BOSTON -- Nkem Ojougboh scored 18 points to lead four Northeastern players in double figures as the Huskies defeated Virginia Commonwealth 74-62 on Saturday for their 11th consecutive victory, the nation's third-longest active win streak.
Chaisson Allen scored 16 points, including two 3-pointers and two free throws during a 10-2 run that gave the Huskies (13-7, 8-1 Colonial Athletic Association) a 47-39 lead early in the second half.
Larry Sanders scored 22 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for the Rams (13-5, 5-4). Six of his rebounds came at the offensive end, and the Rams led the Huskies 15-4 in that category, but they could not convert enough of those extra chances into points.
Northeastern shot 58.5 percent (24-for-41) from the field to Virginia Commonwealth's 37.9 percent (22-for-58).