Robertson 20 points spark Colgate to 74-60 win over BU

HAMILTON, N.Y. (AP) Jordan Robertson, averaging 5.0 points per game, came off the bench to score 20 points in 20 minutes in leading Colgate to a 74-60 victory over Boston University on Wednesday night.

The Raiders (14-10, 9-4) snapped a second-place tie with the Terriers (12-12, 8-5), and moved a half-game closer to Patriot League leader Bucknell (11-2).

Sean O’Brien and Jordan Swopshire scored 11 points each and Dana Batt and Will Rayman 10 apiece for Colgate, which hit 12 of 26 3-point attempts.

Max Mahoney scored 15 points, Javante McCoy 13 and Tyler Scanlon 11 for BU, which shot 49 percent but was only 3 of 7 at the free-throw line to Colgate’s 12-of-17.

Mahoney tied the game with 10:39 to go with a bucket but Colgate outscored BU 20-6 from there, including a 14-0 game-ending run.

Robertson scored 12 points in the first half when Colgate took a 40-33 lead.