Great Alaska Shootout - Belmont vs Northeastern Wrap - Northeastern Wins 74-71
Northeastern got 26 points from Joel Smith en route to a 74-71 victory over Belmont on Friday at Sullivan Arena.
Northeastern was an underdog by 11.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors.
Northeastern got 13 points from Zach Stahl and another 11 points from Quincy Ford. Joel Smith contributed 5 assists, while Joel Smith cleaned the glass with 6 rebounds.
Belmont got a 29-point performance from Ian Clark, who was supported by 11 points from Trevor Noack. J.J. Mann had 5 assists in a losing cause for Belmont, while Blake Jenkins grabbed 7 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Belmont were victorious, as the score was 35-32 at the break.
Northeastern won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 32-25.