Puerto Rico Tip-off - Charlotte vs Northeastern Final: 86-77 - Recap
|Puerto Rico Tip-off - Charlotte vs Northeastern Final: 86-77 - Recap|
Charlotte got 20 points from Shawn Lester as they ran past Northeastern 86-77 on Friday at Coliseo Roberto Clemente.
Charlotte won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 3-point spread as favorites.
Ben Cherry had 18 points for Charlotte and Terrence Williams chipped in with 13 points. Terrence Williams had 6 assists for them, while Mike Thorne Jr. was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 8 boards.
Northeastern got a 22-point performance from Scott Eatherton, who was supported by 14 points from Demetrius Pollard. Scott Eatherton had 2 assists in a losing cause for Northeastern, while Reggie Spencer grabbed 12 rebounds.
Charlotte led at halftime, 43-34.
Northeastern won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 36-31.