Creighton signs Boston U. guard Maurice Watson Jr.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) Boston University point guard Maurice Watson Jr. is transferring to Creighton.
April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

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

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...
April 02, 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...
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February 25, 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

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...
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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....
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February 15, 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

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...
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February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

BU reborn in OT

Boston University coach Joe Jones rubbed his chin as he glanced down at the game summary in the wake of the Terriers’ hard-fought 86-81 overtime victory against Army before 913 fans at Agganis Arena. Jones was clearly relieved that his Terriers (15-7, 8-1 Patriot League) managed to survive after wasting all of a 22-point margin before coming out on top thanks to clutch 8-of-8...
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January 30, 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...
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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...
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January 20, 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 University takes care of Navy 55-32

Maurice Watson Jr. scored 11 points, had six assists and six rebounds to lead Boston University past Navy 55-32 on Tuesday. Watson entered the game tied for third nationally with 103 assists for BU (10-6, 3-0 Patriot). Cedric Hankerson had 11 off the bench and Nathan Dieudonne added 10 for the Terriers. Watson was 4 of 11 from the field and BU shot just 38.5 percent. BU held a...
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January 07, 2014  |  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

Should 'Beanpot of basketball' be annual tradition in Boston?

Send to KindleBoston University, UMass and Harvard may have been the winners on the scoreboard in the inaugural Coaches vs. Cancer event at the TD Garden in Boston, but at the end of the day everyone won just for taking part. (Credit: Keith Gary) “To have this event come off with all of the various schools participating is really a special day and a long time coming,” said Northeastern...
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November 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Blueprint Breakdown with Drew Dawson: Boston University’s ability to play in space

Send to KindleDJ Irving can play with any guard in the country…and better than most. There is an old saying in coaching that goes “size hurts, but speed kills.” Perhaps, no other coach in the country is as pleased with the truth of that adage as Boston University Terriers head coach, Joe Jones. Entering his third season at the helm and the Terriers’ first as a member of...
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November 09, 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. 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. 85, Albany (NY) 80

D.J. Irving forced overtime with two 3-pointers in 4 seconds to help Boston University win at America East-rival Albany 85-80 Wednesday night. Albany's Mike Black hit a pair of free throws for a 63-57 lead with 15 seconds left. Irving drained a 3-pointer with 9 seconds remaining, and after Black committed a turnover on the inbound pass, Irving knocked down another 3 with 5 seconds...
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January 23, 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

Evaluating Jake O'Brien to Temple

In a transfer season that seems to have no end, the latest is Boston University forward Jake O'Brien transferring to Temple. O'Brien, a senior, is immediately eligible since he has already received his bachelors degree. He left BU because they are ineligible for their conference tournament as punishment since they'll be leaving it next season. In a conference like the...
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August 09, 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
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