Gavin Edwards started for just the fourth time this season, and the first since Nov. 17 vs. Hofstra. And why not, really?
There's a vocal contingent of about 250 Northeastern fans in the house. Total attendance? Remains to be seen, but I predicted 6,100 yesterday in a pool among beat writers and I'd say I've got a good chance to win.
However many fans there are, most of them vociferously booed the Northeastern dance squad when it took the floor during a break.
Alex Oriakhi looks good, with eight points and seven boards.
The thinking is that, if UConn wins and Virginia Tech wins tomorrow, they'd play Saturday in Blacksburg, Va. But that's not official. Not at all.
More later ...