BOSTON (AP) -- Shawn James had career highs of 23 points and 14
rebounds to lead Northeastern past Hartford 86-66 on Wednesday
The Huskies (14-8, 10-3 America East) never trailed while the
Hawks (7-15, 3-10) missed seven of their first eight shots and shot
39 percent for their fifth straight loss.
After Hartford pulled within two points early in the second
half, Northeastern went on a 17-4 run to put the game out of reach.
James' putback with 13:02 left gave Northeastern a 58-46 lead.
Jose Juan Barea scored 17 points and tied a career high with 14
assists to lead the Huskies to their fourth win in their last five
Marcus Barnes scored all 18 of points in the first half on six
3-pointers as Northeastern took a 42-35 halftime lead. Barnes'
3-pointer with 1:50 left in the half gave the Huskies their first
double-digit lead, 41-30.