Isaiah Thomas scored 12 straight Celtics points late in the fourth quarter and his season high with 37 points to lead Boston to a 107-106 victory over the short-handed Philadelphia 76ers on Satur
Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer
Celtics 107, 76ers 106: Isaiah Thomas scored 13 of his game-high 37 points in the fourth quarter as Boston escaped with a win in a game it trailed in by as much as 11. An energized Thomas put Boston on his back in the final frame, scoring 12 straight points for the Celtics at one point during the final six minutes of the game. Backcourt partner Avery Bradley added 20 points for Boston.
Lucas Woodhouse scored 17 points as Stony Brook held off Northeastern down the stretch for a 77-75 victory Saturday night, the first home victory for new coach Jeff Boals.
Torin Dorn had 22 points and 11 rebounds to help North Carolina State beat Boston University 77-73 on Saturday.
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Bryce Aiken scored 16 points and Corey Johnson and Corbin Miller each scored 10 points to led Harvard to a 64-52 win over Fordham on Saturday.
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