Boston University 81, Maryland-Baltimore County 75

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BOSTON -- Boston University has six players score in double-figures, led by 19 points and eight rebounds from Dom Morris, as the Terriers held off Maryland-Baltimore County, 81-75, on Saturday.

The Terriers (11-10, 5-3 in the America East) shot 52 percent (31-of-60) from the field and won despite shooting only 4-of-19 from 3-point range.

D.J. Irving added 13 points, while John Papale and Nathan Dieudonne each had 11.

The Retrievers (4-16, 2-5), had four players score in double-figures, led by 19 points and 11 rebounds from Chase Plummer and 15 points from Ryan Cook.

The Retrievers also shot the ball well, making 53 percent of their shots (31-of-59), as well as 55 percent from behind the arc (12-of-22), but after the two teams exchanged leads several times in the second half, the Terriers pulled away.

The Terriers took their second lead of the game, 39-37, on Morris' layup with 16:26 left in the game.

The Retrievers battled back and held a 57-52 advantage with 9:40 remaining. However, the Terriers went on a 12-2 run to take a 64-59 lead and were able to hold on.

Maryland-Baltimore County, which scored the first seven points of the game, held a 10-point advantage at one point in the first half before the Terriers went on a 10-0 run to tie the game, 25-25.

The Retrievers shot 7-of-13 from 3-point range in the first half, taking a 32-31 lead to the dressing room.
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