Final
1 2 T
Huskies 36 43 79
Cougars 43 33 76
Points
NE
33
Assists
COFC
10
Rebounds
NE
11

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) Jordan Roland had nine of his 33 points in the final three minutes and Northeastern edged College of Charleston 79-76 on Thursday night.

Bolden Brace had 19 points and 11 rebounds for Northeastern (10-8, 4-2 Colonial Athletic Conference), which earned its fourth consecutive road victory.

Grant Riller had 20 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists - the first triple-double in program history - for the Cougars (11-8, 5-2). Sam Miller scored a career-high 20 points and Zep Jasper had 13 points.

Roland hit a jumper and Brace made a 3-pointer before Roland added a layup to give Northeastern, which trailed by 15 with minutes to play, its first lead since midway through the first half at 72-70 with 1:23 remaining. Riller tied it 22 seconds later but Roland answered with a 3 to take the lead for good. After Riller made a layup to make it 77-76 with 11 seconds remaining, Roland made two free throws and Riller missed a potential tying pull-up 3 from NBA range.

Northeastern takes on UNC Wilmington on the road on Saturday. College of Charleston plays Hofstra at home on Saturday.

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