Boston College 94, Hartford 60

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BOSTON (AP)—Jared Dudley scored 21 points and Boston College set a school-record with 14 made 3-pointers en route to a 94-60 nonconference win over Hartford on Wednesday night.

Sean Marshall scored 13 points, Tyler Roche 12, and Tyrese Rice and John Oates 11 apiece for the Eagles (15-6). Rice added 13 assists.

BC’s previous high for 3-point baskets was 13 that was done three times, the last Jan. 7, 2001, at Miami.

Alex Zimnickas led Hartford (9-13) with 12 points.

The Eagles, who shot 70 percent in the first half (19 of 27), led 47-30 at intermission.

BC, which usually relies on a low-post offense, came out firing from 3-point range from the start, hitting 3’s for four of their first five baskets to open a 16-7 lead 6:19 into the game. Oates made three of the 3-pointers.

Reserve forward Roche hit consecutive 3-pointers 66 seconds apart during a 9-0 run that pushed BC’s lead to 33-17 with 7 1/2 minutes left in the half.

BC scored 12 of the first 14 points in the second half to open a 59-32 edge. Rice and Dudley had consecutive 3’s before Marshall made converted a 3-point play, making it 70-38 with 12:51 to play.

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A. Zimnickas A. Zimnickas
6-12,  12 Pts
8 Rebs, 0 Assists
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J. Dudley J. Dudley
8-8,  21 Pts
8 Rebs, 6 Assists

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