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Boston University vs Northeastern

Northeastern 65, Boston U. 64

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BOSTON (AP) - Joel Smith scored 20 points and Demetrius Pollard made a 3-pointer with 2 seconds left to help Northeastern rally and beat Boston University 65-64 Friday night in the season opener for both teams.

Boston took a 35-26 halftime lead behind 10 first-half points from D.J. Irving. However, Northeastern opened the second half on a 12-4 run to narrow the deficit to 39-38.

The Huskies rallied to their first lead, 57-56, behind two Quincy Ford free throws and held that lead until Malik Thomas' 3-pointer put Boston back ahead, 63-62, with 1:13 remaining.

Both teams exchanged misses before Smith was forced to foul Travis Robinson with 9 seconds showing. Robinson made just one of two free throw attempts, opening the door for Pollard's game-winning shot on Northeastern's next possession.

Pollard had missed his previous three field goal attempts.

Irving led Boston with 18 points but went 0-for-6 from deep.

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D. Morris, F322-74-47028
N. Dieudonne, F192-52-29047
D. Irving, G368-192-422218
M. Watson Jr., G233-60-01426
M. Thomas225-102-271313
J. Papale202-60-01056
Z. Chionuma70-20-00000
J. Kennedy61-10-00022
C. Kurz20-00-00000
J. Alston00-00-01000
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Q. Ford, F363-64-691311
J. Smith, G365-109-1255520
Z. Stahl, G282-101-22105
M. Banegas-Flores, G203-50-02126
D. Pollard181-31-21114
C. Avenant150-30-00220
D. Walker70-00-00100
D. Peck20-01-20011
D. Marshavelski10-10-00000
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