Boston University vs Maryland-Baltimore County

Boston U. 68, UMBC 59

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BALTIMORE (AP) - Maurice Watson Jr. scored 19 points and D.J. Irving added 17 as Boston University topped Maryland-Baltimore County 68-59 for its sixth consecutive victory Saturday night.

Irving opened with a 3-pointer, giving him 1,000 points for his career. Watson added six assists for the Terriers (17-11, 11-4 America East Conference).

Boston began with a 14-4 advantage and led 28-17 at halftime. UMBC shot just 25 percent (6 of 24) before the break and was outscored 16-4 in the paint.

The Retrievers (6-21, 4-10) rebounded to hit 48.1 percent (13 of 27) in the second half, pulling within 44-42 with 8:46 remaining. The Terriers stretched the lead to 56-46 in short order, though, and led by at least seven points over the final 5 minutes.

Boston knocked down 65.2 percent (15 of 23) of its shots in the second half, and made 51 percent (26 of 51) for the game.

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Scoreboard
Boston University (17-11) «284068
Maryland-Baltimore County (6-21)174259

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Boston University Terriers
M. Thomas, F213-51-26237
D. Morris, F203-32-25048
D. Irving, G386-102-222017
M. Watson Jr., G348-153-326319
J. Papale, G320-72-25112
T. Robinson213-70-01018
N. Dieudonne171-21-22123
J. Kennedy111-10-02022
J. Alston41-10-01012
Z. Chionuma20-00-00000
Totals 26-5111-1328121768
 51%84.6% 
Maryland-Baltimore County Retrievers
C. Plummer, F344-108-1183218
A. Satchell, F171-70-23012
Q. Jones, G331-50-24443
R. Cook, G325-90-083211
B. Neller, G284-82-321113
M. Garner221-40-16012
J. Getz223-53-442110
A. Morgan60-20-00010
J. Wertz60-10-00000
Totals 19-5113-2336131359
 37.3%56.5% 
Patriot League
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Navy0-09-3152
Army West Point0-07-4204
Lehigh0-05-5238
Boston U.0-04-6208
Colgate0-04-6181
Bucknell0-04-7161
American0-03-6248
Holy Cross0-03-6291
Lafayette0-01-8335
Loyola-Md.0-01-8339

America East
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Albany0-011-2128
Binghamton0-08-4234
UMBC0-08-5229
Vermont0-07-567
UMass Lowell0-06-5279
Hartford0-05-6306
Stony Brook0-04-8246
New Hamp.0-03-8345
Maine0-03-9323
 
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