Jonathan Lee finished with 10 points, five assists and four steals for the Huskies (7-7, 2-0 Colonial Athletic Association), who have won two consecutive games.
UNC Wilmington took a 48-45 lead on Tanner Milson's 3-pointer with 11:45 left in the second half. But the Seahawks (5-9, 0-2) lost their advantage and would never retake the lead after Pollard made a jumper and Smith hit a 3-pointer with 10:58 remaining.
Milson, who led UNC Wilmington with 20 points, made a 3-pointer to cut Northeastern's lead to 67-64 with 6 seconds left. But the Huskies held on for the victory after Lee's free throw.
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