Binghamton (5-14), which trailed 38-30 at halftime, used a 19-2
run to pull ahead by seven, 51-44, with 11:44 remaining. But
Northeastern (12-7) responded with a decisive 12-0 run, bookended
by Barnes three-pointers, to regain the lead at 56-51.
Barea hit the game's biggest shot, an acrobatic layup with 2:21
to play. He got fouled on the play and hit the ensuing free throw
to give the Huskies a 65-59 lead.
Northeastern (12-7) closed out the game with a 28-5 run. The
Huskies sank four three throws and recorded three of their 11
blocks in the final two minutes to seal their sixth win in the last
The Bearcats managed just two field goals in the final six
minutes and shot just 8-for-28 (29%) in the second half. Binghamton
also committed 19 turnovers.