Boston U. pulls away in second half to beat New Hampshire 67-52

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DURHAM, N.H. (AP)—Corey Lowe scored 23 points and Scott Brittain added 15 points and 13 rebounds as Boston University beat New Hampshire 67-52 on Saturday.

With the game tied at 32-32, Lowe and Carlos Strong hit back-to-back 3-pointers that put the Terriers (7-14, 4-5 America East) ahead for good.

The Wildcats (7-14, 4-5 America East) trailed by just seven with about eight minutes to play, but Boston University ended the game on a 16-4 run. Strong finished with 10 points.

Mike Christensen had 16 and Tyrece Gibbs added 14 to lead the Wildcats.

New Hampshire trailed 25-17 at halftime, but opened the second half with a 15-7 run that tied the game at 32. Christensen had a pair of 3-pointers in the run and Rony Tchatchoua capped it off by putting back his own miss with 16:30 to play.

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 Top Performers
 Boston U.
Scott Brittain Scott Brittain
4-7,  15 Pts
13 Rebs, 4 Assists
 New Hampshire
Tyrece Gibbs Tyrece Gibbs
5-12,  14 Pts
2 Rebs, 3 Assists

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