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.