WASHINGTON (AP) Chris Doherty had a career-high 26 points, including a three-point play during a 9-0 run to start the extra period, as Northeastern pulled away in overtime to defeated William & Mary, 68-63 in the first round of the Colonial Conference tournament on Saturday.
The Huskies the No. 9 seed coming into the tournament, advances to face top-seeded Towson in a quarterfinal match Sunday.
Doherty was perfect from the floor, making all 10 of his shots. He added four blocks.
Shaquille Walters had 17 points for Northeastern (9-21). Jahmyl Telfort added seven rebounds and three blocks. Nikola Djogo had nine rebounds. Quirin Emanga had a career-high 10 rebounds plus 3 points.
Tyler Rice had 15 points for the Tribe (5-27). Ben Wight added 14 points. Brandon Carroll had 10 points and 12 rebounds.
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