G310-40-02320
K. Lewis, G220-40-04250
J. Threatt272-44-76308
K. McNeil141-40-04022
H. McCullar10-00-00000
L. Savage10-00-00000
Totals 26-587-1432111361
 44.8%50% 
Northeastern Huskies
R. Spencer, F313-62-38018
J. Smith, G398-132-253320
J. Lee, G384-94-475114
Q. Ford, G323-100-01329
A. Bigby, G220-32-22222
K. Black241-33-43255
K. Edwards122-50-02034
M. Banegas-Flores20-00-00000
Totals 21-4913-1533151762
 42.9%86.7% 
Colonial Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UNC-Wilm.15-329-627
Charleston14-425-1062
Towson11-720-1392
Elon10-818-14160
Will. & Mary10-817-14110
Northeastern8-1015-16134
Hofstra7-1115-17196
J. Madison7-1110-23256
Delaware5-1313-20234
Drexel3-159-23308
 
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