The Dukes (2-2, 0-1 Colonial Athletic Association) were down by
10 with 2:44 to go before Ray Barbosa hit a 3-pointer with three
seconds left to narrow the lead to 84-83. Barbosa finished with 17
Colbey Santos fouled Kelly on the change of possession and Kelly
sank both foul shots to secure the win for the Huskies (5-1, 1-0).
James Madison led 41-38 at the half but a Barea 3-pointer put
Northeastern up 48-47 and the Huskies never trailed.
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.