CHARLESTON, S.C.— The Latest on the Charleston Classic (all times local):
Vasa Pusica had 20 points and Northeastern beat a Southeastern Conference opponent for the first time in six tries with a 68-52 win over Alabama at the Charleston Classic on Thursday.
The Huskies (2-1) will face No. 16 Virginia Tech on Friday for a spot in the tournament championship.
Northeastern of the Colonial Athletic Association built a double-digit lead by halftime and was rarely pressured by the Crimson Tide (2-1).