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Three Boston University Men’s Basketball Starters Decide To Transfer

The Boston University men’s basketball team lost its three senior co-captains to graduation but will sustain even greater losses as Maurice Watson Jr., Malik Thomas and James Kennedy will transfer, coach Joe Jones told ESPN Boston. The Terriers now will be without five of their top seven scorers. Watson might be the biggest loss of the three transfers — he averaged 13.3 points...
Via NESN.com
April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Illinois 66, Boston U 62

Rayvonte Rice scored 20 of his 28 points in the second half as the visiting Fighting Illini rallied to earn a win in the first round of the NIT. Rice shot 11-of-14 from the field and had eight rebounds while Malcolm Hill notched 10 points and eight boards for Illinois (20-14), which will visit Clemson in the second round. Joseph Bertrand added nine points for the Fighting Illini...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Boston University edges Army 71-70

John Papale came off the bench to score 19 points as Boston University narrowly edged Army 71-70 Wednesday. Maurice Watson, Jr. had 16 points and Travis Robinson added 11 for the Terriers (21-9, 14-3 Patriot). Army led 33-23 at the break but Boston came back strong midway through the second with a 13-4 run sparked by a Papale 3-pointer at 10:41 to lead 58-53 with 7:30 to play....
Via AP on Fox
February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Terriers trip up in title try

Bucknell put Boston University’s Patriot League coronation on hold with a 63-53 victory over the Terriers on Senior Day at Agganis Arena. The Terriers (20-9, 13-3) squandered an opportunity to clinch a share of the Patriot League title in their first season in the conference. BU can gain sole ownership of the title and secure homecourt advantage throughout the league tournament...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Blueprint Breakdown with Drew Dawson: A Conversation with Boston University’s Joe Jones

Send to KindleBoston University (19-8, 12-2) moved into sole possession of first place in the Patriot League following an impressive 87-72 victory at Loyola University Saturday night.  6-foot-3 sophomore sharpshooter, John Papale posted a career-high 20 points including 6 three-pointers. Saturday’s win capped off a perfect week on the road for the Terriers. Last Wednesday, Boston...
Via College Chalktalk
February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Papale leads Boston U over Loyola (Md) 87-72

John Papale did not miss a shot while scoring 20 points to lead Boston University to an 87-72 victory over Loyola (Md.) on Saturday night. Maurice Watson, Jr. hit a 3-pointer to open the second half, giving BU a 45-29 lead. Loyola had a 16-8 run to pull within 63-57 with 5:56 to play. Papale then hit four-straight treys to stretch Boston's lead to 75-59 with 3:39 remaining....
Via AP on Fox
February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Boston U pulls away from Navy in 61-48 win

Maurice Watson Jr. scored nine points and dished out eight assists to lead Boston University to a 61-48 win over Navy on Wednesday night. D.J. Irving contributed 12 points and John Papale had 10 for Boston U (16-8, 9-2), which got its first in-season sweep of a Patriot League opponent with the win. The Terriers hit just 20 of 54 from the field but held a 50-33 rebounding advantage...
Via AP on Fox
February 05, 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...
Via AP on Fox
January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Terriers continue red-hot run

Boston University is experiencing a lot of firsts in its initial run through the Patriot League. The only thing missing on the resume is a first loss. The Terriers continued a torrid pace through conference play with their sixth-straight victory, 72-58, last night over Loyola Maryland at Agganis Arena. Maurice Watson Jr. continued to make a difference for BU (13-6, 6-0), scoring...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Boston University knocks off Loyola Maryland 72-58

Maurice Watson Jr. scored 19 points to lead Boston University to a 72-58 victory over Loyola Maryland Monday night. Watson had an almost perfect shooting night, hitting 7 of 9 field goal attempts and 4 of 5 free throws. D.J. Irving had 14 points and John Papale added 13 for Boston University (13-6, 6-0 Patriot League). The Terriers, who have now won six straight games, shot 50...
Via AP on Fox
January 20, 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...
Via AP on Fox
January 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Harvard edges Boston University 79-68 in overtime

Wesley Saunders scored 25 points and Harvard overcame a second-half rally from Boston University for a 79-68 overtime win on Saturday. Harvard (9-1) outscored Boston (6-3) 13-2 in the overtime period, making 11 of 12 free throws. The Crimson held a 60-50 lead with 5:58 left before the Terriers closed the gap. Two 3-pointers from John Papale in the final minute of regulation helped...
Via AP on Fox
December 07, 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...
Via AP on Fox
November 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Boston U. comes back, tops Northeastern 72-69

John Papale scored 6 straight points in the closing minutes to give Boston University the lead and help spur a 72-69 comeback over Northeastern on Sunday at TD Garden in the season opener for both teams. Boston (1-0) trailed 65-58 with five minutes to play but finished the game on a 14-4 run. Down 67-62, Papale hit a 3-pointer and made three free throws in a span of less than a...
Via AP on Fox
November 10, 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...
Via AP on Fox
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...
Via AP on Fox
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...
Via AP on Fox
January 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Boston U. 83, Binghamton 59

D.J. Irving scored 16 points and John Papale 14 as Boston University shot 54.5 percent from the field to defeat Binghamton 83-59 Saturday in an America East Conference game. Irving and Papale each made three shots from 3-point range for the Terriers (8-9, 2-2), whose 44.4 percent shooting (12 of 27) on 3-pointers was better than Binghamton's 30.9 percent (21 of 68) from all...
Via AP on Fox
January 12, 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...
Via AP on Fox
January 08, 2013  |  Discuss
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