Criverside 20 32 52
Neastern 38 23 61
Date of game: 11/21/2012

Recap: Northeastern vs. UC Riverside

Anchorage, AK (Sports Network) - Quincy Ford scored 14 points to lead the Northeastern Huskies to a 61-52 triumph over the UC Riverside Highlanders in the opening game of the Great Alaska Shootout at Sullivan Arena.

Joel Smith added 11 points and four assists for Northeastern (3-1).

Josh Fox scored 14 points and brought down six rebounds as the only player for UC Riverside (1-4) in double figures.

Northeastern shot 48.0 percent from the floor in the first half including 7-of-13 from 3-point range to take a 38-20 lead into halftime. UC Riverside lagged behind shooting just 33.3 percent.

The tables turned in the second half with the Highlanders heating up to 51.9 percent and the Huskies dropping to 31.3 percent shooting. The Huskies were able to hold the Highlanders off with a 12-1 edge in points from the free throw line.

Points from the free throw line were crucial in this contest as the Huskies outscored the Highlanders 19-3 overall from the charity stripe.

Northeastern advances to play Belmont in the tournament semifinals.

Game Notes

SE Louisiana will seek a three-peat

Southeastern Louisiana won't have to wait next season in its pursuit of a third straight Southland Conference football title.

NASCAR News
Elliott, Scott among those inducted into NASCAR HofF

Bill Elliott, a former Sprint Cup Series champion, and Wendell Scott, the first African-American to win a race in NASCAR's premier racing circuit, were among the sixth five-member class inducted into the NASCAR Hall of Fame on Friday night.

Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.