The Minutemen (4-3), who led 30-29 at halftime, went on a 7-0 run to open the second half. But Northeastern (4-4) got back in it with four Huskies scoring in double figures. Reggie Spencer finished with 15 points, Quincy Ford scored 14, Demetrius Pollard chipped in 12 and Joel Smith totaled 10.
Northeastern was undone by its 3-point shooting, though, making 11.1 percent (3 of 27) of their treys. The Huskies were 2 for 11 in the first half, 1 of 16 in the second. Ford finished 2 for 8 and Pollard 1 for 7. Smith missed all six of his 3-point tries and David Walker was 0 for 4.
Morgan, meanwhile, hit 4 of 7 treys for UMass. Williams was 2 for 3.
Oklahoma State basketball player Tyrek Coger died after a 40-minute team workout on the football stadium stairs in hot weather, university officials said Friday.
Prospective NCAA championship host cities must identify local anti-discrimination laws in a questionnaire being sent out by the college sports governing body.
The Class of 2017 is full of talented big men, but Richards is getting noticed by more programs during the current evaluation period in Las Vegas.