Boston University vs Maine

Maine 63, Boston U. 58

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ORONO, Maine (AP) - Alasdair Fraser scored 17 points as Maine rallied from a nine-point, second-half deficit to defeat Boston University 63-58 Wednesday night in the America East Conference opener for both teams.

The Black Bears (6-8), who won their third straight game, took their first lead after the break with 2:19 to go on Xavier Pollard's jumper. After Fraser's jumper with 1:09 left made it 59-55, the teams swapped free throws.

Maurice Watson Jr.'s layup closed the gap to 60-58 with 31 seconds remaining, but Fraser hit two foul shots 3 seconds later and the Terriers could not score again.

Pollard added 13 points and Justin Edwards 10, while Mike Allison had 11 rebounds for Maine, which dominated the glass 35-26.

D.J. Irving's 15 points led the Terriers, who broke open a 26-26 halftime tie with a 12-3 spurt to start the second half. Boston has not won a conference opener since 2005.

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Boston University Terriers
D. Morris, F312-91-111025
T. Robinson, F172-60-06146
N. Dieudonne, F161-10-02013
D. Irving, G356-141-101215
M. Watson Jr., G356-70-007213
J. Papale322-71-31316
M. Thomas244-90-03228
J. Alston71-10-02012
Z. Chionuma20-00-00000
Totals 24-543-526141558
 44.4%60% 
Maine Black Bears
M. Allison, F323-51-111027
A. Fraser, F327-123-461017
J. Mesghna, G363-50-04118
X. Pollard, G345-123-443013
J. Edwards, G332-114-725110
T. Gloger161-10-01012
S. Lawton143-40-01216
D. Akanda-Coronel20-10-01010
Totals 24-5111-163512763
 47.1%68.8% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
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Lehigh4-310-8101
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Loyola-Md.3-49-9146
Colgate3-45-15317
Army West Point2-58-11252
Lafayette2-56-12299
American2-55-13311

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Stony Brook5-010-8172
UMBC3-212-6160
New Hamp.3-212-7166
UMass Lowell3-38-12282
Albany2-311-9156
Hartford1-46-14317
Maine1-55-16298
Binghamton0-59-11300
 
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