Maurice Watson Jr. departing BU to seek bigger stage

The hole was already going to be a large one to fill for Joe Jones and the Boston University men’s basketball team given the losses of seniors Dom Morris and D.J. Irving. That hole just got a lot bigger. Maurice Watson Jr., the Terriers’ leading scorer this past season and the lone BU player to make the All-Patriot League first team, will transfer from the school and look to...
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April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 NIT Roundup: Boston University, Vermont Lose In First Round

Boston University and Vermont, the only two New England teams playing in the 2014 NIT, both lost on Wednesday night in the tournament’s first round. The Terriers led Illinois 30-13 at one point in the first half and led by 12 after 20 minutes, but the Illinois offense exploded in the second half and completed a remarkable comeback to earn a 66-62 victory at Agganis Arena. BU had...
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

At first, BU more comfy

Breathing room at the top of the Patriot League standings is what Boston University craved, and that’s what it earned with a 71-62 victory over American last night at Agganis Arena. Maurice Watson Jr. had 13 points, seven assists and four rebounds, and the Terriers pounded the offensive glass for 16 rebounds, leading to 14 second-chance points, to give themselves a two-game cushion...
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February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Dom Morris helps BU stay in first

Dom Morris had 16 points and eight rebounds and Boston University kept pace atop the Patriot League standings by holding off Colgate, 76-74, last night in Hamilton, N.Y. The Terriers (18-8, 11-2) remained tied for first place with American, which routed Lehigh, 64-44. BU will host American on Wednesday at Agganis Arena. BU trailed by three points after Colgate (9-15, 3-10) closed...
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February 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Boston U hangs on to beat Colgate 76-74

Dom Morris scored 16 points to lead Boston University in a 76-74 victory over Colgate on Wednesday night. Boston University (18-8, 11-2 Patriot) trailed by three points after Colgate (9-15, 3-10) closed out the first half on an 8-0 run. The Terriers opened up the second half with 11-straight points to charge ahead by eight, the largest lead yet, and went on to lead by as many as...
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February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Lehigh downs Boston U 82-80 in OT

Tim Kempton scored 18 points Saturday and Mackey McKnight hit the game-winning layup with 1 second to play as Lehigh came back from a 15-point deficit to beat Boston University 82-80 in overtime. McKnight finished with 16 points, Jesse Chuku and Justin Goldsborough had 11 apiece and Lehigh (12-11, 5-5 Patriot) won its fourth straight, avenging a 67-66 loss to the Terriers on Jan...
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February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Boston U. holds on for 64-61 win over Bucknell

Dom Morris, John Papale and Maurice Watson Jr. each scored 12 points as Boston University survived a furious late rally by Bucknell and held on for a 64-61 win on Saturday. Boston (14-7, 7-1 Patriot League) led by 20 with 8 minutes to play but Bucknell went on a 28-9 run to cut its deficit to 59-58 on a 3-pointer by Chris Hass with 19 seconds left. Papale then hit three of four...
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January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Boston U triumphs over Colgate 66-58

Maurice Watson, Jr. scored 20 points and had six assists to lead Boston U over Colgate 66-58 on Wednesday. The Terriers (12-6, 5-0 Patriot League) shot 48 percent from the floor, including 8 of 15 from beyond the arc. Dom Morris added 15 points for Boston, which won their fifth game in a row. Colgate (6-10, 0-5) was led by Murphy Burnatowski with 27 points. No other Raider player...
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January 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Boston U. wins Patriot debut 70-60 over Holy Cross

Maurice Watson Jr. had 12 points and six assists on Thursday as Boston University won its Patriot League debut 70-60 over Holy Cross. D.J. Irving stripped the ball from Justin Burrell with 38 seconds left and made both free throws to put Boston up 68-60. Dom Morris and John Papale added 11 points each and eight players scored at least six points for the Terriers (8-6, 1-0). Holy...
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January 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Boston University shocks Maryland 83-77

Boston University got 25 points from D.J. Irving and displayed far more poise than Maryland down the stretch, surprising the Terrapins 83-77 Saturday to snap a three-game losing streak. The Terriers (7-5) blew a 10-point halftime lead before using a 13-3 run to go up 70-61 with 3:44 left. Maryland (7-5) had no answer and ended up with its third defeat in five games. Dom Morris...
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December 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Boston blows by LIU Brooklyn 72-57

Maurice Watson scored 16 points, joining three other Boston University players in double figures as they blew past LIU Brooklyn 72-57 at the 2K Sports Classic Sub-Regional on Sunday. John Papale added 14 scores, Matt Thomas had 13 points and D.J. Irving netted 11 points for the Terriers in the win. Dom Morris grabbed 11 rebounds in the contest. Boston U shot a respectable 49 percent...
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November 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Boston University defeats Mass.-Lowell 91-65

Dom Morris posted a double-double scoring a career-high 27 points with 10 rebounds, guiding Boston University to a commanding 91-65 victory over Mass.-Lowell on Wednesday night. Boston University, who started off their season 2-0 for the first time in 12 years, scored a school-record 64 points in the first half. The Terriers, who led by 32 points with less than two minutes into...
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November 13, 2013  |  Discuss

UConn Men To Host Detroit, BU In 2K Sports Classic

STORRS, Conn. - An opponent that the UConn men’s basketball team has met just once and another that has a history with UConn which dates back 83 years will be on the Huskies’ schedule in 2013-14 as part of the 2K Sports Classic benefiting Wounded Warrior Project. The University of Detroit and Boston University will be UConn’s first two opponents in the Classic, visiting...
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August 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Boston U. 79, Binghamton 58

D.J. Irving scored 22 of his 27 points in the first half, made a career-high seven 3-pointers and Boston University defeated Binghamton for the eighth straight time, 79-58, Saturday in America East Conference play. Irving, who scored just seven points against Maine, made his first seven shots, including five from 3-point range, and tallied 19 of the Terriers' first 29 points...
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February 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Boston U. 79, Maine 72

Dom Morris scored 20 points to go with seven rebounds as Boston University beat Maine 79-72 Tuesday night in the 100th meeting between the two programs. John Papale added 16 points, Maurice Watson Jr. 14 and D.J. Irving pulled down 10 rebounds for Boston, which has won four straight at home. Watson had eight assists for the Terriers, who finished one short of their season high with...
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February 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Boston U. 81, UMBC 75

Dom Morris scored 19 points to lead six Boston University players in double figures as the Terriers defeated Maryland-Baltimore County 81-75 Saturday for their third consecutive victory. A 3-pointer by Maurice Watson Jr. started a 7-0 run that gave the Terriers (11-10, 5-3) a 71-63 lead with 2:04 remaining. The Retrievers (4-16, 2-5) got back to within four, 75-71, on Ryan Cook...
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January 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Boston U. 69, New Hampshire 59

Dom Morris hit 6 of 9 shots en route to 18 points and Boston University defeated New Hampshire 69-59 Saturday in America East Conference play to snap a three-game road losing streak. Maurice Watson Jr. had 13 while Malik Thomas and Travis Robinson chipped in 11 apiece for Boston. Neither team led by more than five in the first half until Travis Robinson's 3-pointer put Boston...
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January 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Boston U. 63, Vermont 53

D.J. Irving scored 20 points, Dom Morris added a double-double and Boston University used a late, 13-3 run to defeat Vermont 63-53 Tuesday night to snap a two-game losing streak and earn its first America East Conference win of the season. The Terriers (7-9, 1-2) led 47-46 before Morris sparked the scoring run with a layup with 4:12 left. John Papale capped the run with a layup...
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January 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Boston U. 71, Howard 44

Dom Morris led four players in double figures with 17 points and Boston University handed Howard its fourth straight loss, beating the Bison 71-44 Saturday in a consolation game of the University of Central Florida Holiday Classic. D.J. Irving had 14 points while Maurice Watson Jr. and Malik Thomas chipped in 11 apiece on 5-of-7 shooting. Thomas, who played just 16 minutes, pulled...
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December 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Harvard 65, Boston U. 64

Siyani Chambers scored 17 of his 21 points in the second half and hit the game-winning jumper with 4 seconds left to lift Harvard past Boston University 65-64 Tuesday night. Wesley Saunders chipped in with 16 points to help Harvard (5-4) win its fourth game in a row against Boston. Trailing 62-60 late in the second half, Boston (3-6) tied the game on Dom Morris' layup with...
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December 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Boston U. 69, Coastal Carolina 63

Dom Morris scored 18 points and D.J. Irving made two free throws with 9 seconds left to lead Boston University past Coastal Carolina 69-63 Thursday night in the nonconference opponents' second meeting in nine days. Unlike the last one, when the Terriers (3-5) rolled to a 74-44 win in Boston, the Chanticleers (2-5) never trailed by more than 10 points Thursday. Irving hit his...
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December 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Boston U. 67, Maine 54

Daryl Partin came off the bench to score 14 points and Dom Morris came on for 13 to propel Boston University to a 67-54 victory over Maine Thursday night in America East action. It was the third straight win for the Terriers (14-13, 10-3) and 10th in their last 12 games. BU led 17-4 midway through the first half on D.J. Irving's layup. The Terriers led 30-21 at the break, with...
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February 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Boston U. 75, Boston College 61

Darryl Partin scored 15 of his 27 points in the closing 8 1/2 minutes to help Boston University to a 75-61 victory over its crosstown rival Boston College on Saturday. D.J. Irving added 17 points and Matt Griffin and Dom Morris each had 11 for the Terriers (4-4), who won their fourth straight for coach Joe Jones - an assistant under second-year Boston College coach Steve Donahue...
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December 03, 2011  |  Discuss

Boston College dropped by Boston U. 75-61

BOSTON (AP) -- Darryl Partin scored 15 of his 27 points in the closing 8 12 minutes to help Boston University to a 75-61 victory over its crosstown rival Boston College on Saturday. D.J. Irving added 17 points and Matt Griffin and Dom Morris each had 11 for the Terriers (4-4), who won their fourth straight for coach Joe Jones -- an assistant under second-year Boston College coach...
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December 03, 2011  |  Discuss
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