RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- Jose Juan Berea scored 20 points and
Northeastern finished with a 17-3 run to beat Old Dominion 71-63 in
the quarterfinals of the Colonial Athletic Association tournament
The No. 5 Huskies (19-10) will face top-seeded North
Carolina-Wilmington in Sunday's semifinals.
The Monarchs (21-9), the defending CAA champion, missed their
last seven field goal attempts as Northeastern broke open a close
game in the final 4:32. Bobby Kelly scored seven and Aaron Davis
had five during the decision 17-point spurt.
The Monarchs went ahead 62-59 behind an Alex Loughton jumper. A
pair of free throws by Barea pulled the Huskies to within one, and
a Davis 3-point play put Northeastern ahead for good.
Barea, the league's top scorer, added nine assists and two
steals, and Kelly added 12 points.
Loughton led Old Dominion with 14 points.