Greg Printz scored 2:11 into overtime and Providence escaped with a 2-1 win over Northeastern on Saturday night at Schneider Arena.
The win gave the 10th-ranked Friars (17-8-3, 10-5-3 Hockey East) 3 of 4 points in the home-and-home weekend series against the No. 8 Huskies (15-7-4, 11-5-2) after the teams played to a 4-4 tie on Friday night at Matthews Arena.
Matt Filipe put NU ahead 1:43 into the second period, striking for his fifth goal of the season. Kasper Bjorkqvist evened it at 8:05 of the second.
BU 4, Arizona State 3 — Dante Fabbro had a goal and an assist and the Terriers (13-11-2) held off the Sun Devils (7-16-5) to sweep the weekend series in Tempe, Ariz.
Brandon Hickey and Fabbro scored in the first to get BU out to a 2-0 lead but Arizona State struck back with a power-play goal at 54 seconds of the second and a shorthanded goal at 7:05 to tie it. Brien Diffley put the Terriers up for good 19 seconds later.
Colgate 2, Harvard 0 — Colton Point made 51 saves and Willie Brooks and Bobby McMahon scored power-play goals to help the visiting Raiders blank the Crimson.
BC 3, Providence 2 — Katie Burt made 29 saves to set the NCAA record for wins with her 115th and freshman forward Daryl Watts scored with 3:33 left to break a 2-2 tie as the third-ranked Eagles (24-2-3, 17-1-3 Hockey East) completed a home-and-home weekend sweep of the host and 10th-ranked Friars (14-9-6, 10-5-4). With the win, BC clinched the Hockey East regular-season title.
Burt, a senior, broke a tie with former Minnesota goalie Noora Raty in getting the record-breaking win. The Lynn native, who played at Buckingham Browne & Nichols, also has 34 shutouts, which ranks fourth all time.
Watts, the nation’s leading scorer, also teamed up with Caitrin Lonergan to score goals 2:40 apart early in the second period to put BC up, 2-0. Providence answered in third on goals by Christina Putigna (17 seconds) and Chloe Gonzalves (9:58) to tie it.
BU 6, Merrimack 1 — Victoria Bach scored twice to become Boston University’s all-time points leader and the Terriers (10-13-6, 6-10-5 Hockey East) breezed past the visiting Warriors (9-17-3, 4-13-2).
Combined with a third-period assist, Bach finished the day with 185 points, 2 better than Sarah Lefort. Her 31st and 32nd goals of the season tied her with Lefort and Jenn Wakefield for most in a season at BU.
Harvard 6, Brown 1 — Becca Gilmore and Keely Moy each scored twice as the visiting Crimson (9-11-1, 7-8-1 ECAC) breezed past the Bears (2-21-0, 1-15-0).
Vermont 4, Northeastern 3 — Eve-Audrey Picard’s goal with 11.7 seconds left capped a wild third period and got the host Catamounts (8-16-4, 5-11-3 Hockey East) past the Huskies (13-12-3, 9-9-2).
Drexel 68, Northeastern 67 — Tramaine Isabell scored 21 points and made the winning free throw with a second left to lead the host Dragons (9-14, 3-7 Colonial Athletic) past the Huskies (14-8, 7-3).
Northeastern led, 67-61, after Tomas Murphy hit a jumper with 2:20 left, but the Huskies never scored again and missed their last three shots from the field and three free throws. Vasa Pusica missed a 3-point heave at the buzzer.
Pusica scored 20 points and Murphy added 16 points. Northeastern saw its four-game winning streak end.
Harvard 86, Brown 77 — Seth Towns scored a career-high 30 points, Bryce Aiken was 11 of 12 at the line, and the visiting Crimson (9-10, 4-0) remained undefeated in Ivy League play by knocking off the Bears (9-8, 2-2).
Towns made 11 of 19 shots and was 4-for-4 on shooting from behind the 3-point arc. Harvard made 25 baskets in all and was 11 of 18 from 3 (61 percent). Aiken finished with 18 points and was 8 of 8 at the line in the last seven minutes.
Fordham 82, Massachusetts 69 — Prokop Slanina scored 19 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as the host Rams (7-14, 2-7 Atlantic 10) bounced back from a home-court loss to Rhode Island by knocking off the Minutemen (10-12, 3-6) for the fourth straight time.
Luwane Pipkins and Carl Pierre scored 18 and 17 points, respectively, to lead the Minutemen. Unique McLean added 14 points and grabbed 12 boards for his first career double-double.
Rhode Island 61, Duquesne 58 — Stanford Robinson hit a 3-point shot as time expired and the No. 24 Rams (17-3, 9-0) beat the visiting Dukes (14-8, 5-4) to extend their winning streak to 12 games overall and 17 against Atlantic 10 opponents.
Holy Cross 85, Lafayette 74 — Austin Butler scored a career-high 28 points with five 3-pointers, Jehyve Floyd scored 17, and the host Crusaders (7-14, 4-6) broke open a close game with a 9-0 run in the second half to defeat the Leopards (5-16, 3-7 Patriot).
Harvard 87, Brown 85 — Taylor Rooks scored 24 points and Katie Benzan added 21 to push the host Crimson (11-6, 3-1 Ivy) past the Bears (13-4, 1-3) for their fourth straight win.
Bucknell 67, BU 57 — Katie Nelson and Payton Hauck each scored 14 points but the host Bison (13-8, 7-3 Patriot) hit nearly 50 percent of their shots in handing the Terriers (8-12, 3-7) their fifth straight loss.