Recap: Northeastern vs. Delaware
Boston, MA (Sports Network) - Jarvis Threatt scored 20 points to help lift the Delaware Blue Hens over the Northeastern Huskies for the overtime, upset victory in a Colonial Athletic Association meeting at the Matthews Arena.
Threatt led the team in minutes played with 44 while Devon Saddler and Jamelle Hagins played 43 each. Saddler added 18 points and Hagins contributed 17 points, nine rebounds, four blocks and two steals. After knocking off the number one team in the conference, the Blue Hens (14-12, 9-4 CAA) have won three in a row and six of their last seven games.
The Huskies (17-9, 12-2) had a four-game winning streak snapped despite a 23- point performance from Jonathan Lee in 45 minutes of action. Quincy Ford was the only other Huskie to score in double-figures as he produced 21 points and three steals. Both players tied for the team-lead with six rebounds a piece.
The Huskies trailed 34-30 at halftime after allowing the Blue Hens to shoot 53.9 percent from the floor in the opening 20 minutes.
In the second half, NU shot just 37.5 percent from the field but hit on 16- of-17 attempts from the free-throw line to outscore Delaware 37-33. After Zach Stahl made a lay-up with 34 seconds left in regulation to put NU up 67-65, Saddler hit a jumper with 14 seconds left to tie the game for Delaware and he then sent it to overtime after by swiping a steal in the final seconds kept the Huskies from any launching an attempt before the buzzer.
The Blue Hens trailed for the majority of overtime but with 12 seconds left, Threatt hit a 3-pointer to put Delaware on top, 76-74. After Lee missed a potential game winning 3-point attempt the Blue Hens were awarded the decision.
Delaware scored 15 second-chance points in the game and earned a 38-30 rebounding edge. The Blue Hens held the Huskies to just 40.0 percent shooting from the field while shooting over 48.0 percent on the offensive end.Game Notes