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NCAA Game Summary - Northeastern vs. Charlotte



(Friday, November 22nd)

Final Score: Charlotte 86, Northeastern 77

San Juan, PR (SportsNetwork.com) - Shawn Lester and Ben Cherry led the way for Charlotte, each scoring 18 points in an 86-77 victory over Northeastern in the semifinals of the Puerto-Rico Tip-Off.

Ben Cherry shot 6-of-7 from three, all coming in the first half of play, while Lester shot 3-of-5 from distance, including a solid 7-of-8 from the charity stripe.

Charlotte (4-1) was led by a balanced scoring attack in the game. Terrence Williams finished the contest with 13 points and five assists, Pierria Henry added 11 points on 9-of-12 shooting from the free throw line and Willie Clayton and Mike Thorne Jr. each finished with 10 points apiece.

Charlotte took a 43-34 lead into the half, but Northeastern (2-3) battled back and tied the game at 56-56. Terrence Williams netted seven points during a 16-5 run later in the half to put Charlotte ahead for good, 75-63, with 1:44 remaining.

Scott Eatherton and Reggie Spencer led the way for Northeastern, each recording a double-double. Eatherton finished with a game-high 22 points and grabbed 11 rebounds, while Spencer finished with 11 points and a game-high 14 rebounds. Demetrius Pollard added 14 points, while T.J. Williams chipped in with 12 points in the contest.

Charlotte will take on the winner of the (14) Michigan/Florida State contest on Sunday in the title game.

11/22 17:24:28 ET

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Scoreboard
Local
Final
DUR 5
TOL 2
 
7:05pm Tonight
CHR
DUR
 
Final
ATL 2
SDP 0
Final
CIN 1
ARI 2
Final
TAM 2
MIL 1
Final
NYM 7
PHI 1
Final
BOS 1
TOR 14
Final
MIA 7
WAS 6
Final
CHC 4
COL 1
Final
TEX 4
NYY 2
Final
HOU 7
OAK 3
Final
SFG 0
PIT 5
7:05pm Tonight
BAL
ANA
 
7:05pm Tonight
CLE
SEA
 
7:08pm Tonight
DET
CWS
 
7:10pm Tonight
CIN
ARI
 
7:10pm Tonight
TAM
MIL
 
7:10pm Tonight
NYM
PHI
 
7:10pm Tonight
BOS
TOR
 
7:10pm Tonight
MIA
WAS
 
8:05pm Tonight
CHC
COL
 
8:05pm Tonight
TEX
NYY
 
8:10pm Tonight
KAN
MIN
 
8:10pm Tonight
HOU
OAK
 
10:10pm Tonight
LOS
ATL
 
10:10pm Tonight
SDP
STL
 
10:15pm Tonight
SFG
PIT
 
Final
DUR 5
TOL 2
 
7:05pm Tonight
CHR
DUR