The Matadors (8-5) struggled from the foul line until the end of the game, hitting 12 of 14 free throws in the final 96 seconds. Prior to that they were 12 of 23.
While Maxwell was scoring a career-high and grabbing 12 rebounds, teammate Stephan Hicks was held to 10 points, more than eight below his average, but he grabbed 11 boards.
When Greene hit two free throws at the 1:36 mark, Northridge led 76-66. Black's jumper and 3-pointer, in a 7-0 run, made it 76-73 15 seconds later.