Brian Starr also scored 12 points and Jordan McNeil added 10 for the third-seeded Tigers (20-12), who will play No. 2 seed College of Charleston in the semifinals today at 4:30 p.m.
Mike Morsell made a layup and Adala Moto scored the final six points of a 13-5 run to open the game and Towson never trailed. After Alex Murphy's layup pulled the sixth-seeded Huskies (15-16) to 15-10 with 8:54 remaining in the half, Northeastern missed eight of its next 10 field-goal attempts. McNeil's 3-pointer capped a 9-2 run that made it 24-12 about three minutes later and the Tigers led by double figures the rest of the way.
T.J. Williams led the Huskies with 15 points, and Bolden Brace scored 10.