PRINCETON, N.J. -- Reggie Spencer made a go-ahead layup with two seconds to play, capping an 8-0 run as Northeastern beat Princeton 67-66 Tuesday night in a nonconference showdown.
With the Huskies (2-0) trailing 66-59 with 2:53 to play, Spencer knocked down a free throw and then Quincy Ford drained a 3 and made a pair of free throws to pull Northeastern within 66-65.
After Princeton's Mack Darrow missed a free throw with 11 seconds left, Spencer grabbed the rebound, then made the layup -assisted by Ford.
Ford set a career high with 27 points on 8-of-13 shooting with five 3-pointers and a team-best eight rebounds.
Spencer finished with 16 points.
The Huskies shot 23 of 40 from the field, including 8 of 11 on 3-pointers.
Princeton's Ian Hummer tied his career high with 25 points, led the Tigers (1-1) with six rebounds -- all offensive -- and had five assists.
Colorado State graduate transfer John Gillon has chosen Syracuse, giving the Orange a potential starter at point guard entering the 2016-17 season.
DeSean Murray, who averaged 20.2 points as a sophomore at Presbyterian, will transfer to Auburn to play for coach Bruce Pearl.
Former Kentucky guard Ed Davender, the only Wildcat with at least 1,500 points and 400 assists, has died. He was 49.