Scores

Final

Hartford 66

(7-15, 3-10 Am. East)

Northeastern 86

(14-8, 10-3 Am. East)

    7:00 PM ET, February 9, 2005

    Cabot Center/Solomon Court, Boston, Massachusetts

    1 2 T
    HART 35 3166
    NE 42 4486

    Top Performers

    Hartford: B. Lowndes 22 Pts, 7 Reb, 1 Ast

    Northeastern: S. James 23 Pts, 14 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl, 5 Blk

    Northeastern 86, Hartford 66

    BOSTON (AP) -- Shawn James had career highs of 23 points and 14 rebounds to lead Northeastern past Hartford 86-66 on Wednesday night.

    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.

    Bernard Lowndes scored a career-high 22 points and had seven rebounds and Aaron Cook scored 16 and had eight rebounds for Hartford.

    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 games.

    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.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    HART
    NE
    Points 66 86
    FG Made-Attempted 26-66 (.394) 30-60 (.500)
    3P Made-Attempted 6-16 (.375) 8-21 (.381)
    FT Made-Attempted 8-13 (.615) 18-23 (.783)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 19 (0/0) 15 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 21

    2004-05 Season

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    Jan 12, 2005 NE 82, @HART 69Recap
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