Boston U pulls away from New Hampshire 69-59

The Associated Press

DURHAM, N.H. (AP) -- Dom Morris hit 6 of 9 shots en route to 18 points and Boston University defeated New Hampshire 69-59 Saturday in America East Conference play to snap a three-game road losing streak.

Maurice Watson Jr. had 13 while Malik Thomas and Travis Robinson chipped in 11 apiece for Boston.

Neither team led by more than five in the first half until Travis Robinson's 3-pointer put Boston (9-10, 3-3) ahead 28-21 with 4:12 left in the frame.

Jeron Trotman made a layup and Ferg Myrick hit a free throw to cut the deficit to 28-24, but Morris closed the half with a three-point play and opened the second half with a layup to create a 33-24 advantage after just a minute of play.

New Hampshire (4-13, 0-5) never got any closer than seven the rest of the way.

The Wildcats were led by Patrick Konan's 11 points and 13 rebounds.

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