Northeastern 105, Elon 104 (2OT)

Bolden Brace hits school-record 10 3-pointers in NU win

ELON, N.C. — Freshman Bolden Brace hit a school-record 10 3-pointers and scored a career-high 40 points and T.J. Williams hit a pair of free throws with seven seconds remaining in the second overtime to earn Northeastern a 105-104 upset victory over Elon in a Colonial Athletic Association battle Thursday night.

Brace scored 28 first-half points, hitting six 3-pointers before intermission. Overall he was 10 of 20 from long range but did not hit a 3-pointer in either overtime period. However, his trey with 1:46 left in regulation gave the Huskies an 81-76 advantage.

Tyler Seibring hit a jumper at the buzzer to get Elon even at 81-81 and force the first overtime.


Williams had Northeastern’s first triple double since 2006, scoring 26 points, grabbing 10 rebounds and dealing out 12 assists.

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Seibring finished with 30 points for Elon (17-13, 9-8).

The Huskies had lost three straight games coming into the contest. Northeastern currently is the No. 6 seed into the CAA tournament, with the top six seeds earning a first-round bye. Northeastern completes the regular season Saturday at North Carolina-Wilmington. It will be the Huskies second meeting with the Seahawks in nine days. UNCW earned 66-65 win in Boston February 16.