In the early game, Northeastern rallied from a 28-4 first-half deficit on its way to a 69-67 victory over the No. 4 George Mason Patriots. After scoring just 19 points in the first half, the Huskies erupted for 50 after the break, with the scoring outburst capped off by Jonathan Lee's layup with three seconds remaining.
Lee and Joel Smith scored 14 points apiece to lead Northeastern.
James Madison knocked off No. 2 Delaware Blue Hens, 58-57, in the nightcap after Devon Moore sunk a pair of free throws with four seconds remaining. The Dukes rallied from a six-point deficit with less than three minutes remaining after Delaware came back from 10 points down with a 32-16 run.
A.J. Davis scored 16 points to lead the Dukes, while Moore added 14 points, seven rebounds and six assists.
Northeastern and James Madison will tip off at 7 p.m. ET on Monday from the Richmond Coliseum in Richmond, Va. The game will be televised on NBC Sports Network.
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