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Carter helps Delaware eek past Northeastern 82-80 in 2OT

December 31, 2018

BOSTON (AP) — Ithiel Horton scored 27 points, Eric Carter added 18 with 10 rebounds and Delaware beat Northeastern 82-80 in double overtime Sunday night.

Ryan Allen made 1 of 2 free throws with a second left in the second overtime. Northwestern’s Donnell Gresham Jr. missed a 3-point heave at the buzzer for Northeastern. Down 81-79 with 15 seconds left, Gresham made 1 of 2 foul shots. Jordan Roland rebounded the miss for the Huskies, but Gresham missed a short shot with three seconds left and Allen got fouled.

Carter made 1 of 2 free throws to tie it at 71-all with 70 seconds left at the end of the first overtime and neither team scored after that. Northeastern’s Jordan Roland missed two 3-point attempts in the last two seconds.

Carter’s layup with 17 seconds left at the end of regulation tied it at 64-all to force the first overtime. Vasa Pusica missed a short shot attempt with two seconds remaining.

Bolden Brace led Northeastern (7-7) with 18 points and 10 rebounds.

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