Hamilton, New York – Despite holding the nation’s second-best shooting team to a season-low 41.3 field goal percentage and graduate students, Jonas Harper Posting a career-high 23 points, Boston University’s men’s basketball team took a 77-71 decision against two-time Patriot League champions Colgate (77-71) Wednesday night.
The Raiders (11-7, 5-0 PL) outscored the Terriers (9-9, 2-3 PL) with 18-4 off turnovers with the help of 10 steals and 22-2 in fouls called. Benefited from 14 advantages. 20 consecutive wins in the PL tournament.
Harper flashed five 3-pointers to reach 20-plus points for the second time this season and the third time in his career. Malcolm Chaisey He had a career-high 11 rebounds, one point behind his double-double.Senior Ethan Britten-Watts BU were the other Terriers in double digits with 10 points as they finished the game 59-for-26 (.441) with a 42-35 advantage in rebounding.
PL Preseason Player of the Year Tucker Richardson had a game-high 15 points with six rebounds, six assists and four steals, while Jeff Woodward scored 14 off the bench. Ryan Moffat (12), Keegan Records (11) and Oliver Lynch-Daniels (11) also scored in double figures. Colgate entered the contest with 51.7 FG% and 41.3 3FG% (his third-best mark in the nation), but 26-for-63 (.413) and he was 8-for-25 (.320). suppressed by shooting.
BU is home and next host is Army West Point Saturday (January 14th) at 1pm.
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