BOSTON -- Justin Edwards scored 29 points on 11-of-12 shooting to help Maine beat Northeastern on Wednesday night 76-73 in nonconference action.
Edwards scored 18 points in the second half to help Maine (2-4) overcome a 40-35 halftime deficit.
After John Mesghna's 3-pointer with 11:19 remaining tied the game at 57, Maine outscored Northeastern (4-3) 13-4 to take a 72-61 lead with under four minutes to play.
After the Huskies cut the deficit to one with 45 seconds left, Northeastern's Demetrius Pollard missed a potential game-tying free throw.
Two free throws by Edwards extended the lead to three, 76-73, and Northeastern's Quincy Ford missed a three at the buzzer to seal the victory for Maine.
Alasdair Fraser added 20 points for Maine.
Michigan has hired assistant basketball coaches Billy Donlon and Saddi Washington.
Duke and Cincinnati, 2016 NCAA tournament teams, highlight the eight-team field for the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Tip-Off Tournament.
NCAA champion Villanova will play Notre Dame and Pittsburgh will play Penn State in the inaugural Never Forget Tribute Classic at Prudential Center on Dec. 10.