WILLIAMSBURG, Va. -- Joel Smith posted his 10th straight game in double figures with 17 points as Northeastern defeated Colonial Athletic Association-foe William & Mary 68-64 Monday night.
Northeastern, which defeated William & Mary 95-91 in overtime Jan. 23, scored seven of the game's first 10 points and stretched its lead to 17-7 behind a David Walker 3-pointer midway through the first half.
William & Mary (9-14, 3-9) rallied to a 62-56 advantage in the second half but the Huskies outscored the Tribe 12-2 over the final 5 minutes to seal the victory.
Northeastern dished out 17 helpers and has posted double-digit assists in 23 of 25 contests this season.
Brandon Britt led the Tribe with 18 points.
Mike Brey is looking at former Notre Dame players to fill two assistant jobs that have opened up with the departures of Martin Ingelsby and Anthony Solomon.
Purdue's 2016-17 prospects got a jolt Wednesday when forward Caleb Swanigan announced he will return for his sophomore season.
Clemson's Jaron Blossomgame says he is withdrawing from the NBA draft and returning to school for a final season.