Boston U. 74, Coastal Carolina 44
Maurice Watson Jr. scored 15 points and D.J. Irving 14 as Boston
University made its first win of the season a lopsided one, 74-44
over Coastal Carolina in a nonconference game Wednesday night.
Two free throws and a jumper by Irving started an 11-1 run that
put the Terriers (1-5) in front, 31-15, with 1:27 left until
halftime. Irving scored 10 points in the second half, when Boston
University’s lead grew to as many as 35 points, 73-38, with 2:51
The Terriers held Anthony Raffa of the Chanticleers (2-4), who
came in as the leading scorer in Division I at 26.0 points per
game, to eight points, including just two in the first half.
Boston University shot 55.6 percent (15 of 27) in the second
half and 50 percent (25 of 50) overall. Coastal Carolina shot 34.0
percent (18 of 53) and was below 35 percent in each half.