AMHERST, Mass. -- Tre Mitchell had 20 points as UMass topped Northeastern 80-71 on Tuesday night.
The heralded freshman center came into the contest averaging 14 points and eight rebounds per game. He pulled down six caroms against Northeastern.
Freshman T.J. Weeks, who is averaging 16 points per game through his first two games, added 12 points.
Tyson Walker, who was second on the Huskies in scoring coming into the contest with 13.0 points per game, scored 2 points. He failed to make a shot from beyond the arc (0 of 4).
UMass plays Central Connecticut at home on Saturday. Northeastern plays Old Dominion at home on Saturday.
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